Pre-Camp Press Release

Quispamsis, NB – May 11, 2017

70 of the province’s top players will participate in Hockey New Brunswick’s second Under 13 High Performance Skills Camp. Pee Wee AAA players from all over the province will gather at the Q-Plex in Quispamsis for a weekend of skill development, personal development, and competition. This is the second year for this event and is open to 2005 born players an introduction to Hockey New Brunswick’s High Performance Program. Participating players will go through:

  • 1 Skills Practice
  • 1 Power Skating Practice (Ough Power Skating)
  • 1 Small Area Games and Competition Practice
  • Hockey Canada Skills Combine/Skills Practice
  • 1 Inter squad Game

 The Hockey Canada Skills combine consists of 6 different skating and puck handling drills that will measure the speed, agility, and puck skills of the players. Player will be given their times and rankings amongst their peers. Players can use the information to determine their strengths and weaknesses as a player, and help with their development moving forward.

Lead instructors for the camp include:

Marc Hussey

- Head Coach Male U16 Team NB 2016
- Pittsburgh Penguins 2nd round draft pick
- Member of 1994-95 Canadian Men’s Senior National Team
- Former Saint John Sea Dogs Assistant Coach

Brad Tesink

- Current Coach with Bantam Major Seadogs
- Former QMJHL Player (Gatineau, Acadie-Bathurst, Cape Breton)
- Former CIS Player with St. Thomas University
- Current Assistant Coach Male U14 Team NB

Matt Bursey

- Current Coach with Bantam Major Seadogs
- Former QMJHL Player (Gatineau, Acadie-Bathurst, Cape Breton)
- Former CIS Player with St. Thomas University
- Current Assistant Coach Male U14 Team NB

Goaltending Coach
Kyle MacDonald

- 2015 Canada Winter Games
- UNB Varsity Reds (2017 U Sports National Champions)
- Hockey Canada Goaltending Consultant
- Saint John Major Midget Vitos

Roster
PDF iconMale U13 Roster 2017

Schedule
docxU13 2017 Schedule

 

For more information about the Hockey New Brunswick U13 Development Camp, please contact:

Mike Gillingham
Hockey New Brunswick
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