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      2017-2018 Buffalo Jr. Sabres Head Coaches - UPDATED 1/20/2017


      We are pleased to announce coaches for next season.

      9U    Squirt Minor Head Coach:              Patrick Fisher

      Pat Fisher is a lifelong Buffalo native, who played his minor hockey with multiple organizations in Buffalo area.  After graduating from Timon High School, where he captained the first ever WNY Federation championship team,  Pat went on to play college hockey at SUNY Canton College (NY).  From there, Pat played two seasons of minor-professional hockey in Detroit of the CHL. 

      After his playing career, Pat has built a strong coaching resume over the last 20 years.  Pat’s experience behind the bench ranges from Head Coach at Belle Tire Hockey club winning 3 Michigan State Championships, to coaching 4 gold medal winning teams at the Empire State Games Additionally, Pat has held the roles of Director of Youth Hockey for the Buffalo Sabres and Assistant General Manager of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres Junior A Team.  We are pleased to welcome Pat to the Buffalo Jr. Sabres coaching staff.


      10U  Squirt Major Head Coach:              Kevyn Adams

      11U  Pee Wee Minor Head Coach:          Tristan Musser

                      Associate Head Coach:          Mike Ansell

      12U  Pee Wee Major Head Coach:          Mike Ansell

                     Associate  Head Coach:          Tristan Musser

      13U  Bantam Minor Co-Coaches:          Craig Rivet & Tom Gately

      14U  Bantam Major Head Coach:           Bill Loupee

      15U  Midget Head Coach:                      Jacob Brozyna 

      16U  Midget Head Coach:                      Andrew Peters

      18U  Midget Head Coach:                      Joe Marszalek


      19U Girls Team

      Due to USA Hockey Restrictions regarding Women's Hockey, the Buffalo Jr. Sabres organization is suspending the addition of the 19U Girls team.  We apologize for any inconvenience our announcement may have caused.  


      Buffalo Jr Sabres - Player Advancement/Commitments

      Over the past 5 seasons, the Buffalo Jr Sabres program has had 54 players advance to NCAA College or Ontario Hockey League (Major Junior A).  Of the 54 players, 27 were committed NCAA Division 1 college, 27 continued on to play at NCAA Division III college, and 3 moved on to play in the OHL.  

      Name Team Year College/Junior
      Trevor Peca 16U 16-17 University of Maine
      Trevor Kuntar 16U 16-17 Harvard University
      Michael Faliero 20U 16-17 SUNY Cortland
      Brendan Dunning 20U 16-17 SUNY Buffalo State 
      Connor Davis 20U 16-17 Nazareth College
      Andrew Pizzo 20U 16-17 Niagara University
      Cameron Radziwon 20U 16-17 Hamilton College
      Ryan Fritz 20U 16-17 SUNY Cortland
      Ryan Sidorski 20U 16-17 Union College 
      Erik Urbank 20U 16-17 Dartmouth College
      Case McCarthy 16U 16-17 Boston University
      Tucker Weppner 20U 16-17 Canisius College
      Zach Evancho 20U 15-16 Army
      Chris Berger 20U 15-16 Brown University
      David Baskerville 20U 15-16 Canisius College
      Griffin Lunn 20U 15-16 Colgate University
      Bryce Ferrell 20U 15-16 SUNY-Potsdam
      Dylan Seitz 20U 15-16 Kitchener OHL
      Wilson Vershay 20U 15-16 SUNY Cortland
      Evan Bennett 20U 15-16 Salem State
      Ryan Kuhn 20U 14-15 Niagara University
      Austin Osmanski 18U 14-15 Mississauga OHL
      Tim Kielich 20U 14-15 SUNY Brockport
      Joshua Gabriel 20U 14-15 Canisius College
      Justin Cmunt 20U 14-15 Union College
      Daniel Lafontaine 20U 14-15 Canisius College
      Ben Casale 20U 14-15 SUNY Fredonia
      Christopher Moses 20U 14-15 Elmira College
      Aiden Salerno 20U 14-15 SUNY-Cortland
      Kenny Tencza 20U 14-15 Elmira College
      Nico Gonzalez 20U 14-15 SUNY-Cortland
      Michael Bevilacqua 20U 14-15 Canisius College
      Colin Rutherford 20U 14-15 Dartmouth College
      Nate Skidmore 20U 14-15 SUNY-Potsdam
      Pat Egan 20U 13-14 SUNY-Plattsburgh
      Max Mikowski 20U 13-14 Rochester Institute of Technology
      Nolan Sheeran 20U 13-14 Canisius College
      Michael Ederer 20U 13-14 St. Lawrence University
      Nick DeSimone 20U 13-14 Union College
      Darren McCormick 20U 13-14 SUNY-Cortland
      Ryan Schmelzer 20U 13-14 Canisius College
      Mason Evans 20U 13-14 Connecticut College
      Dennis Gilbert 20U 13-14 University of Notre Dame
      Dylan Howatt 20U 13-14 SUNY- Brockport
      Tony Devito 20U 13-14 SUNY-Cortland
      Brandon Schaber 20U 13-14 Saint Mary's
      David Hopfer 20U 13-14 SUNY-Canton
      Parker Gahagen 20U 12-13 Army
      Rocky Gruttadauria 20U 11-12 Niagara University
      Andrew Poturalski 20U 11-12 University of New Hampshire
      Chris Luker 20U 11-12 SUNY- Brockport
      Denis Playfair 20U 11-12 SUNY- Geneseo
      Sean Federow 20U 12-13 SUNY-Oswego
      Nathan Pelligra 20U 12-13 SUNY- Brockport
      Darrin Trebes 20U 12-13 SUNY- Fredonia
      David Seward 20U 12-13 Nazareth College
      Frank Hora 20U 12-13 Kitchener OHL

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