Pre-Register for Squirt & Pee Wee Tryouts
With tryouts Tuesday, March 21st, you have the ability to pre-register for our tryouts. Please make sure to include your 2016-17 USA Hockey Registration # in the comment section of the registration form.
Additonally, if attending tryouts from an different organization, please ensure you have a release from the previous organization. Without it, your player will be unable to participate in the tryout.
Tryout dates and times for all squirt and pee wee teams are below.
Thank you for your interest in the Buffalo Junior Sabres organization and we look forward to seeing you at tryouts.
Registration Link: https://onebuffalo.formstack.com/forms/junior_tryouts
***There is a Buffalo Sabres game Tuesday night. Please tell the HARBORCENTER Parking attendant that you are here to attend Buffalo JR Sabres Tryouts and they will allow you entrance to the ramp.
BUFFALO JR SABRES ANNOUNCE TRYOUT TIMES FOR SQUIRT AND PEE WEE 9U, 10U, 11U AND 12U TEAMS
The Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization has announced the tryout times for its squirt and pee wee minor and major, 9U, 10U, 11U and 12U teams.
All tryouts will take place on Tuesday, March 21st at HARBORCENTER. Each participating player will be charged a $20 tryout fee.
Squirt Minor 9U
Head Coach Pat Fisher
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Squirt Major 10U
Head Coach Kevyn Adams
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Pee Wee Minor 11U
Head Coach Tristan Musser
Associate Coach Mike Ansell
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Pee Wee Major 12U
Head Coach Mike Ansell
Associate Coach Tristan Musser
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
During the 2017-2018 season, Jr. Sabres players will on average participate in four weekly on-ice sessions, including one Academy of Hockey skill session. Players will take part in two weekly IMPACT Sports Performance training sessions, numerous video instruction sessions, and a summer training camp. Participants will also receive select equipment and apparel.
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.
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, 24 continued on to play at NCAA Division III college, and 3 moved on to play in the OHL.