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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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