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Five Hole Sports End of Season Sale
02/10/2017
  Gear up for Spring with Five Hole Sports End of Season...
2017-2018 Program Information Meeting Date Set
02/05/2017
  The Junior Hurricanes will hold our annual Program Meeting...
Save the Date for the Jr. Canes 4th Annual Golf and Lobster Bake
02/03/2017
  Please save the date for the Jr. Canes 4th Annual Golf...
TAP Night with the Carolina Hurricanes
02/02/2017
  One of our Junior Hurricanes parent works with a nonprofit...
Cats & Canes Night at the Ballpark
02/02/2017
  The Carolina Mudcats would like to invite you out to the...
Junior Hurricanes Continue Scholar - Athlete Awards for 2017
01/26/2017
  The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce the continuation...
Jr Hurricanes make 2017 NHL Prospect Draft Rankings
01/19/2017
  RYHA and the Jr Hurricanes are proud and excited to announce...
 
Five Hole Sports End of Season Sale

 

Gear up for Spring with Five Hole Sports End of Season Sale. See details below. Sale ends on February 28th.

 


by posted 02/10/2017
2017-2018 Program Information Meeting Date Set

 

The Junior Hurricanes will hold our annual Program Meeting for the 2017-2018 season on Thursday evening, February 23rd at PNC Arena from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. During the meeting we plan to discuss the current state of the Junior Hurricanes, the overall program for next season, teams that we plan to offer, our coaches, try-out schedules and our spring and summer camps and clinics.

 

Also, as part of our spring offering we are considering a once per week 3v3 game option that would go from late March through May. We are still working through the details but are looking at a one day per week 3v3 game for each age group (U10, U12, U14, U16/U18). We will be sending out a survey shortly to gauge interest in the program with the plan to have a decision made by the program meeting on the 23rd.  

 

For those that cannot attend the meeting in person we will be posting a call in number and Web Link a couple of days prior to the meeting. We look forward to seeing you on the 23rd.

 

Please note, this is our annual membership meeting and is only open to players and parents that are currently registered in our program. Per the CAHA by-laws, we are not permitted to have players or parents from other organizations attend.


by posted 02/05/2017
Save the Date for the Jr. Canes 4th Annual Golf and Lobster Bake

 

Please save the date for the Jr. Canes 4th Annual Golf Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, April 22nd at the Heritage Golf Club in Wake Forest. The day will be loaded with golf and then followed by a Lobster Bake dinner, music and great company!

More details will follow shortly. We will be looking for golf foursomes, event and hole sponsors and event volunteers.

All proceeds will benefit the Junior Hurricanes Youth Hockey Program and the Junior Hurricanes Scholar-Athlete Awards.


by posted 02/03/2017
TAP Night with the Carolina Hurricanes

 

One of our Junior Hurricanes parent works with a nonprofit organization in Cary that serves people with aphasia. The organization is doing a hockey-oriented fundraiser.  One of their board members, Shawn Fleck, has reached out to our local hockey organizations regarding this fundraiser. Shawn has aphasia, which resulted from a stroke following an adult-league hockey game where he was hooked in the neck, damaging an artery.

The Triangle Aphasia Project Unlimited is a small non-profit organization dedicated to helping people who suffer from Aphasia, a communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to speak and write, but does not impact intelligence or memory.  Many stroke victims are stricken with aphasia, including some members of our extended local hockey family.

The TAP Unlimited organization has asked for our support, through a great offer for Hurricanes tickets.  You can cheer on the Canes as they take on the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers!  A portion of each ticket sold through this offer will benefit TAP to help support their efforts in helping individuals with aphasia, their families, friends, and the community.  Bring your families for two great hockey games and help people recovering from a stroke.

A flyer is attached with all the details, but you can buy tickets for approximately 20% off of the box office price!  There are two options for upper level and lower level seats.

The games are: 
Sunday, February 19 at 7:00pm vs. Toronto
Thursday, March 9 at 7:00pm vs. New York

Information Flyer

Order your tickets online at www.aphasiaproject.org/buy-hockey-tickets 

If you have any questions, call Shawn Fleck at 919-455-5463 or email at  .  If you would rather pay with check or cash, please contact Shawn.

 

 

 

by posted 02/02/2017
Cats & Canes Night at the Ballpark

 

The Carolina Mudcats would like to invite you out to the ballpark for "CATS & CANES NIGHT".  Join them for an exciting night of minor league baseball on Saturday, May 13th at 5:00.  The Carolina Hurricanes very own "Stormy and the Storm Squad" will be there.

Box Seat tickets are $7 each and the order deadline for this offer is Friday, May 5th.

Please contact Taylor Gustafson with the Carolina Mudcats for further information.  Below is the link for the "Information Flyer & Order Form".

 

Information Flyer/Order Form

 

 


by posted 02/02/2017
Junior Hurricanes Continue Scholar - Athlete Awards for 2017

 

The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce the continuation of the Scholar-Athlete Awards and the Coach Buzz Culotta Scholar-Athlete Award. For 2017 three scholarships in total will be awarded as outlined below. The scholarships are available for any eligible rising high school juniors and seniors and graduating seniors. Complete and qualifying applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Review Committee for the Scholar Athlete Awards and a winner will be chosen by the Committee.

The Committee will also select three finalist for the Coach Buzz Culotta Scholar-Athlete Award and the applications of the finalists will be submitted to the sponsors of the award (the family and friends of Buzz Culotta) for their selection of the winner. 

All applications and supporting material need to be received no later than February 28th, 2017. Please direct any questions to Dan Hollis at .

 

 

Junior Hurricanes Scholar-Athlete Awards

 

FOR 2017 RYHA WILL OFFER TWO SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS, ONE FOR A FEMALE ATHLETE AND ONE FOR A MALE ATHLETE

Award Amount:  $2,500 each

RYHA Players Eligible for Award: Rising high school juniors and seniors and graduating seniors.

Award Criteria:  This is a merit based scholarship. The award recipient shall be the player who over the course of the year has most strongly demonstrated:  a superior record in his or her academics; the core values of RYHA in his or her hockey play—namely, commitment, hard work, passion, integrity, sportsmanship, team work, having fun, and respect; and participation in volunteer community activities as consistent with his or her academic and hockey commitments. 

Use of Award Funds:  Each applicant must agree in writing that, if given the award, he or she will use the award funds for his or her formal education (e.g., tuition, school fees, and schoolbooks).

Application/Selection Process:  Parents or coaches of players, or players who feel they meet the award criteria may apply online by submitting the application at the link below. Applications must be followed with letters of recommendation from the player's team head coach and at least one of the following: 1) High school teacher or school official, or 2) representative from a community organization for which the applicant has volunteered.  Applicants must also provide valid school documentation showing current grade point average. Completed applications and supporting documentation will be reviewed by a committee within RYHA that will select the final the winner.  

Applications and supporting documentation are due to RYHA no later than February 28, 2017. Please mail your supporting documentation to: Junior Hurricanes Scholar-Athlete Award, c/o RYHA, P.O. Box 61400, Raleigh NC 27661.

Award recipients will be announced in March 2017.

Scholar-Athlete Award Application

 

Coach Buzz Culotta Scholar-Athlete Award

 

Buzz Culotta, who died much too early at the age of 49 in 2014, coached in RYHA for eight years. He had an unsurpassed passion for the game and devotion to his players. But, he also had a passion for education and always encouraged his players to pursue academic excellence just as they had pursued excellence on the ice. This award is given by Buzz's family and friends in his honor.

Award Amount:  Minimum of $2,000

RYHA Players Eligible for Award:  Rising high school juniors and seniors and graduating seniors.

Award Criteria:  This is a merit based scholarship. The award recipient shall be the player who over the course of the year has most strongly demonstrated:  a superior record in his or her academics; the core values of RYHA in his or her hockey play—namely, commitment, hard work, passion, integrity, sportsmanship, team work, having fun, and respect; and participation in volunteer community activities as consistent with his or her academic and hockey commitments. 

Use of Award Funds:  Each applicant must agree in writing that, if given the award, he or she will use the award funds for his or her formal education (e.g., tuition, school fees, schoolbooks) and/or his or her hockey development (e.g., hockey camp fees, personal hockey instruction, RYHA fees).

Application/Selection Process:  Players who feel they meet the award criteria may apply online by submitting the application at the link below. Applications must be followed with letters of recommendation from the player's team head coach and at least one of the following: 1) High school teacher or school official, or 2) representative from a community organization for which the applicant has volunteered.  Applicants must also provide valid school documentation showing current grade point average. Completed applications and supporting documentation will be reviewed by a committee within RYHA, which selects three finalists.  The applications of the finalists are submitted to the sponsors of the award (the family and friends of Buzz Culotta) for their selection of the winner.  

Applications and supporting documentation are due to RYHA no later than February 28, 2017. Please mail your supporting documentation to: Culotta Scholar-Athlete Award, c/o RYHA, P.O. Box 61400, Raleigh NC 27661.

Award recipient will be announced in March 2017.

Scholar-Athlete Award Application


by posted 01/26/2017
Jr Hurricanes make 2017 NHL Prospect Draft Rankings

 

RYHA and the Jr Hurricanes are proud and excited to announce that the 2017 NHL Draft Prospect Rankings will include three former Jr Hurricane Players:

Josh Wilkins – Josh played most of his youth hockey within the Jr Hurricane organization (mite through Bantam ) and is listed as the 160th ranked North American skater. Josh has steadily worked up the hockey ranks, starting with the Austin Bruins in NAHL, moved on to the Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL the following season, and is now playing NCAA Division I College hockey for Providence. Josh is currently their second leading scorer.

Nolan Moyle – Nolan developed and played in the RYHA organization through his first year of PW. Nolan relocated to the NY area and is now playing for the Green Bay Gamblers in the USHL. Nolan is ranked as the 201st North American skater.

Skyler Brind’Amour – Skyler enjoyed a successful Jr Hurricane career from mite through Minor Midget. Skyler was part of one of the most successful Jr Hurricane teams, being ranked in the top 20 teams for the last 4 years. Skyler is listed as the 202nd ranked North American skater and is currently playing for the 18U Selects in the USMAAAE league while attending South Kent Prep School.

RYHA and the Jr Hurricanes wish these players the best of luck in the draft!


by posted 01/19/2017

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