2012 Legends News & Notes
Seventh Annual Golf Classic
We’d like to welcome and thank our Golf Classic Sponsors to date through 6/13/2012.
Special thanks to our Title Sponsor
Vachon Clukay & Company, PC of Manchester
Special Contest Sponsor
St. Paul’s School
Amoskeag Beverages, LLC
Bogacz Photography / Digital Media
Great State Beverages, Inc.
Capital City Paving
Christian Party Rental
Fay’s Boat Yard
Hanover Hills Siding
Karr & Boucher, PLLC
Kelly’s Auto Parts
L. A. Brochu Inc.
Lakes Region Legends
Manchester 40+ Hockey League
PretiFlaherty – Greg Moffett & Dan Luker
Rath, Young and Pignatelli
R & T Electric
Rene LeClerc Insurance Agency
St. Mary’s Bank
Additional Sponsors are welcomed. Sponsorships must be confirmed and paid prior to the June 22, 2012 deadline. The playing field is filling up fast as foursomes are registering with payments weekly. We are anticipating a sellout, (136 golfers, or 24 foursomes) but unfortunately that may mean we have to turn some groups away. So please don’t wait, player deadline is also June 22. For complete details Click here. Some new donations for our raffle include Kings’ Dustin Brown autographed signature series stick and several sticks from the St. Louis Blues.
Jon Gillies, NH Prep Stars Update, NHL Draft
Jon Gillies, one of the top-rated goalies available for next month’s NHL draft, is returning to New England to play Division I college hockey. On Monday, May 21, Gillies, a 6-foot-5 goalie from South Portland, signed a letter of intent to play at Providence College, a member of Hockey East. Gillies said he made his decision Monday morning before his family flew back to Maine from Indiana after watching him graduate last weekend from Cathedral High School in Indianapolis. Gillies’ final ranking for the upcoming NHL draft is 6 of 36 North American goaltenders. To read more on Gillies Click Here.
Prep Stars Honored
On April 28, the Prep School Hockey Coaches of NH announced their 2011-12 All-State selections for the boys division. The eight prep schools in New Hampshire are: Brewster Academy; Holderness School; Kimball Union Academy; New Hampton School; Phillips Exeter Academy; Proctor Academy; St. Paul’s School and Tilton School. Dana Barbin, long time head coach of Phillips Exeter and recent inductee into the NH Legends Hockey Hall of Fame said “we are extremely pleased to partner with the NH Legends of Hockey”. For the first time, the Legends are providing framed certificates for each recipient. Three of those players, Brian Hart of Phillips Exeter, Matthew Beattie of Phillips Exeter and Gavin Bayreuther of the Holderness School were ranked #54, 108 and 186 respectively by the NHL Central Scouting final rankings. For complete NHL Scouting Rankings Click here. To read article on Brian Hart that appeared in the May New England Hockey Journal Click Here.
LA Kings Manchester Monarchs Alumni
As the Los Angeles Kings begin challenge for the Stanley Cup tonight many former Manchester Monarchs have played a significant role in their 12-2 run through the first three rounds. Fourteen players on the Kings roster had suited up for the Monarchs. That group includes key contributors like Captain Dustin Brown, former UMass – Amherst and all-world goaltender Jonathan Quick and up-and-coming youngster Dwight King. To read Ian Clarks’ article that appeared on May 24, in the New Hampshire Union Leader, Click Here.
2011-12 Supporters Update
We would like to recognize Members of the Annual Supporters Drive for the period October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012. Thanks to all of you for your support of our mission. To view current Supporters list and to see how you can join, Click Here.
Hall of Fame Notes
In case you missed the release, on May 16, New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Announced its newest members of our Hall of Fame. The Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon is scheduled for Sunday October 28th the Grappone Convention Center in Concord. Tickets will be available beginning September 1st to the general public. To view short biographies for the seven individuals who established outstanding personal hockey histories, Click Here.