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When a dog days of summer start to climb in, a Asbury Park Press All-Star Hockey Classic will be there to keep we cool.
The 3rd Annual APP Hockey Classic is set to lapse to Middletown Ice World on Sunday, Aug. 6 for a 2 p.m. puck drop.
The third book of this all-star diversion and fundraising eventuality will underline 42 of a tip skaters from Monmouth and Ocean Counties, who are set to contest in support of a Brick Stars Challenger Hockey Program.
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“That’s really a best partial of this diversion for me,” pronounced Central Regional standout Michael Mania, who will be participating in his second APP Hockey Classic, after a comparison debate in that he led a state of New Jersey in scoring with 103 points on 54 goals and 49 assists.
“We’ve finished a lot of opposite events during Central where we get to work with special needs kids, and learn them how to movement and play a game,” Mania added. “So to be means to movement with a garland of my friends, while assisting out a good organisation of kids and good classification like a Brick Stars, it’s a lot of fun. And these kids merit a support.”
Also, for a initial time this year, a Classic will group with a New Jersey Devils to launch the Community Commitment Award, given to pivotal celebrity in a Jersey Shore hockey community. The initial Community Commitment Award will commend Coach Bob Auriemma, who only finished his 54th deteriorate during a helm of Brick Township’s storied hockey program.
You can be partial of a knowledge by purchasing your tickets currently at: https://tickets.app.com/e/2017-asbury-park-press-hockey-classic.
CBA captain Corey Clifton echoed a identical perspective to that of Mania, while vocalization to how special an eventuality a APP Hockey Classic will be.
“Being means to play for a (Brick Stars) is a good aspect of this game, and something we all demeanour brazen to,” pronounced Clifton, a Quinnipiac University dedicate who was comparison progressing this month by a Muskegon Lumberjacks of a United States Hockey League.
“As good as a free aspect of it, we’re all vehement to be partial of a diversion given it’s a rival atmosphere,” Clifton added. “There’s a lot of guys out there who all wish to play good and contest during a high level, given for a lot of us, this is going to be a final time personification with a friends in a high propagandize environment…It’s only a special day for a lot of reasons.”
Monmouth and Ocean County all-stars collected for Asbury Park Press’ Hockey Classic to lift income for a Brick Stars.
Fellow NCAA Division we firm skater Julian Kislin will be appearing in his third APP Hockey Classic, and like his associate seniors mentioned above, a Freehold Township defensemen will enter a eventuality with churned emotions.
“It’s a truly overwhelming knowledge a past dual summers, and we know it will good again this year, though it’s really going to be a small sad, bittersweet,” Kislin said. “I skip personification in high school. And we know I’ll skip personification with all my friends. But a APP Classic gives us one final game, and it’s a good approach to finish it.”
Mania, Clifton and Kislin will lead their particular rosters into foe on Aug. 6, and we can perspective both teams, as good as serve sum about a event, below.
APP Blue Team
Forwards: Corey Clifton (CBA), Derek Contessa (CBA), Ryan Damelio (Howell), Joey D’Andrea (Jackson Liberty), Nick LaBianca (Jackson Liberty), Freddie Brutto (Manalapan), Ryan Carr (Point Boro), Paul Keyes (Southern Regional), Jack Conrad (Southern Regional), Shane Haviland (Wall Township), Ryan Burns (Wall Township), Zach Tarantino (Wall Township); Defensemen: Sam Weber (CBA), Joe Granza (Jackson Liberty), Trevor Cear (Jackson Memorial), Cody Jablonski (Jackson Memorial), Matt Kimak (Point Boro), Bryce Grant (St. Rose); Goaltenders: Cooper Klotz (Point Boro), Cam Conrad (Southern Regional), Logan Beattie (Wall Township); Caching Staff: Kyle Wiese (Jackson Liberty), Brad Gardner (Manalapan), Alex Depalma (Point Boro), Mike Dianora (Wall Township).
APP White Team
Forwards: JT Maloney (Brick Township), Michael Mania (Central Regional), Max Halvorsen (Freehold Township), John Dinnocenzo (Middletown North), Gavin Gulash (Middletown South), Ryan Lambert (Middletown South), Ryan D’Emilia (Middletown South), Frank Taddeo (Red Bank Regional), Conor Deverin (Rumson-Fair Haven), John Gelatt (St. John Vianney), Nick Pica (Toms River North), Mike Caufield (Toms River South); Defensemen: Michael Mooney (Brick Township), Julian Kislin (Freehold Township), John Hallard (Middletown North), Mike Racioppi (Middletown South), Ryan Dineen (Toms River North), Ricky Napoli (Toms River South); Goaltenders: Andrew Slobiski (Brick Memorial), Ciaran McNelis (Red Bank Catholic), Jeremy Connor (St. John Vianney); Coaching Staff: Bob Auriemma (Brick Township), Mike Celano (Freehold Township), Matt Clemente (Middletown North), Tony Nemati (Middletown South).
Tickets Proceeds: Tickets for a APP Hockey Classic are on sale now for $10 and can be purchased online at https://tickets.app.com/e/2017-asbury-park-press-hockey-classic while reserve last. When online tickets are sole out, passes can be purchased on diversion day during a Middletown Ice World kiosk.
Partial deduction from sheet sales, as good as all supports lifted from t-shirt, module and esteem raffle sales will be donated to a Brick Stars Challenger Hokey Program.
Our Beneficiary: The Brick Stars Challenger Hockey Club is an classification formed out of a Ocean Ice Palace that teaches a diversion to children and immature adults with developmental disabilities, including those with Autism and Down syndrome. The Brick Stars earnings for a second uninterrupted summer as a APP Hockey Classic’s beneficiary, and will once again have many of a skaters on palm for an intersquad struggle between periods.
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Asbury Park Press All Star hockey classic. Bruce Driver (2nd from left), NJ Devil great, highlights a opening ceremony. With him are l-r Brendan Ban, Rumson-Fair Haven, representing a Blue Team, Anthony Cusanelli, representing a NAHL Titan hockey team, Evan Yasser, representing a Brick Stars and Khristian Acosta, Middletown North, representing a White All Stars — Middletown, NJ– Aug 7, 2016–Bob Bielk/Asbury Park Press Staff Photographer
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Community Commitment Award: For a initial time during a APP Hockey Classic, a Asbury Park Press – in team-work with a New Jersey Devils – will be honoring a member of a Jersey Shore Ice Hockey Community with a initial Community Commitment Award. The fame will be awarded annually to a village member who has dedicated themselves to a growth of a game, a players and programs during a scholarly and/or transport levels.
The initial Community Commitment Award will commend Coach Bob Auriemma, who only finished his 54th deteriorate during a helm of Brick Township’s storied hockey program.
Please join us on Sunday, Aug. 6 as we commend and respect Coach Auriemma for a life dedicated to his players, his module and a Shore Hockey Community.
RSVP: For serve details, information and updates conduct to a 2017 APP Hockey Classic Facebook Page and RSVP.
Our Sponsors: The APP Hockey Classic owes so most to those in a village who have corroborated a diversion and upheld a participating players given a pregnancy 3 summers ago. The eventuality would not be but a assist of Middletown Ice World, a Avon Pond Group, a New Jersey Devils and Beacon Awards Signs of Middletown.
For those meddlesome in serve ancillary a APP Hockey Classic with a squeeze of a sponsorship package or module advertisement, greatfully hit Chris Rotolo during firstname.lastname@example.org.