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16U/18U Full Season ID Skate

02/23/2020, 11:15am EST

2/23/20 - Hooksett, NH

The Full Season 16U/18U teams are excited to announce a full season ID Skate this Thursday 8:40pm at the Ice Den Arena.

Here are some quick facts on the teams:

16U Quick Facts

  •  League/Schedule: 
  • The Beast Hockey League - Located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, the BEAST Tournament Series celebrates its 4th season this Fall 2020 having established itself is the top showcase league for U18, U16, U15 & U14. Simply put, in just three seasons, the BEAST league has set a new standard, and this is proven through both NCAA Commitments and National Championships.

    The BEAST Tournament Series has seen over 215 players make their NCAA Commitments, with over 95% of these players advancing to Division I colleges and universities.
  • East Coast Elite League ( The team will play in many of Major Showcases in the East and 1-2 travel tournaments. Independent games will be against other U16 teams as well as some prep teams. Team will play 50-60 games, looking to do one travel tournament.
  • Professional Coaching Staff:
    The team will be coached by returning head coach Justin Soryal.  This will be Justin's 8th year of coaching 16U hockey and during that time he has advanced players to the USHL, EHL, Prep School and 18U Full Season)
  • Junior Advancement:
    Along with moving our players up to our EHL Junior A team we also promote players onto the USHL Tier 1, NAHL Tier 2, BCHL as well as New England Prep School Hockey.
  • College Placement Advisement:
    Will be provided by EHL Junior Coach Chris Cerrella. The New Hampshire Avalanche is a one stop shop where you can go all the way through from Mites to the Eastern Hockey League Junior A Team and on to NCAA college hockey. Every year Chris is among the leaders in National College Placements
  • Practices:
    3-4 On Ice Sessions Per Week. There will be a combination of skill and structured team play development
  • Travel:
    The NH Avalanche will cover the expense of bus and hotel for 2 trips throughout the season
  • Off Ice Workouts:
    Will be provided twice a week (approx. 50 total) at the new facility Roots Athletes. More info can be found at
  • Goalie Receive weekly on ice goalie training through GDS during the Avalanche skills skates

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