The Esmark Stars U16 AAA squad will return to action this upcoming holiday weekend, as they travel to the campus of Notre Dame University in South Bend, IN, to participate in the 2019 STX Shootout Tournament.
The Stars (19-10-0-1) open the tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, with a 7:00 a.m. face-off against the Connecticut Jr. Rangers 16U AAA (14-10-2-5) at the Compton Family Arena. They return to the ice at 1:40 p.m. to face St. Georges School Midget Prep AAA, BC, (10-7-2-0) at the Ice Box Arena.
On Saturday, Esmark squares off with the Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U AAA (12-9-2-3) at 11:00 a.m. at the Compton Family Arena. Saturday evening, the Stars face Fox Motors U16 AAA (15-9-0-2), also at the Compton Family Arena.
Esmark closes the five-game showcase tournament with an 11:20 a.m. face-off on Sunday, Dec. 1, against the Rocky Mountain RoughRiders (20-5-1-1).
Both the U15 and U18 Stars will enjoy a weekend off.