The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey program will have three of its teams in action over the Columbus Day holiday weekend.
The U16 Stars (7-5-0-0) travel to York, PA, and the York Ice Arena for a three-game SuperSeries Showcase. They open their event schedule with a 3:15 p.m. contest Saturday against Team Maryland U16 AAA (7-3-4-0). On Sunday, the Stars will face-off against the Buffalo Saints (0-0-0-0) at 4:00 p.m. Esmark's U16 squad closes the York Showcase on Monday with a 1:00 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh IceMen (4-5-0-1).
The U18 Stars (6-4-0-0) will travel to the UPMC Lemiuex Sports Complex in Cranberry to participate in the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite 4Clubs Event. They open the Showcase event at 12:00 noon on Saturday against the Buffalo Jr. Sabres (4-1-0-0). They return to the ice Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m. to play the host Pittsburgh Penguins Elite (3-0-0-0). The 18U Stars close the showcase on Sunday, 12:00 noon , versus Little Caesars 18U AAA (1-1-0-0).
The U12 AAA Stars (4-4-0-0) will open their 2020-2021 home schedule at the Pittsburgh Ice Arena with a four-game weekend. First up is the Charlotte Checkers on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The U12 Stars return to the ice on Saturday, at 12:00 p.m. against the Rochester Americans. Game three will be at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday against the Checkers. The young Stars close the weekend on Sunday with a 12:00 p.m. game against the Americans.
The U15 Stars will enjoy a weekend off.