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Weekend Preview: Oct. 9 - 12

By DLG, 10/08/20, 6:45PM EDT


18U, 16U and 12U in Action

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.