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Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Tryout Registration Portal Open

By DLG, 02/20/21, 1:00PM EST

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Register today for 2021-2022 Tryouts

Feb. 19, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA - The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club has announced that the registration portal for the Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Tier I tryouts for the 2021-2022 season, is now accepting registrations.

The 2021-2022 tryout schedule includes U18 Midget Major (2003-2004 birth-years), U16 Midget Minor (2005), U15 Only Midget (2006), U14 Bantam Major (2007), U13 Bantam Minor (2008), U12 Pee Wee Major (2009) and U11 Pee Wee Minor (2010).

The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey program is the oldest Tier I AAA program in the Mid-American District (founded in 1984 and continuously providing opportunities for elite amateur hockey players for over 36 years).

The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey program offers participants:

* Nationally recognized program;
* Nationally recognized elite-level coaching staff;
* One team at each birth-year level;
* 2 - 3 practices per week;
* Comprehensive off-ice testing and instruction, including use of a full service gym at the rink
* Members of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) - Midget - 18U, 16U and 15U; Bantam - 14U
* Participate in high-end national tournaments, selected to best showcase elite athletes;
* Great schedule (mix of league, tournament and home and home series) with elite AAA opponents from across the US and Canada
* Affiliation with the Johnstown Tomahawks of the NAHL;
* Past players have gone on to play hockey at every level, including (NHL, OHL, AHL, IHL, USHL, NAHL, NCAA Div. I & III, ACHA, Div. I & III).

All tryouts will be conducted at the Pittsburgh Ice Arena in New Kensington, PA.

Additional tryout information can be found at the Stars website (www.esmarkstars.com) or by contacting Esmark Stars General Manager Dave Kosick (dwk@thekmagroup.com).

Remember, if you want to "Shoot for the Stars" register for tryouts today!

Note: Times and dates are subject to change ... please refer to website for up-to-date information.

Esmark Stars AAA Hockey

2021 – 2022 Tryout Schedule

Pee Wee 11U AAA - (2010 Birth Year)

April 13, 2021 – 6:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

April 14, 2021 – 6:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

April 15, 2021 – 6:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players

Pee Wee 12U AAA - (2009 Birth Year)

April 13, 2021 – 7:40 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.

April 14, 2021 – 7:40 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.

April 15, 2021 – 7:40 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.

(Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players.)

Bantam 13U AAA - (2008 Birth Year)

April 18, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. (goaltenders only)

April 18, 2021 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

April 19, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.

April 20, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.

(Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players.)

Bantam 14U AAA - (2007 Birth Year)

May 10, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. – 6:40 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 10, 2021 – 6:40 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.

May 11, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.

May 12, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.

(Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players.)

Midget 15U (only) AAA - (2006 Birth Year)

May 10, 2021 – 6:00 – 6:50 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 10, 2021 – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 11, 2021 – 8:00 – 9:50 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

May 12, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

May 13, 2021 – 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 13, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players

Midget 16U AAA - (2005 Birth Years)

May 10, 2021 – 6:00 – 6:50 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 10, 2021 – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

May 11, 2021 – 8:00 – 9:50 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

May 12, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

May 13, 2021 – 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 13, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players

Midget 18U AAA - (2003 - 2004 Birth Years)

May 13, 2021 – 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. (REVISED)

May 14, 2021 – 8:00 – 8:30 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 14, 2021 – 8:30 – 9:50 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

May 15, 2021 – 2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. (goaltenders only)

May 15, 2021 – 2:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

May 16, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. scrimmage (assigned teams)

Additional tryouts may be added, if necessary, to accommodate quantity of registered players

The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club and Pittsburgh Viper Hockey will continue to closely monitor all updates and changes regarding Covid-19 from agencies ... federal, state and local.  The health and safety of our athletes, coaches, parents and families remains priority number one.

Please continue to check our website, Facebook and Twitter pages for updates! 

Thank you for your continued interest in Esmark Stars AAA Hockey!