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2019 - 2020 Tryout Dates Announced

By DLG, 02/22/19, 5:31PM EST

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Esmark Unveils tryout dates for 35th season

Pittsburgh, PA - Tryout dates for the Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club Tier I teams for the 2019-20 season have been announced.

As 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 34 years), the Esmark Stars AAA Hockey program offers:

* 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
* Affiliated 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.

For additional tryout information or to be added to the Esmark Stars mailing list, please forward a request "to be added to our mailing list" to Dave Kosick (dwk@thekmagroup.com).

We look forward to seeing all interested players at our tryout sessions and encourage all to "Shoot for the Stars!"

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

Esmark Stars AAA Hockey

2019 – 2020 Tryout Schedule

Bantam 13 AAA - (2006 Birth Year)

April 22, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
     6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Goalies (2006)
     7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Defenseman / Goalies (2006)
     7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Forwards / Goalies (2006)
April 23, 2019 – 6:00 – 7:20 p.m., scrimmages (2006)
April 24, 2019 – 6:00 – 7:20 p.m., scrimmages (2006)

Bantam 14U AAA - (2005 Birth Year)

April 15, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
     6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Goalies (2005)
     7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Defenseman / Goalies (2005)
     7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Forwards / Goalies (2005)
April 16, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., scrimmages (2005)
April 17, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., scrimmages (2005)

Midget 15U AAA - (2004 Birth Year)

April 15, 2019 – 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Goaltenders 
April 15, 2019 – 7:00 – 8:20 p.m. Defenseman / Goalies 
April 15, 2019 – 8:30 – 9:50 p.m. Forwards / Goalies

April 16, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Scrimmages (1) / Assigned Teams)
April 16, 2019 – 8:10 – 9:40 p.m. (Scrimmages (2) / Assigned Teams)

April 17, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Scrimmages (3) / Assigned Teams)
April 17, 2019 – 8:10 – 9:40 p.m. (Scrimmages (4) / Assigned Teams)

Midget 16U AAA - (2003 & 2004 Birth Years)

April 15, 2019 – 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Goaltenders 
April 15, 2019 – 7:00 – 8:20 p.m. Defenseman / Goalies 
April 15, 2019 – 8:30 – 9:50 p.m. Forwards / Goalies

April 16, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Scrimmages (1) / Assigned Teams)
April 16, 2019 – 8:10 – 9:40 p.m. (Scrimmages (2) / Assigned Teams)

April 17, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Scrimmages (3) / Assigned Teams)
April 17, 2018 – 8:10 – 9:40 p.m. (Scrimmages (4) / Assigned Teams)

Midget 18U AAA - (2001 - 2004 Birth Years)

April 22, 2019 – 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Goaltenders 
April 22, 2019 – 7:00 – 8:20 p.m. Defenseman / Goalies 
April 22, 2019 – 8:30 – 9:50 p.m. Forwards / Goalies

April 23, 2019 – 7:30 - 8:50 p.m. (Scrimmages (1) / Assigned Teams)
April 23, 2019 – 9:00 – 10:20 p.m. (Scrimmages (2) / Assigned Teams)

April 24, 2019 – 7:30 - 8:50 p.m. (Scrimmages (3) / Assigned Teams)
April 24, 2019 – 9:00 – 10:20 p.m. (Scrimmages (4) / Assigned Teams)