Palm Beach, FL. (June 8, 2017) Originally from Loxahatchee Florida, born in 2001, standing at 6’5”, John brings size and hockey sense to the junior level. His career started as a squirt with the PB Blackhawks. Brining his physical style of play and stickhandling ability he will be an asset to the Jr. Hawks team. Last year was a momentous year with the Midget AA Hawks, and John is elated with the opportunity to continue upping his level of play, especially so close to home.
Coach Frenchy: “As a coach I’m so happy to have this opportunity to add Johnny to our 2017-18 team! He is bring- ing to the table not only physical size but also skills and talent. There is a great future in hockey for him, if he wants to take it very serious. The “GIANT” Johnny had a successful career with the youth Hawk program and we are aware of what he can do at the Junior level next season. 2017-18 ROOKIE of the YEAR is not out of reach, if he continues to develop as a player. Johnny was always bigger and taller than most in the past, now he will have to deal with players his size. This will be crucial in his development, learning how to battle more, will only increase his hunger to perform at a higher level. Johnny’s desire for higher level of play is going to create a great season, our staff is very fortunate to have a chance to coach him this season”
Welcome to the Hawks Johnny!!
Paradise in Hockey…
The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL.com), which operates in 20 of the 50 United States, is the Nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league. The league is comprised of 171 teams representing 61 organizations. Players in the USPHL are 8 to 21 years of age. During the previous season, the USPHL had over 300 players advance to the collegiate level; even more advanced to other levels of the game, establishing the USPHL as the foremost producer of player advancement in the United States.