The CT Junior Rangers are the elite youth aaa hockey organization in connecticut, new york and new jersey. The organization has teams at all youth levels thru midget, u16, u18, and junior. The teams play in the EHF the premier youth hockey league.
The 2008 AAA CT Junior Rangers team will consist of 18 Select AAA players who are ready to be challenged at a faster pace. The group will practice together twice a week from September through February. Each week the group will be split into 2 teams of 9 players to maximize in game ice time. The teams will compete in the Chelsea Piers CT Cross Ice League. The group will also play in a couple tournaments throughout the season.
The practices will focus on fun, challenging, and high paced skill development. The games are about team play and understanding how to incorporate the skills learned. This team will also be introduced to full ice concepts, rules, and strategies to prepare them for the years ahead.
Jeff Hamilton has been coaching at every level since retiring from professional hockey in 2011. He incorporates many concepts and drills that he learned while playing in the NHL and overseas in the Finland, Russia, and Switzerland. Coach Hamilton's primary focus will be on FUN, high paced skill development.
Marco Magliulo has been coaching young players in the area for many years and is a highly sought after power skating and skills coach. He has also coached prep school and Juniors.