20-21 NJC 14U Major 2006 AAA

Manager:  Kristal Shaffer

 

League: AYHL

Tournaments/Showcases:

Ryan Hughes

CEP Level 4

 

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials Boys and Girls

Playing Experience:

  • Boston Bruins (NHL)
  • Providence Bruins, Cornwall Aces (AHL)
  • Chicago Wolves, Quebec Rafales (IHL)
  • Cornell University (NCAA, DI)
  • Lac St-Louis Lions (CAN JrA)

 

Ryan Hughes grew up playing in Montreal.  He was the leading scorer of the Lac St. Louis Midget AAA Lions, from where he was recruited to play for Cornell University.  He played for Cornell for 4 years, was two-time Captain and MVP, and amassed over 100 career college points.  Ryan was selected in the 2nd round of the NHL draft after his freshman year, and played for Team Canada in the World Junior Championships.  Ryan played in the American Hockey League for 4 years, as well as a few games in the NHL with the Boston Bruins in 1995.   He was the leading scorer and  named MVP of the Providence Bruins in 95-96.

 

Mike Pendy

CEP Level 4

 

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Essex Hunt Club
  • Rangers Quebec Pee Wee Team
  • Draftday’s WSI Bolzano

Playing Experience:

  • Gislaveds SK (Sweden)
  • Bowdoin College (NCAA, DIII)
  • Delbarton School

 

Mike started coaching at various levels at the Essex Hunt Club and is in his 7th year coaching for the New Jersey Colonials at the 2006 birth year.  He has also helped coach the NY Rangers Quebec Pee Wee team, DHI’s “The Show” team as well as Draftday’s WSI Bolzano team.  Coach Pendy  played hockey at Delbarton, Bowdoin College and professionally in Sweden. He is in the New Jersey Hockey Hall of Fame.

Ilya Bryzgalov

CEP Level 1

 

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • Anaheim Ducks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota Wild (NHL)
  • CSKA Moscow (KHL)
  • Lada Togliatti (Russia)
  • Cincinnati, Oklahoma, Norfolk (AHL)
  • Russia World Jr, Men’s Olympic and National Teams

 

Coach Bryzgalov joins the Colonials with 16 seasons of professional hockey playing experience.  The Russian-born goaltender was selected by Anaheim in the second round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft (44th overall).  Bryzgalov won the Stanley Cup as a member the Anaheim Ducks in 2006-07.  He was a runner-up for the Vezina Trophy and finalist for the Hart Trophy (MVP) with Phoenix in the 2009–10, also earning NHL Second All Star honors.

Internationally, he played on numerous Russian national teams, including the 2004 World Cup and 3 Olympic games.  He earned a Gold Medal at the 2009 World Championships, a Silver Medal at the 2000 World Junior Championships, and a Bronze Medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.