Grizzlies ready for busy weekend of youth hockey |

Grizzlies ready for busy weekend of youth hockey

Post Independent staff report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

More than 150 Mite hockey players (8 years old and younger) and their families will take over the Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink this afternoon from 1:45-4:30 p.m. in the annual Grizzly Hockey Mite Jamboree, hosted by the Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association (GSYHA).

Teams from Aspen, Grand Junction, Eagle and Summit County will join the 40 players from Glenwood and enjoy friendly competition in one of Grizzly Hockey’s biggest events of the year.

The Grizzly Hockey Midget Major A team (U18) has wrapped up its preseason and begins league play tonight at 7:45 p.m. at the Glenwood rink.

The Midgets will face DCC again on Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m.

The Grizzlies will be welcoming back returning players Cam Avery, Jake Bair, Michael Brunk and Levi Fetterhoff, who play football for Glenwood Springs High School and hope to be returning with a 3A state championship trophy.

With the continued growth of the GSYHA, the club will be fielding multiple teams in the Squirt age group (U10).

The Squirt B team hosts Steamboat Springs Sunday morning at 8:45 a.m. at the Glenwood Springs rink.

The Grizzly Hockey Pee Wee B team (U12) opens its season on the road in Lakewood against the Junior Eagles at the Foothills Ice Arena today at 1:30 p.m.

The GSYHA offers opportunities for players 18 and under to participate in recreational and competitive hockey programs. GSYHA serves players throughout Glenwood Springs and the surrounding areas.

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