Grizzly Squirt B team brings home another championship |

Grizzly Squirt B team brings home another championship

Staff Report
Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Contributed photoThe Glenwood Springs Youth Hockey Association's Squirt B team brought home a championship trophy from the All American Classic. Pictured above are: head coach TK Kwiatkowski, assistant coach Dennis Winchell, Kaid Nieslanik, Lance Weidemann, Ryan Kotz, Logan Radtke, Nico deVita, Hunter Howe, Sean Mooney, Kai Kanzer, Thomas Bensch, Blake Exelbert, Cooper Knott, Kelton McPherson, Colter Strautman and Hunter Hadsock.

The Glenwood Grizzly Squirt B team brought home another championship trophy, following a recent weekend of hockey at the All American Classic tournament, hosted by the Foothills Flyers Hockey Association.

The tournament was well attended and proved to be a challenging weekend of competition featuring opponents from the Denver metro area, California and Texas.

Missing a few core players, the Grizzlies’ roster was compromised as they entered the tournament. Luckily, the Squirt C Grizzlies were also in attendance, and the Grizzly Squirt B team was able to utilize some of these players to complete its roster.

“This was another great weekend of hockey for the boys,” head coach TK Kwiatkowski said. “They all stepped their games up, and with the help of our double-roster C players, took home another championship.

“I need to commend our team captain, Nico deVita. His leadership skills are beyond his years, and the team definitely does rally around him. That, and he has great taste in locker room music!”

Earlier this season, the Grizzlies won the AHA-Martin Luther King Squirt Tournament in Arvada.

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