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Jr. Blades Re-Sign Defenseman Cade Cahoon

Friday, June 5, 2020, 7:05AM
Jr. Blades Re-Sign Defenseman Cade Cahoon

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Junior Blades, proud members of the USPHL, have re-signed defenseman Cade Cahoon for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner announced today.
“We are looking to build the Florida Jr. Blades organization from...  Read More »

 

Join The Team And Billet A Jr. Blades Player For The 2020-21 Season

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 4:34PM
Join The Team And Billet A Jr. Blades Player For The 2020-21 Season

ESTERO, FL - The Florida Jr. Blades are now seeking billet families for the 2020-21 season. As we prepare to embark on the upcoming season Nicole Solow, Team Manager, has started the process to look for...  Read More »

 

New Dates: Jr. Blades Identification Camp Rescheduled For July 9th-10th

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 7:28PM
New Dates: Jr. Blades Identification Camp Rescheduled For July 9th-10th

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Junior Blades have released new dates for the upcoming player identification camp where the organization will be looking for potential players for both the Premier and Elite level teams.
"We apologize for...  Read More »

 

WATCH: The Staff of FJB Make News On The Dan K Show

Friday, May 29, 2020, 6:27PM
WATCH: The Staff of FJB Make News On The Dan K Show

WATCH: The staff of the Florida Jr. Blades makes an apperance on The Dan K Show. 
 
Interested in playing for the Florida Jr. Blades? Email Coach Rob Weingartner at RWeingartnerjrblades@gmail.com and please continue to visit FloridaJrBlades.com...  Read More »

 

Goaltender Keegan Wise Re-Signs With The Florida Jr Blades For The 2020-21 Season

Saturday, May 9, 2020, 1:58PM
Goaltender Keegan Wise Re-Signs With The Florida Jr Blades For The 2020-21 Season

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Jr Blades, proud members of the USPHL, have  re-signed goaltender Keegan Wise for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner announced today.
Wise, 5'11, 155-pounds, will enter his second season in net for...  Read More »

 

Riley Shepard Re-Joins Florida Jr. Blades For The 2020-21 season

Friday, May 8, 2020, 1:11PM
Riley Shepard Re-Joins Florida Jr. Blades For The 2020-21 season

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Jr Blades, proud members of the USPHL, have re-signed Riley Shepard for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner announced today. 
Shepard will be entering his second season with the Florida...  Read More »

 

Florida Jr Blades Sign Jack Williams III For The 2020-21 season

Friday, May 8, 2020, 1:10PM
Florida Jr Blades Sign Jack Williams III For The 2020-21 season

ESTERO, FL - The Florida Jr Blades, proud members of the USPHL, are pleased to announce the signing of Jack Williams III for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner announced today.

Williams III, 6'3, 160-pounds,...  Read More »

 

Florida Jr. Blades Announce Hiring of New Goalie Coach Ben Myers

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 3:18PM
Florida Jr. Blades Announce Hiring of New Goalie Coach Ben Myers

The Florida Jr. Blades are proud to announce the hiring of new Goalie Coach Ben Myers for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
Ben Myers enters his first year as the Florida Jr. Everblades goalie coach. He recently...  Read More »

 

USPHL Announces 2020-21 Season Start Dates

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 3:15PM
USPHL Announces 2020-21 Season Start Dates

The USPHL has released the following press release regarding the 2020-21 season start dates.
"The United States Premier Hockey League has announced its starting dates for the 2020-21 season for all Midget and Junior divisions. 
The USPHL...  Read More »

 

Florida Jr. Blades Sign Goaltender Brent Vandenbergh

Friday, April 24, 2020, 7:21PM
Florida Jr. Blades Sign Goaltender Brent Vandenbergh

The Florida Jr Blades, proud members of the USPHL, are pleased to announce the signing of Brent Vandenberg for the 2020-21 season.
Brent Vandenberg is a 5'8, 150 pound goaltender from Meise, Belgium. Last season...  Read More »

 

ECHL HOCKEY: Former Jr. Blades GM Tad O'Had Takes Over As Bench Boss in Kansas City

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 1:47PM
ECHL HOCKEY: Former Jr. Blades GM Tad O'Had Takes Over As Bench Boss in Kansas City

Photo courtesy of FloridaEverblades.com
 
ESTERO, FL- Florida Everblades general manager Craig Brush, along with head coach and director of hockey operations Brad Ralph, announced Wednesday that associate head coach Tad O'Had has been named head coach and director...  Read More »

 

Florida Jr. Blades Recruitment

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 3:21PM
Florida Jr. Blades Recruitment

To all players interested in joining the Florida Jr. Blades for the upcoming season please contact the Director of Hockey Operations/Head Coach Rob Weingartner at Rweingartnerjrblades@gmail.com
 
Attached below is a recruiting document detailing the Florida Jr....  Read More »

 

Florida Jr. Blades Excited About 2020-21 Coaching Staff

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 6:56PM
Florida Jr. Blades Excited About 2020-21 Coaching Staff

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Jr. Blades are excited to work towards the 2020-21 season, especially with a whole new trio of coaches manning the benches of their USPHL Premier and USPHL Elite teams. 
This spring, the...  Read More »

 

Florida Jr. Blades All-Star, Top Scorer Tosto Commits To Lebanon Valley College

Friday, March 27, 2020, 5:41PM
Florida Jr. Blades All-Star, Top Scorer Tosto Commits To Lebanon Valley College

Blake Tosto came very close this year, but he just barely missed the goal-per-game status. 
Read that again - not point-per-game, but goal-per-game status. Tosto scored 41 goals in playing all 44 games for the Florida Jr....  Read More »

 

Former Jr. Blades and local Naples player on P.A.L. Jr. Islanders' Kasperek Named NCDC Defenseman Of The Year

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 4:35PM
Former Jr. Blades and local Naples player on P.A.L. Jr. Islanders' Kasperek Named NCDC Defenseman Of The Year

The P.A.L. Jr. Islanders’ defenseman Devin Kasperek and former Florida Jr. Blades player has been named the NCDC Defenseman of the Year.
Kasperek started his USPHL career with the Florida Jr. Blades in 2016. Since he...  Read More »

 

Premier Takes on the Florida Eels in the USPHL Playoffs

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 1:09PM
Premier Takes on the Florida Eels in the USPHL Playoffs

         The Florida Jr. Blades premier team will begin their USPHL playoff series this weekend against the Florida Eels. These two teams met a total of eight times in the regular season...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Announce Final Camp Schedule

Friday, May 31, 2019, 9:54PM
Jr. Blades Announce Final Camp Schedule

 

Jr. Blades Open Billet Applications for 2019-2020 Season

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:40PM
Jr. Blades Open Billet Applications for 2019-2020 Season

ESTERO, FL - The Florida Jr. Blades are now seeking billet families for the 2019-20 season. As we prepare to embark on the next season Nicole Solow, Team Manager, has started the application process for...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Announce Camp Schedule

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:30PM
Jr. Blades Announce Camp Schedule

We're just a few days away from the Jr. Blades kicking off the May Free Agent Camp! Prospective players will compete in one practice, two off ice strength and three scrimmages from Friday night through...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Make Run at Championship

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8:01PM
Jr. Blades Make Run at Championship

Estero, Fla. — The Florida Jr. Blades capped off an improbable season with a cinderella run at the USPHL Premier Finals. Entering the tournament as the 16th seed, the Florida Jr. Blades were an unexpected...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blade Patrik Lietava Named All Star

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 7:57AM
Jr. Blade Patrik Lietava Named All Star

The USPHL Premier South Region, consisting of the Southeast and Florida Divisions, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 season All-Star Selections, voted on by the coaches of the two divisions. Coaches could not vote for...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Alum Koepplinger Goes Pro

Sunday, March 31, 2019, 6:46PM
Jr. Blades Alum Koepplinger Goes Pro

Estero, Fla. — Florida Jr. Blades alumnus Josh Koepplinger inked a professional contract with the Macon Mayhem of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). After completing his Jr. Blades career, Koepplinger went on to be...  Read More »

 

Patrik Lietava Named USPHL Premier: Player Of The Week / Southern Divisions

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:52PM
Patrik Lietava Named USPHL Premier: Player Of The Week / Southern Divisions

Full press release courtesy of USPHL.com:
 
Congratulations to this week’s Players Of The Week from the USPHL Premier’s Southeast and Florida Divisions.
Goal: Patrik Lietava, Florida Jr. Blades.
Lietava made 33 saves on 35 shots as the Blades...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Take Part In Literacy Night At Veterans Memorial Elementary

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:45PM
Jr. Blades Take Part In Literacy Night At Veterans Memorial Elementary

ESTERO, FL- On Tuesday night, several players of the Florida Jr. Blades program were invited to read and participate in activities during Literacy Night at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School. Recently, VME has been named...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Vlacich Scores Twice, Sanzottera Near Perfect During Win Over Tampa Bay

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 10:42AM
Jr. Blades Vlacich Scores Twice, Sanzottera Near Perfect During Win Over Tampa Bay

ESTERO, FL- After dropping Saturday nights battle against the Tampa Bay Juniors, the Florida Jr. Blades returned to home ice in spectacular fashion with a 4-1 win at Hertz Arena Sunday afternoon.  
"I'm really proud...  Read More »

 

Patrik Lietava Names USPHL Goaltender Of The Month

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 6:32PM
Patrik Lietava Names USPHL Goaltender Of The Month

Full press release courtesy of USPHL.com:
 
Goal: Patrik Lietava, Florida Jr. Blades. 
Lietava has very often been the saving grace for the Blades, stopping 97.7 percent of the shots he faces. He has faced the 12th most...  Read More »

 

WATCH: Drew Micheli's Goal Against Texas Tigers / 16u/15u/14u

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 12:12PM
WATCH: Drew Micheli's Goal Against Texas Tigers

WATCH: The 16U program traveled to the CCM World Invite Chicago this weekend, here's Drew Micheli's goal against the Texas Tigers.  

 

Team Effort Earns Florida Jr. Blades 7-2 Win Over Swamp Rabbits / Jr. Blades Elite

Friday, November 2, 2018, 11:54AM
Team Effort Earns Florida Jr. Blades 7-2 Win Over Swamp Rabbits

ESTERO, FL- Four different players scored to help the Florida Jr. Blades earn the weekend sweep in a 7-2 win over the DME Swamp Rabbits on Sunday afternoon at Hertz Arena.
“I'm really happy with our...  Read More »

 

« Back to News Archive FLORIDA JR. BLADES Erik Peavey NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK / Jr. Blades Elite

Friday, November 2, 2018, 9:45AM
« Back to News Archive  FLORIDA JR. BLADES Erik Peavey NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Full press release courtesy of USPHL.com:
 
Congratulations to our USPHL Elite Players Of The Week, representing the Southeast and Florida Divisions.
 
Forward: Erik Peavey, Florida Jr. Blades.
The ‘98 from Pinellas Park, Fla., posted six goals and three...  Read More »

 

Erik Peavey's Impressive Five-Point Night Leads To 6-1 Win Over Swamp Rabbits / Jr. Blades Elite

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:43PM
Erik Peavey's Impressive Five-Point Night Leads To 6-1 Win Over Swamp Rabbits

ESTERO, FL- Erik Peavey's five-point night that included four goals and one assist helped lift the Florida Jr. Blades to a 6-1 win over the DME Swamp Rabbits in a late-night battle at Hertz Arena.
After...  Read More »

 
 
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