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Austin Hefferin – son, brother, teammate, friend

Monday, October 19, 2020, 3:01PM
Austin Hefferin – son, brother, teammate, friend

Austin Hefferin – son, brother, teammate, friend.
Austin Hefferin joined the Florida Jr. Blades in 2012 and had an immediate impact. On the ice he was known for his shooting skills, puck control and great chirps....  Read More »

 

Ryan Frew: Coach, Leader, Father, Son, Role Model For All

Monday, October 5, 2020, 7:20PM
Ryan Frew: Coach, Leader, Father, Son, Role Model For All

 
"There is no greater reward than knowing that you have had a positive impact on someone's life journey" - Ryan Frew
The United States Premier Hockey League lost an amazing person in Ryan Frew, the...  Read More »

 

GAME PREVIEW: Florida Jr. Blades Vs Florida Eels

Friday, September 25, 2020, 12:16PM
GAME PREVIEW: Florida Jr. Blades Vs Florida Eels

ESTERO, FL. After an 0-2 start for both Premier and Elite, the Florida Jr. Blades look to secure their first victory of the season today at Hertz Arena against their rivals the Florida Eels. Elite...  Read More »

 

GAME PREVIEW: Florida Jr. Blades Vs Tampa Bay Juniors

Friday, September 18, 2020, 10:43AM
GAME PREVIEW: Florida Jr. Blades Vs Tampa Bay Juniors

ESTERO, FL - Florida Jr. Blades Hockey is officially back today with the Premier and Elite teams taking on the Tampa Bay Juniors at the Advent Health Center. Elite will be playing first in the...  Read More »

 

RECAP: JR BLADES PREMIER AND ELITE CONCLUDE PRESEASON TRAINING CAMP

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 1:00PM
RECAP: JR BLADES PREMIER AND ELITE CONCLUDE PRESEASON TRAINING CAMP

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Jr. Blades organization concluded their training camp of the 2020-21 season led by Premier and Elite coaches, Rob Weingartner and Brian Jacque.
"I thought training camp went well, the players are adjusting to the new...  Read More »

 

RECAP: JR. BLADES PREMIER & ELITE FIRST DAY OF TRAINING CAMP

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 9:51AM
RECAP: JR. BLADES PREMIER & ELITE FIRST DAY OF TRAINING CAMP

ESTERO, FL- Yesterday, the Florida Jr. Blades organization concluded their first training camp of the 2020-21 season led by Premier and Elite coaches, Rob Weingartner and Brian Jacque.
"The first day went well, There was good pace and the...  Read More »

 

HockeyTV Florida Jr. Blades Promo Code

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 12:26PM
HockeyTV Florida Jr. Blades Promo Code

Starting September 2nd and lasting till September 17th, Florida Jr. Blades fans will be able to recieve $80 off  a HockeyTV Annual All Access Pass subscription using promo code USPHLBLADES20.
To use promo code follow the...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Sign Forward Bailey Kiser for 2020-2021 Season

Sunday, August 16, 2020, 1:01PM
Jr. Blades Sign Forward Bailey Kiser for 2020-2021 Season

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Junior Blades, proud members of the USPHL, have signed forward Bailey Kiser for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner announced today.
“A Florida prospect that played U18 last year and was part...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Re-Sign Forward Ashton King

Saturday, August 15, 2020, 1:50PM
Jr. Blades Re-Sign Forward Ashton King

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Junior Blades, proud members of the USPHL, have re-signed forward Ashton King for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner announced today.
“Ashton has the size at 6'4" 200 pounds to be a...  Read More »

 

RECAP: JR. BLADES PREMIER & ELITE ID CAMP

Friday, July 10, 2020, 4:58PM
RECAP: JR. BLADES PREMIER & ELITE ID CAMP

ESTERO, FL- This past week, the Florida Jr. Blades organization concluded there first ID Camp for the 2020-21 season led by Premier and Elite coaches, Rob Weingartner and Brian Jacque.
"We were excited to see a good turn out...  Read More »

 

Tristan Roost Signs Tender With P.A.L. Junior Islanders NCDC Program

Friday, June 19, 2020, 12:34PM
Tristan Roost Signs Tender With P.A.L. Junior Islanders NCDC Program

Press release courtesy of Dennis DaSilva on PALJrIslanders.com
 
SYOSSET, NY - The NCDC Islanders have signed a tender agreement with 5 foot 10 inch center Tristan Roost of Fort Myers, FL. Roost, a 2000 skater, has skated three seasons for the Florida...  Read More »

 

Holden Hertog Signs Tender With P.A.L. Junior Islanders NCDC Program

Sunday, June 14, 2020, 2:12PM
Holden Hertog Signs Tender With P.A.L. Junior Islanders NCDC Program

Press release courtesy of Dennis DaSilva on PALJrIslanders.com
 
SYOSSET, NY - The NCDC Islanders have signed a tender agreement with 6 foot 1 center Holden Hertog of Fort Myers, FL. Hertog, a 2001 skater, has been a part...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Continue Recruiting Efforts At USPHL Chicago Combine

Friday, June 12, 2020, 6:33AM
Jr. Blades Continue Recruiting Efforts At USPHL Chicago Combine

ESTERO, FL- As the 2020-21 season approaches, the Florida Jr. Blades coaching staff looks to continue the winning tradition of the program by scouting players at multiple showcases including the 2020 United States Premier Hockey...  Read More »

 

Jr. Blades Iacopo Granza Selected to PAL Junior Islanders During NCDC Draft

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 11:35AM
Jr. Blades Iacopo Granza Selected to PAL Junior Islanders During NCDC Draft

ESTERO, FL- The 2020 National Collegiate Development Conference Entry Draft was held Wednesday, June 10, and the results have been officially announced online at USPHL.com/Draft.  
Defenseman Iacopo Granza was selected to the Florida Jr. Blades affiliate, the...  Read More »

 

Jordan Jeffords Joins The Florida Jr. Blades

Monday, June 8, 2020, 1:26PM
Jordan Jeffords Joins The Florida Jr. Blades

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Junior Blades, proud members of the USPHL, have signed power forward Jordan Jeffords for the 2020-21 season head coach Rob Weingartner and associate head coach Brian Jacque announced today.
Jordan, 6', 160-pounds,...  Read More »

 

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 »

 
 
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