MARLBORO, MA - The Junior Bruins 2013 entry into the prestigious BRICK tournament will begin their march to Edmonton on Tuesday, April 9th at B’s headquarters in Marlboro, MA with their opening practice. They will play approximately 17-23 games and have 8-12 practices before heading to Alberta.
The tournament field at the Brick includes: Toronto Bulldogs, Team Pennsylvania, CT. Yankees, Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Team California, Vancouver Jr. Canucks, Team Alberta, Saskatchewan Jr. Pats, Winnipeg Jr. Jets, Toronto Pro Hockey, Minnesota Blades and the Montreal Ice Storm. The B’s will play 6 round robin games before playoffs start on Saturday, July 6.
The team will practice that week and then open with a scrimmage that Sunday (4.14) as well as the following Sunday (4.21) to help them prepare for the Toronto Invitational at the end of the month. The TI draws a strong field of teams that will include several other Brick teams.
They follow up the TI with a weekend in Walpole at the Blue Chip tournament over the May 10-12 weekend. The team will then take a few weeks off before gearing up in June and their preparation for the the trip to Edmonton at the end of the month.
In addition to 7-8 practices they will have a scrimmage with the CT. Yankees at NESC as well as play in the Icebreaker tournament (at NESC). Their final test will be a scrimmage at The Mall on June 30th against a yet to be determined Brick team. The Brick gets going with round robin play on Monday, July 1 and concludes with the championship game and jersey swap (pictured right) on Sunday, July 7.
The schedule for the Brick has yet to be released but be sure to become a follower of the team on our FACEBOOK FAN PAGE and on TWITTER to be updated on the team’s progress throughout the spring.
“I am excited at the group we have put together,” coach Chris Masters commented. “As it is every year, it was a long, tough process to get down to the 17 players who will be playing on the team. We felt this is the group that will give us our best chance to be successful and I like the make-up of our team. There is a good mix of skill, skating, character, toughness and size.”
2013 Junior Bruins “Brick” team
#2 Luke Lappe (Kensington, CT)
#3 Dylan Fogg (Waltham, MA)
#4 Jack Hughes (Westwood, MA)
#7 CJ Monturio (Weymouth, MA)
#12 Culin Wilson (Hingham, MA)
#15 Nick Peters (Pelham, NH)
#17 Zach Glass (Weymouth, MA)
#26 Landyn Greatorex (Reading, MA)
#27 Nolan Joyce (Dedham, MA)
#28 Will Elias (Southboro, MA)
#32 Ryan Kazmouz (Concord, NH)
#35 Layne Browning (South Dartmouth, MA)
#37 Nick Ring (Hingham, MA)
#44 Colin Wenrich (Hopkinton, MA)
#50 Joe Fleming (Wellesley, MA)
#77 Nick Roukounakis (Pembroke, MA)
#97 Tyler Rubin (Wayland, MA)