2017-18 Accomplishments & Awards

The 2017-18 season was another hugely successful one for the Generals varsity hockey team.

  • Repeat as NHC White Division regular season and tournament champions
  • 22-10 Overall, 11-1 NHC White, 8-8 non-conference, 3-1 Playoffs (regular season recap)

Team Awards

  • Logan Schuster, Unsung Hero
  • Blaine Instone, Teammate of the Year
  • Joel Semancik, Most Improved
  • Zach Knapp, Player’s Choice
  • Brad Hood, Ted Tucker Award

League awards

  • Brad Hood, First Team (Forward)
  • Zach Knapp, Second Team (Defense)
  • Jeremiah Posadny, Dunn Sportsperson of the Year
  • Jesse Rose, Honorable Mention
  • Logan Schuster, Honorable Mention
  • Drew Seals, Second Team (Forward)
  • Joel Semancik, Honorable Mention
  • Sam Thomas, First Team (Goalie)

Other awards

Because of great fan support from Generals Nation, AW players were winners of several BCSN 3-star votes: Sam Thomas (best goalie, White Division & weekly honor in February), Zach Knapp, Drew Seals, Brad Hood.

Brad Hood, Blade Spotlight Athlete.

Skate with the Generals, March 6th

Students living in the Anthony Wayne school district in grades 5-11 who are interested in playing high school hockey are invited to practice with the players, meet the coaches, and experience being a Generals hockey player.

Come to the 4th Annual Skate with the Generals to meet the team: Tuesday, March 6th, from 7pm – 8:30pm, at the Slater Family Ice Arena (BGSU).

Full equipment required. No RSVP needed. FREE.

Parents are encouraged to watch the practice, chat with other parents, and learn more about the AW hockey program (see our flyer for an overview of what to expect).

Feel free to share this information and the Facebook event with other families who may be interested.

Participants of the 2017 Skate with the Generals.

 

Another spectacular regular season

The Anthony Wayne hockey team completed another spectacular regular season!

  • First place in the White National division, for the 2nd year in a row.
  • An 11-1 record in league play, with an average of 6 goals for and 1 goal against per game. The Generals had 5 shutouts in league play and allowed zero goals in league games in the month of January (4 games).
  • In non-league play outside of holiday tournaments, the Generals went 7-1.
  • AW’s overall regular season record was 19-9.
  • Over half of the goals and assists came from the Sophomore class. The Seniors contributed about one-third of the offense.
  • Every skater tallied at least 1 point.

Individually, Anthony Wayne was led by:

  • Brad Hood, with the team lead in goals (32), points (52), and had the team’s only short-handed goals (3).
  • Drew Seals scored the most points (30) in league games and was 2nd overall (44).
  • Joel Semancik recorded the most assists (26).
  • Zach Knapp was the top blueliner, netting 15 goals, 6 on the power play.
  • Zack Conrad was the top-scoring freshman, averaging a point a game.
  • Sam Thomas gave up only 11 goals in 11 league games and averaged 2.5 goals against overall.

Next up for the hockey team are the OHSAA District and NHC White division tournaments. Our first playoff game is Thursday vs. Perrysburg (6pm, Tam-O-Shanter).

Check out the brackets below to chart our playoff journeys.

  

MLK weekend

The Generals are hosting a 4-team/3-game round robin tournament at BGSU over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. Whitmer is the other local team and 2 teams from the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League (Blue North) are traveling to compete against us:

Here is the schedule of games (Friday & Saturday night, Sunday afternoon). All games at the BGSU Slater Family Ice Arena.

(Updated with results)

  • Fri, Jan 12, 6:00PM Whitmer @ Anthony Wayne – CANCELED! All AW & Whitmer sporting events Friday evening have been canceled because of the weather
  • Fri, Jan 12, 8:00PM Twinsburg @ Normandy: Normandy 8-3 (5 points)
  • Sat, Jan 13, 7:00PM Twinsburg @ Whitmer: Twinsburg 7-3 (4 points)
  • Sat, Jan 13, 9:00PM Normandy @ Anthony Wayne: Anthony Wayne 5-2 (4 points)
  • Sun, Jan 14, 11:30AM Anthony Wayne @ Twinsburg: Anthony Wayne 4-0 (5 points)
  • Sun, Jan 14, 1:30PM Normandy @ Whitmer: Normandy 8-1 (5 points)

For the games played, here are the totals:

  • Anthony Wayne 2-0, 9 points
  • Normandy 2-1, 11 points
  • Twinsburg 1-2, 4 points
  • Whitmer 0-2, 1 point

Join us to root on the Generals and come early/stay late to watch the other games. FREE to attend!

AW hockey logo Whitmer logo
Normandy logo Twinsburg logo

Hockey Spirit Wear

Flyer for MyLockerFans can again order custom spirit wear from MyLocker!

Go to the AW Hockey custom shop at MyLocker.net and choose from the selection of apparel and other items.

There are t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, shorts, pants, hats, blankets, pet accessories, drinkware, and more.

Then select the logo/design you want on it.

Save $10 on any order using the promo/coupon code EzH3E9Zw. Get a free t-shirt with every order over $85.

Every purchase supports the AW hockey program!

League season & Fan skate

After going 3-3 to start the season, the Generals begin league play on Friday, December 1st against Whitmer at Tam-O-Shanter (Rink 2) at 9:30pm. Join us to cheer on the hockey team!

On Saturday night, come back to Tam-O-Shanter for our annual Fan Skate and Pizza Party! It is FREE!

  • Watch the players practice at 8pm and then put on some skates and join them on the ice at 8:30pm.
  • Skate rental is free.
  • Take a break from skating to get some FREE pizza, cookies, and soft drinks.

Invite your friends and family to join us for a good time! Share the flyer and the Facebook event.

Fam Skate, 12/2, 8pm

Season start

It’s time for the 2017-18 regular season to start! We open this weekend with games against Alter and Beavercreek, from the Dayton area. After Thanksgiving, we play in the Chiller tournament in Dublin. Our league games start in December. See the full schedule and roster.

Joel Sensenig wrote a fantastic season introduction in The Mirror.

You can read the article online, but be sure to also subscribe to The Mirror Newspapers for coverage of AW hockey all season long.

Photo of Mirror article

2017-18 Season

The 2017-18 Anthony Wayne hockey season is about to begin!

Tryouts start on Saturday, October 28th.

We have 2 weekends of scrimmages to start the season, including 2 NHC Red teams, Bedford (Michigan), and a team traveling from Cleveland.

The regular season starts by hosting 2 teams from Dayton and then traveling to the Chiller Thanksgiving Classic in Dublin.

The NHC White Division games start on December 1st. The league portion is 12 games: two against Clay, Maumee, Perrysburg, Southview & Whitmer, one against Fremont & Lake (club teams).

We will play in the local Holly Daze tournament after Christmas.

Non-leagues games include hosting two teams from Cleveland (along with Whitmer) over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend, 2 games in the Columbus area later in January, and a home-and-home with the Northwest Eagles.

About half of our games will be played at BGSU’s Slater Family Ice Arena.

See the Schedule page for more information.

Special events planned so far this season include team outings at BGSU Falcon and Walleye games, and a Fan Skate Pizza Party at Tam-O-Shanter on Saturday, December 2nd.

The Friday, November 17th game is Teacher Appreciation Night. Senior Night will be the final home game of the regular season, Saturday, February 10th.

Summer Tournament & Clinics

The Generals will be on the ice in July: playing in a tournament July 8-9 and hosting clinics on July 22.

Tam-O Summer High School Showcase

Anthony Wayne is playing in the Tam-O Showcase on July 8 & 9. Email Mike Schuster by June 15th if you are interested in playing.

Summer Clinic 7-12

The AW Summer Clinic is an opportunity for students entering grades 7-12 in the 2017-2018 school year to practice hockey fundamentals on the ice, as well as a chance to develop as a player through off-ice training and enjoy a picnic and camaraderie with peers following the skate.

  • Who: Students entering grades 7-12
  • When: July 22, 2017 (9:30 am – 1:15 pm)
  • Where: Tam-O-Shanter, Sylvania, Ohio
  • Cost: $25.00 prior to July 16 or $30.00 day of clinic
  • What to Bring: Full gear and water bottle
  • What to Wear: Tennis shoes, shorts and t-shirt

Download the Grade 7-12 flyer for more information and the registration form.

Summer Clinic K-6

The AW Summer Clinic is also an opportunity for students entering grades K-6 in the 2017-2018 school year to practice hockey fundamentals on the ice, as well as a chance to meet other players and families from the AW area.

  • Who: Students entering grades K-6
  • When: Saturday, July 22, 2017 (2:00pm – 3:00pm)
  • Where: Tam-O-Shanter, Sylvania, Ohio
  • Cost: $15.00 prior to July 16 or $20.00 day of clinic
  • What to Bring: Full gear and water bottle

Download the Grade K-6 flyer for more information and the registration form.

All players must be USA Hockey registered to participate in these clinics.  If you played in the 2016-17 season, your USA Hockey registration is good through August 31, 2017.

Team Awards

On March 21st, the team had its awards banquet. The following team awards were presented, along with NHC accomplishments.

  • Jesse Rose: Most Improved Player
  • Mitch Graver: Unsung Hero Award
  • Brad Hood: Teammate of the Year
  • Charlie Loeffler: Leadership Award
  • Louis Pawliski: Perseverance Award and Ted Tucker Award
  • Trevor Pennell: Offensive Player of the Year

All 5 seniors won an All-Academic award.

At a national level, Jake Saunders won a Hobey Baker High School Character Award.

See Facebook for photos from the banquet.