After a successful 2015-2016 Lightning High School Hockey League Awards Banquet, it was discovered that a few unintentional errors were made throughout the evening. These unfortunate mistakes left deserving individuals out of the spotlight. Below, plese find a list of corrections as they relate to the various LHSHL awards.
2016 GRADUATING SENIORS
Zach Rehm - Mitchell Mustangs
2015-2016 SCHOLAR ATHLETE
Patrick Kenefick - Manatee Admirals
The LHSHL regrets these errors and omissions, and apologizes to both student athletes, as well as their coaches, families, teammates, friends and fans.
The Lighting High School Hockey League announced the official 2015-2016 LHSHL playoff dates today. Culminating with the Lightning Cup Final on Hockey Day in Tampa on February 13th, qualifying teams will compete in a bracket style, single elimination tournament beginning on February 8th.
The top 3 teams in each of the 4 divisions will earn a spot in the LHSHL playoffs, with the #1 team in each division earning a -BYE- through to the second round. Qualifying teams will battle through their respective divisions and conference on their way to the Lightning Cup Final, which will be televised live on Bright House Sports Network on February 13th.
The 2015-2016 LHSHL playoff dates are as follows:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 16, 2015
LHSHL ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER HONDA PLAYER OF THE MONTH AND MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL GOALIE OF THE MONTH
TAMPA BAY – The Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL) today named senior forward Tyler Walkinshaw the league’s November Honda Player of the Month and junior goalie Bryan Meyers the league’s Moe’s Southwest Grill Goalie of the Month. Both athletes play for the Newsome Wolves, who went 2-2 in November, beating Jenkins and Wiregrass, while losing to Manatee and Mitchell.
In Newsome’s 10-0 victory over Jenkins, Walkinshaw registered three goals and five assists. He put up three more goals and three assists in the Wolves win against Wiregrass, finishing the month with a total of 14 points.
Meyers is receiving the honor after posting two wins, including a shutout over Jenkins and a one-goal against effort against Wiregrass. He made 50 saves on 60 shots faced and finished November with a 3.33 GAA.
Both Walkinshaw and Meyers play travel hockey for the Gulf Coast Flames. Walkinshaw plays for the U18 AAA team out of Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex under Freddie Eaton while Meyers is coached by former Lightning player and first round pick Nikita Alexeev on the U16 AA team. On top of their outstanding play in the LHSHL and travel tournaments, each earned a 3.66 GPA in November.
Both players will receive a personal replica trophy to recognize their accomplishments, along with their names engraved on the permanent awards to be displayed throughout the season at Amalie Arena.
~BE THE THUNDER~