The North American Hockey League announced its Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending November 19 and Rebels forwards Aaron Maguyon and Ryan Patrick were named honorable mention for the East Division.
Maguyon this past week had four points (2 goals and 2 assists), all against the Northeast Generals. His four points all came in yesterday’s 5 – 2 win against the Generals. The Egg Harbor Twp., NJ native leads the Rebels in total points with 14 (7 goals and 7 assists) and with goals scored (7). This is the second time in three weeks that Maguyon has received league recognition. He was the East Division’s second star of the week for week ending November 5.
Patrick had three points (2 goals and 1 assist) this past week with both goals coming in yesterday’s win against Northeast. Patrick is tied for fifth on the team with nine total points (5 goals and 4 assists).
The Philadelphia Rebels have announced today that Benilde-St. Margarets’ defenseman Nathan Clark was tendered for the 2018-19 season.
Clark, 17, had five points (all assists) in 26 high school games last year. Benilde-St. Margarets is located in St. Louis Park, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis. He also plays for the Minnesota Blades. He currently has 14 points (6 goals and 8 assists) in 25 games this season with them. The 5’11”, 170 lb. native of Plymouth, MN is a right-handed shot.
“I’m excited to join the Rebels next year after leading my high school team to a successful season” stated Clark. “I look forward to working with the Rebel coaching staff to develop my game and contribute to a winning team” concluded Clark
“Nate is a good skating, skilled puck moving d-man” stated Rebels Director of Scouting Billy Pugliese. “He defends very, very well” added Pugliese.
The Philadelphia Rebels have announced today that the team has tendered Elite Hockey Program’s forward Jin Lee for the 2018-19 season.
Lee, 16, has 35 points (21 goals and 14 assists) in 38 games so far for EHP, who are proud members of the North American Prospect Hockey League. The 6’, 175 lb native of Allendale, NJ is a left-handed shot.
“It’s an awesome opportunity” stated Lee. “I am very lucky to be tendered by such a well-respected organization, and I’m really excited for what’s to come” concluded Lee.
“Jin is an elite skater with a great upside” stated Rebels Director of Scouting Billy Pugliese. “He is a very intelligent young man and we look forward to seeing him develop into a complete player” said Pugliese.
The Rebels have announced today that their Saturday, March 10, 2018 game against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights now will be played at the Wells Fargo Center, home of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers.
“This is a great opportunity for our team and the NAHL” stated Rebels owner Ken Dennis. “We have an excellent relationship with the Flyers and Wells Fargo Center, and this is another opportunity they are providing us to help grow hockey in the area. I believe we will be the first team in NAHL history to play a regular season game in the venue of a NHL team” concluded Dennis.
In addition to the location change for the game, the start time will change as well. Originally scheduled for a 7:35pm faceoff, the game now will start at 7:05pm.
The Flyers will be playing a matinee game that day when the Winnipeg Jets visit for a 1:00pm faceoff.
More details will be announced shortly.
The Philadelphia Rebels have announced today that the team has signed Edina Hornets’ forward Lewis Crosby to a tender for the 2018-19 season.
Lewis, 18, had 44 points (19 goals and 25 assists) in 29 games for the Hornets last season, who play in the Minnesota High School Hockey League. The 5’10”, 180 lb. native of Edina, Minnesota is a left-handed shot.
“I am very excited to join the great organization of the Philadelphia Rebels” stated Crosby. “I also can’t wait to come down after the high school season in March” said Crosby.
“Lewis is a hard-working two-way forward” stated Rebels Director of Scouting Billy Pugliese. “Cros will contribute both the offensive and defensive sides of the ice” concluded Pugliese.
The Philadelphia Rebels have announced today that the team has tendered White Bear Lake High School forward Chase Hamstad for the 2018-19 season.
Hamstad, 18, has 48 points (19 goals and 29 assists) in 29 games for White Bear who play in the Minnesota High School Hockey League. Hamstad also plays for the Minnesota Blades. The 6’3”, 185 lbs. native of Hugo, MN is a left-handed shot.
“I’m ecstatic to start the next level of hockey on the East Coast” stated Hamstad. “I’m looking forward to playing for a very successful organization such as the Rebels” concluded Hamstad.
“Chase is a power-forward with great skill and hockey sense” stated Rebels Director of Scouting Billy Pugliese. “We’ll look for Chase to make an immediate impact” concluded Pugliese.
The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending November 5 and Rebels forward Aaron Maguyon was named the East Division’s second star of the week while defenseman Diarmad DiMurro was selected honorable mention.
Maguyon had a career night last Monday night against the Johnstown Tomahawks where he scored four goals to lead the Rebels to a 6 – 1 victory. The Egg Harbor Twp., NJ native is third on the team in total points with ten (5 goals and 5 assists).
DiMurro had two points in the win against Johnstown. He is tied for the most points on the team with eleven (3 goals and 8 assists). He also has the team’s best +/- ratio with a +9. DiMurro also was selected honorable mention for week ending October 8. He was named honorable mention for the league’s best defenseman in September and October.
The North American Hockey League announced its monthly player awards for the month of October and Rebels goalie Ryan Keane was named Vaughan’s Goalie of the Month while forward Jensen Zerban and defenseman Diarmad DiMurro were named honorable mention for their respective position.
The 5’9”, 160lb native of Coppell, TX was 4 – 1 during the month with a 1.20 goals against average and a .950 save percentage with one shutout (4 – 0 win over Johnstown). Keane has the league leading 1.14 goals against average and .952 save percentage.
“Ryan has played fantastic since he walked through the door on September 1st” stated Rebels head coach Joe Coombs. “Quite frankly, he has been our most consistent player to date. Some NCAA Division I school is going to get a great college goaltender” concluded Coombs.
“I can play with a lot of confidence because of the great team I have in front of me here in Philadelphia” stated Keane. “We have a good and talented group of players and each is responsible at both ends of the ice, so is makes my job easier to stop the puck. We have been playing well since the start of the season and have good chemistry in the locker room, so we are looking to continue that consistency the entire season. I think our goal right now is to keep improving and win the East. I know everyone here is hungry to get back to the Robertson Cup and win it, so that is something we keep focusing on. Personally, I just want to keep improving and ultimately get an NCAA Division I opportunity” added Keane.
This is the second straight month that Zerban and DiMurro were named honorable mention for their position. Zerban had four points (1 goal and 3 assists) during October. The Air Force Academy commit is fourth on the team in points with nine (4 goals and 5 assists). He is tied for second on the team with a +7 +/1 ratio.
DiMurro had eight points (3 goals and 5 assists) during October. The Dartmouth University commit is tied for first on the team with eleven points (3 goals and 8 assists). He also has the best +/- ratio on the team with a +9.
The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week for week ending October 15 and Rebels goaltender Ryan Keane was selected as the East Division’s second star of the week and forward Brandon Stanley was named honorable mention.
Keane was between the pipes for both Rebels games against the Johnstown Tomahawks this past weekend. He compiled a .977 save percentage and a .50 goal against average, which included his first shutout on the season. The Coppell, TX native is ranked second amount all NAHL goaltenders in goals against average with a .80 as well as save percentage with .964.
Stanley recorded his first three goals on the season during this weekend’s sweep of the Tomahawks. He scored his first goal in Saturday night’s 4 – 0 victory and then scored the team’s fourth and fifth goals in their 5 – 1 win on Sunday.
The North American Hockey League announced its Bauer Divisional Stars of the Week awards for week ending October 8 and Rebels defenseman Diarmad DiMurro was named the East Division’s second star of the week while teammate Andrew Bellant was chosen as honorable mention.
This is the second straight week the Rebels rookie defenseman received league recognition. The Highland Mills, NY native had three points this past weekend (1 goal and 2 assists). His goal was the game winner in Friday’s 2 – 1 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights. DiMurro is the team leader in points with seven (2 goals and 5 assists).
Bellant had two points on the weekend (both assists) against the Knights. The Linden, MI native has the second most points on the team so far with six (3 goals and 3 assists). Bellant is the franchise’s all-time point leader.