Tricks acquire Biester, Wheeler from Corpus Christi

General manager Billy McCreary has officially executed his first trade as head coach of the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks. The team has acquired forwards Benjamin Biester and Luke Wheeler from the Corpus Christi IceRays in exchange for forward Chris Rubenach and a 2021 third-round pick. Biester, an ’01-born Danville, CA native, played 14 games in […]

Brandon Cope joins Jr Hat Tricks after NA3HL stint

Forward Brandon Cope has officially signed a tender agreement with the newly formed Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks for the 2020-21 season. Cope, an ’00-born Tampa Bay, FL native, led the Danbury Colonials in goals (31), points (68), powerplay goals (11) and plus-minus (+30) last season in the NA3HL. He represented the Colonials along with Kyle […]

Swedish goaltender Edvard Nordlund joins Jr Hat Tricks

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks have added a netminder, inking Edvard Nordlund to a tender agreement. Nordlund, an ’01-born Swedish native, most recently played for AIK J20 in the SuperElit league overseas. He posted an .870 save-percentage in seven appearances last year. Nordlund is not only a fine physical presence in goal, measuring at 6’2″ […]

Jr Hat Tricks sign Jason Kleinhans to tender

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks have added a Connecticut high school student to their ranks, signing forward Jason Kleinhans to the roster on a tender agreement. Kleinhans, an ’00-born Herndon, VA native, served as captain of the Kent School hockey team in the Constitution State last year, notching seven goals and 12 assists in 19 […]

Alexander Duncan signs tender with Danbury

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks have officially signed forward Alexander Duncan to a tender agreement. Duncan, an ’00-born Andover, MA native, most recently played with the Northern Cyclones NCDC team in the USPHL, where he finished with 23 points in 38 games. Prior to that, he served as an alternate captain for The Governor’s Academy […]

Jr. Hat Tricks add three players in NAHL Supplemental Draft

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks participated in their first draft as new members of the NAHL this afternoon, adding three new players to the roster. Head coach Billy McCreary added defenseman Andrew Mancini, forward Cole Vallese and defenseman Nolan Barrett to the team. Mancini, an ’01-born Farmingville, NY native, led the Canterbury High school hockey […]

Danbury to add NAHL team, Welcome Jr. Hat Tricks

DANBURY, CT– The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced that the NAHL Board of Governors has approved the relocation of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights to Danbury, Connecticut for the 2020-21 season. The team will be named the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks and play out of the Danbury Arena, which is also home to the Danbury […]