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16U Futures Showcase Puts High Flying Talent on Display in Connecticut

09/07/2016, 7:45pm EDT
By Mike Klein
Northford, CT- The Connecticut Jr. Rangers 16U Futures Showcase opened the 2016-14 USPHL season last weekend and set the tone for what should be an action-packed eight months of hockey.
 
The Jersey Hitmen, who fell in overtime in last-season’s final, made a strong statement with wins over the New York Aviators, Potomac Patriots, Connecticut Jr. Rangers, and Springfield Pics.
 
Similarly, their cross-state rivals, the Jersey Shore Whalers, picked up wins over the Rangers, Aviators, Pics, PAL Jr. Islanders.
 
PAL led off the weekend with a 3-2 win over Springfield on Saturday morning.
 
The Rangers ended the weekend on a high note, defeating PAL on Sunday and the Potomac Patriots on Monday morning.
 
Potomac picked up three valuable points on Sunday, starting off the day with a win over PAL and a tie against the Aviators, who also defeated Springfield on Saturday.
 

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