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Syracuse Stars 16U Sweep State Tournament, Advance to Nationals in San Jose

By Nicole Kirnan Kelly, 03/14/16, 3:45PM EDT


The Stars defeated the Buffalo Jr. Sabres for the second time in two days to win the NYS Tier I U-16 tournament. 51 minutes were not enough to decide today’s championship game, as the Stars and Jr. Sabres headed into a sudden death overtime period. Bailey Krawczyk ended the game for the Stars with a little over 4 mins left in the first overtime. Gabe Vinal earned the 3-2 victory in net.
The Stars will advance to the USA Hockey Tier I U-16 National Championships March 31- April 4 in San Jose, CA.


The Syracuse Stars are proud members of the United States Premier Hockey League. In the 2015-2016 season, the Stars finished 28-1-1 in the regular season in the USPHL.