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2013-2014 Season


Josh Wesley Participating in the NHL Scouting Combine This Week
May 2014

Josh Wesley, former Carolina Junior Hurricane and current OHL Plymouth Whalers defenseman, is participating in the NHL Scouting Combine running from May 26 through 31.

The primary purpose of the Combine is to aid all NHL teams in the player selection process. NHL Central Scouting invited 119 players from North America and Europe.

Josh, No. 111 on Central Scouting's final list of the top draft-eligible North American skaters, had two goals, nine points and 62 penalty minutes with Plymouth this past season. The prior season he played with the United States National Team Development Program Under-17 team.

Josh was a member of the Junior Hurricanes 2010-2011 Bantam AAA and 2011-2012 Midget 16U AAA teams.

The Junior Hurricanes organization congratulate and wish Josh the best at the Combine.

USA Hockey National Camp Selections
May 2014

RYHA and the Jr hurricanes are proud to announce the following players that were selected to the USA Hockey National Camp:

1999 National Camp

Riley Johnson

Nicholas Hale

1997 National Camp

Nikita Anistratov

Nicholas Skaluba

1999 Girls USA National Camp

Cameron Leonard

See the comnplete list at Player Development Selections.

Congratulations Junior Hurricanes!

CAHA District National Tryout and U14 Select Camp Selections
May 2014

RYHA and the Jr hurricanes are pleased to announce the following current and former players were selected to the National and 14U Select Camps from the South East District (CAHA):

Southeastern District National Select 15 Camp

1999    Cameron Leonard    Goalie

SE District National Camp Selections
1997 Goalie Zac Bennett
1997 Goalie Cody Murch
1997 Forward Nikita Anistratov
1997 Forward Ryan Milan
1997 Forward Dominic Whitney
1997 Defense Stephen Gaughran
1997 Defense Zack Tisdale
1998 Forward Jordan Cooper
1998 Forward Noah Kankanala
1998 Forward Aidan Worrall
1999 Goalie Devin Barresi
1999 Forward Riley Johnson
1999 Forward Colby Pederson
1999 Forward Christian Roble
1999 Forward Jordan Wanchock
1999 Defense Nicholas Hale
1999 Defense Parker Jones
1999 Defense Connor Snowdy
Southeastern District Select 14 Camp    
2000 Goalie Ian Clifford
2000 Forward Zachary Schrock
2000 Forward Ryan Trom
2000 Forward Warren White
2000 Defense Nicholas Dineen
2000 Defense James Jones
2000 Defense Colton Heibeck
Former Junior Hurricanes Commit to Division 1 and USHL Teams
May 2014

Congratulations to the following former Junior Hurricanes players who have committed to D1 and USHL teams:

  • Logan Halladay- The USHL Bloomington Thunder have tendered goaltender, Logan Halladay. Halladay has committed to the University of Minnesota and is the 16th ranked goaltender by NHL Central Scouting
  • Kyle Hartman Defenseman Drafted by the USHL Youngstown Ohio Phantoms
  • Josh Wilkins Forward Drafted by the Sioux City Iowa Musketeers

We wish them continued success!

Junior Hurricane CHL League Winners
April 2014

RYHA and the Junior Hurricanes are pleased to recognize the following Junior Hurricanes teams for  winning their league and CHL season ending tournament.

PW AA - won regular season PW AA League

U16 AA - won regular season U16 AA League

U18 A Red - Won season ending tournament - The team won a thrilling Championship game against the Charlotte Checkers, emerging with a 4-3 victory. The Junior Hurricanes surprised the favored Checkers with solid defensive effort, great goaltending, and timely offensive scoring.


Congratulations to all 3 teams on behalf of the RYHA BOD.

Former Hurricanes Chin and Fitzgerald Commit to Curry College
March 2014

RYHA and the Jr Hurricanes are proud to announce that two alumni, (Ryan Fitgerald and Jared Chin), currently playing for the CT Oilers, have committed to Curry College. The press releases for both players are below:

"Congratulations to '93, Forward, Jared Chinn on his commitment to Curry College for 2014-15. Chinn has been an Oiler for the better part of 2 seasons and returned in 2013-14 to serve as Co-Captain.

Chinn, a native of Fort Bragg, NC will join teammate and friend Ryan Fitzgerald (Cary, NC) at Curry next season.

Jared was a great addition to last year's team and has been the model of dedication and work ethic throughout his junior career. Congratulations to Jared and his family!"

"Congratulations to '93, Forward, Ryan Fitzgerald from Cary, NC on his commitment to Curry College.

The addition of Fitzgerald to our EHL roster this season was key component to the CT Oilers success both on and off the ice where he tallied (17G, 21A) in 38 games played.

Congratulations to Fitzgerald and his family!"

On behalf of the Jr Hurricanes, we wish to extend our congratulations to both players and their families.


Junior Hurricane Goalie Cameron Leonard Recognized by WRAL Sports
July 2013

Yet another local goalie, Cameron Leonard, was recognized by WRAL Sports this past week on her attending the U14 National Camp over this past weekend. RYHA is very proud of Cameron and her accomplishments.

The full story can be seen at WRAL - Local Youth Hockey Goalie Turning Heads