Pee Wees top Thanksgiving tourney
The Essex Youth Hockey Pee Wee team gathers on the ice after winning the 29th annual St. Albans Thanksgiving tournament. The team defeated Quebec’s Voisins Richelieu 3-1 in the championship game. The victory marks the first time in over a decade that an American team has won the tournament at the Pee Wee level.
(Pictured from left to right) First row: Tyler Millette, Phoenix LaMonda, Sam Foster, Ryan Young, Nathaniel Sisters and Jacob Decatur.
Second Row: Coach Rob Young, Justin Barnes, Maverick King, Sam Couture, Nathan Theriault, Patrick Burke, Coach Matt King, Jakobe Putzier, Jeff Truax and Coach Jason Couture. Photo contributed