Pittsburgh Aviators News & Events

Aviators 12U looking to capture division title this afternoon!

Feb 4, 2018

With only 3 games left in the season the Aviators magic number to capture the 12U Crosby A Minor Gold division is now down to 3 points. A win today vs the Ice Miners (+ fair play point) will make the Aviators 12U Division Champs! Come root on our Aviators at the Ice mine in…

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Aviators 12U wins 2017 Grit tournament!

Jan 8, 2018

Late information here, as 2017 came to a close the 12u team added yet one more championship, beating the Pens elite girls 3-2 to win the Grit tournament. the win brought the total number of titals claimed on the year to 16 for the Aviators/Storm family! Check out the “Wall of fame” and AA/AAA pages…

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Aviators 12U continues to roll, 3-2 victory today against the Predators

Dec 16, 2017

Aviators 12U continues to roll with a hard fought 3-2 victory today against Predators. The win puts more distance between our first place team and the rest of the pack. Here are the standings as of this morning (not updated with todays win yet!) Team Name GP W L T PTS FPP TPTS GF GA…

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The Pittsburgh Storm and Aviators sweep the weekend last week at the Vipers Cup winning Championships in 4 Divisions!

Dec 4, 2017

Pittsburgh Storm and Aviators sweep the weekend last week at the Viper’s Cup winning Championships in 4 divisions! 20 games across 4 divisions, Aviators and Storm finished the weekend with a 18-1-1 record! Pittsburgh Storm 12U AA Champions! Pittsburgh Aviators 12U A Minor Champions! Pittsburgh Storm 14U A Major Champions! Pittsburgh Aviators 14U A Minor…

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Storm Rages On!

Dec 4, 2017

Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Storm 14U team on winning another AA Championship! This one in the Three Rivers cup AA division over the weekend, making that back to back championships 2 weekends in a row! Go Storm!  

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Aviators 12U wins big today at home vs the Arctic Foxes

Dec 2, 2017

Fantastic win today for the 12U Aviators against the Foxes. 6-0. It was a great example of teamwork today, that’s for sure. Seven different players scored or assisted today: Malay – 2 goals, 2 assists Ferricks – 1 goal, 1 assist Sullivan – 1 goal Pournaras – 1 goal Strilka – 1 goal Fettis –…

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The Pittsburgh Storm won 3 championships at RMU last summer!

Nov 15, 2017

Here is a “better late than never” shout out to the Pittsburgh Storm summer teams and coaches, who won 3 Championships this summer, in Bantam (14U) Tier 1A and Tier 2, and Peewee (12U) Tier 1. Check them out here, and on the wall of fame : Wall of Fame

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2017 Zombies in the corn!

Nov 15, 2017

The 2017 Aviators family attended zombies in the corn this year for some team building outside the hockey rink! It was a good time for both 12U and 14U!

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Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning three straight Three River’s Cups!

Nov 13, 2017

Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning three straight Three River’s Cups!

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Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning Back to Back Three River’s Cups!

Nov 13, 2017

Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning Back to Back Three River’s Cups!

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Aviators 14U defeat North Pittsburgh 8-2 to win the 2017 Three rivers cup! Congratulations Aviators!

Oct 2, 2017

The Aviators 14U team defeated North Pittsburgh 8-2 to win the 2017 Three rivers cup! Congratulations Aviators!

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Aviators 14U advance to Championship vs North Pittsburgh in Three Rivers Cup!

Sep 23, 2017

Big day for the Aviators 14U team in the Three Rivers Cup today, they picked up wins vs North Pittsburgh (6-4) and the Armstrong Arrows (2-1) to advance to the Championship tomorrow as the #1 seed (again vs North Pittsburgh). They entered as the lowest seed (we are playing all 2 teams ranked above us…

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Aviators Back In Action!

Aug 11, 2017

The Pittsburgh Aviators are Back-in-Action with the start of the 2017-18 season!  Players, coaches, managers, and parents assembled at Shady Side Academy to kick-off the new season by holding stick handling and checking camps.  As we ramp up for the new season, stayed tuned for more exciting news and follow our teams throughout the year!

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Storm 1 vs Storm 2 in 14U Tier 1

Jun 19, 2017

Due to the strength of our rosters we ended up with 2 teams in tier 1 – 14U – 3 v 3 at RMU this summer. These teams were not intended to play each other, we wanted Storm 2 in tier 2! Many kids are dual rostered on both teams and all these kids play…

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Storm wins AA Summer Fest Tournament this weekend in the 12U (Peewee) division!

Jun 5, 2017

The Storm scored late in the third to tie the Semi-final game and force overtime, where they would go on to win. The Storm then went on to roll to victory in the Championship game 5-3! Congratulations to the 2017 Summer Fest Tournament 12U AA Champions – The Pittsburgh Storm!

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Bantams pull goalie, come up short in semi-finals

Jun 5, 2017

  The Pittsburgh Storm participated in the AA Summer Fest tournament this weekend in the 14U (Bantam-checking) division. With the score 3-2 late in the third the Storm pulled the goalie and sustained pressure till the end but ultimately came up short in their semi-final game vs the Route 8 Rebels. The Rebels would go…

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Tough Loss for the Storm in Philly

May 29, 2017

Tough loss for The Pittsburgh Storm in the Big Bear Brothers in Arms Championship losing 5-3 to an all 03 Jr Flyer team. Couldn’t be more proud of this group which consisted of 5 2005 peewee players that are not even in a checking league yet, 3 First year 04 Bantams which this was their…

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Aviators supplemental Try-outs 3

May 16, 2017

The Aviators are still looking to fill a few slots on the 12U (Peewee) team in our effort to field a PAHL team at this level, and will continue to do so until the team is full. We are also looking for players to join our taxi squad for tournaments at the 12U (Pee Wee)…

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Aviators supplemental Try-outs

May 7, 2017

The Aviators are still looking to fill a few slots on the 12U (Peewee) team in our effort to field a PAHL team at this level, and will continue to do so until the team is full. We are also looking for players to join our taxi squad for tournaments at the 12U (Pee Wee)…

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Aviators supplemental Try-outs

Apr 26, 2017

The Aviators are looking to fill a few slots at both the 12U (Peewee) and 14U (Bantam) levels. Players interested should attend the first Pittsburgh Storm session: Storm Session 1 – Wednesday, May 3, 2017 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM RMU Island Sports Center – 84 Lumber Rink Please arrive and check-in by 5:00 PM.…

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2017-18 Tryout Information

Apr 8, 2017

Project Team and Levels The Pittsburgh Aviators are looking to field up to four teams for the 2017-18 season.  This is targeting two teams each at the following levels: 12U (Peewee) – 2005 and 2006 birth years 14U (Bantam) – 2003 and 2004 birth years

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Notre Dame Hockey Tournament

Mar 21, 2017

The Aviators traveled to South Bend Indiana to compete in the Hockey Time Tournament at the University of Notre Dame!  

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Charlie Hogan Tournament

Jan 25, 2017

The Aviators took part in the Charlie Hogan Tournament over President’s Day weekend.  The team won the 2017 Pee Wee Championship with forward Jake Scholz winning the tournament MVP.  The Aviators also took team 1st place in the skills competition and racked up awards for fastest skater, team relay and shoot and score.  Award winners were: Faster Skater…

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Picture Day

Jan 16, 2017

Picture day for the Aviators was a great success for the 2016-17 season with many members of the team taking advantage of the opportunity.  Thanks to everyone who participated!  The photos turned out perfect!

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Aviators Team Trip

Jan 15, 2017

Members of the Pittsburgh Aviators traveled to Youngstown to watch the hometown favorite take on the Souix City Musketeers. Phantoms captain Tommy Apap scored his first goal of the year to lead the Phantoms to a 2-1 victory in overtime. Members of the Aviators were treated to a personal tour of the Phantoms locker room…

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The Coaches Blog

Research Says Young Athletes Need More Than Just Practice To Succeed

However, many athletes never quite cross the 10,000 hour finish line, and have used the scapegoat reason, “I just didn’t have enough time to commit to the sport.”

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Coaching With a Purpose: Mixing Mental Lessons With Physical Ones

In just the last two decades, coaches are finally realizing the tremendous impact they can have on their win/loss record and the respect of their athletes by coaching the mental game.

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Communicate Instantly and Get Real-Time Game Updates with TeamSnap Live!

We’re thrilled today to take the wraps off an exciting new feature that will change the way you interact with TeamSnap. TeamSnap Live!

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10 Ways You’re Causing Your Child Sport-Induced Stress

Sports can be fun, but for many children, sports can be extremely stressful.

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Pittsburgh Aviators News & Events

Aviators 12U looking to capture division title this afternoon!

Feb 4, 2018

With only 3 games left in the season the Aviators magic number to capture the 12U Crosby A Minor Gold division is now down to 3 points. A win today vs the Ice Miners (+ fair play point) will make the Aviators 12U Division Champs! Come root on our Aviators at the Ice mine in…

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Aviators 12U wins 2017 Grit tournament!

Jan 8, 2018

Late information here, as 2017 came to a close the 12u team added yet one more championship, beating the Pens elite girls 3-2 to win the Grit tournament. the win brought the total number of titals claimed on the year to 16 for the Aviators/Storm family! Check out the “Wall of fame” and AA/AAA pages…

Read More

Aviators 12U continues to roll, 3-2 victory today against the Predators

Dec 16, 2017

Aviators 12U continues to roll with a hard fought 3-2 victory today against Predators. The win puts more distance between our first place team and the rest of the pack. Here are the standings as of this morning (not updated with todays win yet!) Team Name GP W L T PTS FPP TPTS GF GA…

Read More

The Pittsburgh Storm and Aviators sweep the weekend last week at the Vipers Cup winning Championships in 4 Divisions!

Dec 4, 2017

Pittsburgh Storm and Aviators sweep the weekend last week at the Viper’s Cup winning Championships in 4 divisions! 20 games across 4 divisions, Aviators and Storm finished the weekend with a 18-1-1 record! Pittsburgh Storm 12U AA Champions! Pittsburgh Aviators 12U A Minor Champions! Pittsburgh Storm 14U A Major Champions! Pittsburgh Aviators 14U A Minor…

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Storm Rages On!

Dec 4, 2017

Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Storm 14U team on winning another AA Championship! This one in the Three Rivers cup AA division over the weekend, making that back to back championships 2 weekends in a row! Go Storm!  

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Aviators 12U wins big today at home vs the Arctic Foxes

Dec 2, 2017

Fantastic win today for the 12U Aviators against the Foxes. 6-0. It was a great example of teamwork today, that’s for sure. Seven different players scored or assisted today: Malay – 2 goals, 2 assists Ferricks – 1 goal, 1 assist Sullivan – 1 goal Pournaras – 1 goal Strilka – 1 goal Fettis –…

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The Pittsburgh Storm won 3 championships at RMU last summer!

Nov 15, 2017

Here is a “better late than never” shout out to the Pittsburgh Storm summer teams and coaches, who won 3 Championships this summer, in Bantam (14U) Tier 1A and Tier 2, and Peewee (12U) Tier 1. Check them out here, and on the wall of fame : Wall of Fame

Read More

2017 Zombies in the corn!

Nov 15, 2017

The 2017 Aviators family attended zombies in the corn this year for some team building outside the hockey rink! It was a good time for both 12U and 14U!

Read More

Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning three straight Three River’s Cups!

Nov 13, 2017

Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning three straight Three River’s Cups!

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Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning Back to Back Three River’s Cups!

Nov 13, 2017

Congratulations to our Aviators 14U team on winning Back to Back Three River’s Cups!

Read More

The Coaches Blog

Research Says Young Athletes Need More Than Just Practice To Succeed

However, many athletes never quite cross the 10,000 hour finish line, and have used the scapegoat reason, “I just didn’t have enough time to commit to the sport.”

Learn More

Coaching With a Purpose: Mixing Mental Lessons With Physical Ones

In just the last two decades, coaches are finally realizing the tremendous impact they can have on their win/loss record and the respect of their athletes by coaching the mental game.

Learn More

Communicate Instantly and Get Real-Time Game Updates with TeamSnap Live!

We’re thrilled today to take the wraps off an exciting new feature that will change the way you interact with TeamSnap. TeamSnap Live!

Learn More

10 Ways You’re Causing Your Child Sport-Induced Stress

Sports can be fun, but for many children, sports can be extremely stressful.

Learn More

Gear Up for the Season

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