LTHC is excited to be a part of the LT Student Council Secret Santa program this year. The program works hand in hand with the Community Nurse Health Association to provide underprivileged children in our community with gifts this Holiday Season. The Secret Santa program benefits over 1,000 children in the LT area. Varsity and JV players/families donated towards the cause and then met at Target to purchase the gifts. What a great turnout! Thanks to Nikki White and Erin Ales for organizing a great philanthropic outing.
LT Varsity purchasing gifts for LT Student Council's Secret Santa Program
LT JV purchasing gifts for LT Student Council's Secret Santa Program
On November 21st, LT Hockey held its pasta dinner where we held our annual Men In Black Ceremony. First year Varsity players received their Men In Black jerseys in a ceremony, which is one of LT Hockey's most revered traditions.
Varsity went to a shootout with Naperville North and won 2-1. Jack Thoms scored early to give LT the lead. North tied it and sent the game to a shootout. Joey Ales, Peter Elser and Spencer White each scored in the shootout to give Varsity the victory.
JV fought hard, but lost to Waubonsie 7-4. CJ Kruger scored twice to go along with goals from Anthony Ales and Jimmy Gazis. After a rough start, JV played tough and was in it until the end.
Varsity faced off with Naperville Central on Saturday night but lost 7-1. The lone LT goal was scored by Peter Elser.
JV defeated Naperville Central 1-0 Sunday afternoon. Nathan Davis scored JV's lone goal and Noah Holtschlag had 19 saves for the shutout victory.
Next up: Varsity and JV travel to Madison, Wisconsin for the Wright Angles Tournament.
The 2016 Lyons Township Homecoming parade may have been washed out, but LTHC was there to celebrate in style. Our float was ready to go when the skies opened and the parade was cancelled. Varsity and JV players alike braved the weather to celebrate LT's homecoming. Hopefully next year will be drier. Thank you however to the parents that worked hard organizing and building the float, despite the wash out. It looked awesome!!
Lyons Township Hockey Club began its Illinois West schedule Sunday night against Lincoln Way at Arctic Ice Arena. Varsity dropped a tough one 5-3, despite goals from Alex Conger, Josh Rich and Andrew Korallus. The boys played tough, despite the outcome.
JV defeated Lincoln Way 3-1 in their Illinois West opener. Nathan Davis scored twice after a great ip in goal from Jimmy Gazis that started the scoring. Noah Holtschlag was strong in net with 24 saves.
Varsity's next game is a non-conference battle against Evanston on Thursday night at 8:50 at Darien. JV travels to All Seasons on Sunday at 4:40 to face Naperville Central in Illinois West action.
As always, GO LT!!!!!
We had a great time at the 1st Annual LTHC Golf Outing out at Carriage Greens in Darien. Thanks to everyone at the course for the great golf and great food. Thanks to all who supported this outing and were instrumental in making the success that it was.
Congratulations to LTHC's Logan Fennema on his signing with the St. Louis Jr. Blues. This is a great opportunity for Logan, while we will miss him on the ice for LT, we are very proud of this great accomplishment and hope for the best for him in St. Louis. This shows what hard work and perseverance can do for someone with lofty goals. This is what most hockey players look to achieve and is now a reality for one of LT's very own. Way to go #91!!!!! You will be missed!