In an impressive display of talent and dedication, seven players from the Connecticut Chiefs AAA U18 midget team are taking their hockey careers to the next level by moving on to Tier 2 junior leagues. These players have demonstrated exceptional skills and determination during their time with the Chiefs, earning them well-deserved opportunities at higher levels of competition.
Leading the charge is Gaige Giblin, who will be taking his talents to the Alberta Junior Hockey League to join the Olds Grizzlys. Giblin's remarkable performance during his U18 midget AAA season is evident in his astounding total of 94 points, placing him in the top 5 point-scorers in the entire country.
Joining Giblin in Alberta is Braxton Volpe, another standout player from the Chiefs. Volpe's prowess as a defenseman is highlighted by his second-place national ranking in defenseman points, with an impressive 55 points to his name. His ability to contribute significantly on both ends of the ice makes him a valuable addition to the Olds Grizzlys.
Noah Bird is set to make his mark with the Spud Kings in the NCDC, having showcased his forward skills with over 70 points. Bird's scoring and dynamic playstyle make him a player to watch as he transitions to the junior level.
Sebastian Morris, known for his physical presence and playmaking abilities, is taking his talents to the Cornwall Colts in the Central Canada Hockey League. Morris's unique combination of skills promises to impact the Colts' roster.
Joshua Swan consistently demonstrated his scoring abilities throughout his time with the Chiefs and will be joining the Utica Jr Comets in the NCDC. Swan's ability to find the back of the net, averaging over a point per game, will be a welcome addition to his new team.
Jason Grey, a player with a knack for putting up points, has signed a tender with the Provo Predators in the NCDC. Grey's ability to contribute offensively will be an asset to his new team's lineup.
Last but not least, Remi Desmith, the starting goaltender for the Chiefs, is poised to continue his career with Danbury in the North American Hockey League. Desmith's skills between the pipes have been crucial to the Chiefs' success.
The Connecticut Chiefs organization takes pride in the achievements of these talented players, who have consistently demonstrated their dedication to the sport. As they move on to Tier 2 junior leagues, they carry the lessons, experiences, and skills gained during their time with the Chiefs. Hockey enthusiasts will undoubtedly keep a close eye on these players as they continue to carve their paths in the world of junior hockey.