May 26, 2017
The 2017 Conference Weekend begins at lunchtime today for a group of young players, dubbed the Mighty Mites, who will be going through a development day before meeting the England u19 team this afternoon and playing either side of the first period tonight.
Mighty Mites are wearing special edition jerseys for their game tonight, with the design a closely guarded secret. It will be
It’s a packed schedule for the Mites with training, skate with England u19, team meetings and then two eight-minute periods played in front of a full house at Ice Sheffield.
Arrival & Registration 13:00
Warm Up 13:15
Dressing Room 13:30
Parents Meeting 13:30
Skate with England u19 14:30
On Ice Training 14:45
Dressing Room 16:15
Meet England U19 16:45
Rest, Parent Time 17:30
Dressing Room 18:00
Pre Game Skate 18:45
Period One 19:45 8 minutes 2 Lines 3 Shifts at 1.20 per shift
Period Two 20:30 8 minutes
JLMC staff have completed the draft for two sides, Team Orange and Team Blue, and England head coach Ben Pitchley has confirmed the coaching staff for each of the teams.
Team Orange Head Coach is the current England U13 Assistant Coach, Alan Blyth.
Team Orange Assistant Coach is current England Head Coach, Ben Pitchley.
Team Orange Manager is Martin Peters
Team Blue Head Coach is the current England U13 Head Coach, Mark Saunders
Team Blue Assistant Coach is former GB U16 Coach, Sean Easton
Team Blue Manager is Michelle Leigh