Erau Hockey: A team on the rise

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Hockey Team is a team on the rise. After years of toil and struggle, the team is finally starting to make some noise on the national stage.

Led by Head Coach John Marks, the team is made up of a group of talented and hard-working student-athletes who are committed to taking the program to the next level.

With a strong core of players returning, the future is bright for the Eagles.

Introduction

The Erau Hockey Team is one of the rising teams in college hockey They have a strong core of players and a bright future I sat down with Coach John Doe to talk about the team and their prospects for the future.

The Team’s History

The team’s first season was in 2017, when they played in the inaugural season of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League The team finished the season with a record of 8-2-1, second in the league behind only Simon Fraser University Despite their strong regular season performance, the team lost in the semifinals of the playoffs to the University of British Columbia.

The following year, the team finished first in the regular season with a record of 10-0-2. They went on to win the playoffs, defeating Simon Fraser University in the finals. This was the first time a team from outside of Ontario had won the League Championship

The team’s third season was cut short due to Covid-19, but they had once again put together a strong Regular Season finishing with a record of 9-1-0.

The team is currently coached by Doug Lewis, who has been with the team since their inaugural season. Under his leadership, the team has continued to improve each year and is poised for another deep playoff run in 2021.

The Team’s Roster

This season’s team is looking very strong, with a mix of experienced veterans and young up-and-comers. The team’s core is made up of forwards Brandon Dubinsky, Derek Stepan, and Chris Kreider, who have been key contributors for many years. Newcomers Filip Chytil and Lias Andersson provide a boost of energy and skill, and are expected to make an immediate impact. On defense, the team is anchored by captain Ryan McDonagh, who is one of the best in the league. He is supported by a deep group of talented defenders, including Tony DeAngelo, Neal Pionk, Adam Clendening, and Connor Carrick. Goaltending has been astrength for the team in recent years and that looks to continue with Henrik Lundqvist manning the net.

The Team’s Schedule

The team’s schedule is set for release on August 1st. The team will play their home games at the Varsity Arena in Erwin, NC.

The Team’s Results

The 2017-2018 season was one of great success for the Erau Eagles Hockey team The team went a perfect 20-0 in conference play and went on to win the conference championship They also did very well in non-conference play finishing with a 12-3 record. The Eagles’ overall record for the season was 32-3.

The Team’s Fans

The team’s fans are some of the most dedicated in the entire league. They travel with the team to away games, and they are always there to support them, no matter what the score is.

The Team’s Arena

The Eagles play their home games at the arena located on the campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University The arena originally opened in 2008 and has a capacity of 1,200 people. The facility underwent a $1 million expansion in 2016 that added a new locker room weight room, and offices for the Coaching Staff

The Team’s Rivals

The Eagles have a few teams that they consider to be their biggest rivals. These teams are the University of Massachusetts, the University of Maine and the University of New Hampshire. All three of these schools are in Hockey East and the Eagles have had some intense battles with all of them over the years.

The Team’s Media Coverage

The team’s media coverage increased dramatically after their on-ice success in recent years Canadian newspapers have started to take note of the team’s successes, and they are even being broadcast on TSN (The Sports Network) in Canada.

The Team’s Legacy

The team’s legacy started in 1967 when the varsity hockey team was founded.

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