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Hartford Junior Lady Wolfpack Program Gains Huge Momentum heading into Tryout Season.

The HJRLWP Program was created with the goal of improving the hockey lives of female student athletes.   Our program is deeply committed to helping players learn and improve individually and collectively as student athletes.   A distinct advantage of the HJRLWP starts with former NHL stand-out Bob Crawford who owns our facilities and is passionate about the program.  Our training facility in Cromwell offers one NHL and one Olympic sized ice sheet, a 33,000 square foot fitness center at The New England Athletic Club, team specific training space for off ice sessions, a synthetic training facility, classroom and video rooms, and a committed and excellent coaching staff. 

In our first year, the HJRLWP established our identity as a destination for female hockey players to develop their individual and team skills, learn the game, have fun, and compete in a variety of the most prestigious hockey leagues.  The HJRLWP prides itself on being able to offer our younger players (U10 – U16) and older players (U14-U19) the opportunity to prepare and play at the next level, be it high school, prepatory school, or college. 

In our first year, the HJRLWP (U12, U14, U19 High School, and U19 Juniors) not only achieved a significant number of on ice successes, but the overall improvement and development of all our student/athletes was our greatest victory. 

Our Program highlights from our inaugural season include the following:

  • All our HJRLWP teams had two weekly on ice skill sessions from April to August

  • In season Skills Sessions twice a month

  • In season Off Ice training twice a week

  • In season classroom sessions

  • Tier 1 Connecticut Hockey Conference (CHC) and Tier 2 CHC designations for our teams

  • Participated in the most prestigious girls youth hockey league in the country – New England Girls Hockey League (NEGHL)

  • Participated in the CHC Pee Wee Division at U12

  • Participated in the Connecticut Girls Hockey League

  • Founder and participant in the highly competitive New England Women’s Junior Hockey League (NEWJHL)

Highlights for our individual Junior Lady Wolfpack teams include the following:

U12 Team

  • U12 Tier 1 CHC State Champions

  • U12 #1 seed heading into Tier I Regionals at the end of March 2017

  • U12 team consistently ranked within the top 15 Tier 1 programs in the country

  • U12 won championships in two tournaments

  • U12 NEGHL 9-5-5 season record

U14 Team

  • U14 Tier 2 CHC

  • U14 CTGHL First Place – 9-1-1- Regular Season Record

  • U14 NEGHL 14-4-1 Regular Season Record


  • U19 CTGHL First Place – 19-4-1-Regular Season Record

  • U19 NEGHL

  • Cranberry Classic Thanksgiving Tourney U19 Champions (5-0 record)

  • Collaborated with Junior Wolfpack coaches to implement a highly successful player development strategy which integrates the U19 Futures/High School and the U19 Junior team for high tempo, skill development focused joint practices.

U19 Junior Team

  • In three seasons, placed 20 women in D1/DIII college programs

  • During the 2016-2017 season, placed six women in DI/DIII college programs

  • Placed four players in prep school

  • U19 Vermont Fall Tournament Champions (5-0)

  • U19 NEWJHL

  • U19 CHC Tier 1

In its inaugural season, the HJRLWP achieved significant success in furthering our student athletes in the classroom and on the ice.  With a comprehensive development plan, a top notch training and skating facility, and a dedicated and professional coaching staff, the Wolfpack have demonstrated their ability to develop and promote female hockey players to achieve academic and real world success through hockey.  This was our first year, look what we accomplished…….we can’t wait to achieve our future successes.  Be part of The Pack and achieve yours. 



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