Nationals of the American West Hockey League (AWHL) officially announced that
the league will hold a Players Showcase to be held December 16-19, 2013, at the
Fiesta Rancho ice rink in Las Vegas, NV. Each of the seven teams in the AWHL
will play one league game each day. The focus of the AWHL showcase is to
promote all league players and have them exposed to as many fans and scouts as
December date works perfectly for college scouts who are on break and available
to see the young talent from each of our teams. It also works well for our
players as Christmas break starts as soon as the showcase is over and runs through
December 30th," stated Nationals GM Butch Kowalka. "Opting to participate in a Showcase was one
of the best parts of joining the AWHL. I pitched this idea in the past to our
former league who wanted no part of it. I discussed it again this year at the
AWHL's annual general meeting and all of the team owners wanted to do it. They
are all on board when it comes to developing and promoting our players."
of the AWHL showcase should work well with other events running in Las Vegas at
the same time. This will encourage as many scouts as possible attending our
games. "We have had a very positive response from the scouts we have spoken
with. Everyone is very excited and it should be a very well attended event."
appointed AWHL Commissioner Garry Swain commented on the showcase, saying "Our league
is extremely excited to showcase the young talent we have on each of our teams,
and, with the support of USA Hockey, expect the Showcase to be the highlight of
Any players interested in becoming a Glacier
National please contact Head Coach firstname.lastname@example.org after his return from Salmon Arm
BCHL camp Thursday 22nd or GM/Assistant Coach email@example.com.
Any college or junior scouts interested in
information or travel options for the AWHL Player Showcase should contact AWHL
Commissioner Garry Swain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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