JuniorHockey.com is pleased to announce that the North American 3 Hockey League's St. Louis Jr. Blues has joined the site as an advertising and content partner.
The Junior Blues are the seventh NA3HL team currently partnered with JuniorHockey.com. Prior to the 1987-88 hockey season, the St. Louis Jr. Blues and Affton Americans combined teams creating one Junior B team that entered the North American Junior Hockey League, Jr. B Division. In their inaugural season the team won their first League Championship, first Gold Cup Championship, and first trip to the USA Hockey National Championships from this new league, finishing 4th overall. Now with 10 League Championships, 8 Gold/Hurster Cup Championships, 1 National Runner-Up, and 5 National Championships, the Jr. Blues look to continue the tradition of developing players for the next level of hockey.
The Jr. Blues boast hundreds of player advancements to the UHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, NAHL, CJHL, EJHL, CJHL, NCAA DI, NCAA DIII, and ACHA. In addition to 2 NHL, 4 AHL, 23 NCAA DI advancements in the last 12 years alone.
"The Jr. Blues are excited to see what will come with our partnership with Juniorhockey.com," Flaugher said of the partnership. "We feel we have one of best media relations/ broadcaster in the business with Kevin Gier who will use this platform to give us another tool when it comes to the marketing of our program. Not only locally, but around the country and world."
JuniorHockey.com's Stephen Heisler is pleased with the Junior Blues' decision to partner with the site. "The organization is dedicated to the development and advancement of hockey players from he St. Louis area and around the world,' Heisler said in regards to the club. "Head Coach Chris Flaugher and the club has a well established commitment to the development of prospects and that's something I can really stand behind. The team brings a tremendous amount of tradition and hockey passion to our network of teams."
Bliss Littler of the Wenatchee Wild (British Columbia Hockey League) is also happy with the addition of the Blues to the site. "With Missouri as one of our protected states it's always nice when a team joins the site and makes it easier for us to follow the progress of their players."
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