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CHEROKEE HOME FRIDAY VS. METRO JETS

(FACE-OFF IS AT 7:00PM) 

Toledo OH:         The Toledo Cherokee (26-4-3 56 points) proud members of the USPHL Great Lakes division return home Friday night to take on the division leading Metro Jets (29-4-1 59 points) at the Team Toledo Ice House. Face off is set for 7:00PM.

Toledo is currently 3 points behind the Jets in the Great Lakes Division standings, the Cherokee have one game in hand on the Jets. The two teams met in early December with Toledo taking the first game of the series by a score of 3-1 at the Ice House. Toledo would fall behind 4-0 on the road the next night but the Tribe would battle back and send the game to overtime before falling 6-5.

“Friday night’s game is big for our group, any time we get to play the Jets on home ice we know we are going to get their best effort  so our guys will have to be ready to play and I am confident they will be ready. Said head coach Kenny Miller “Hopefully we will have a big crowd again like in early December the last time Metro was here, I know our guys really feed off the energy of the fans at the Ice House.”

The Cherokee are coming off a two game sweep against the Fort Wayne Spacemen last week winning Friday night at home by a score of 4-0. Goaltender Joey Cormier (Brownstown MI) won his league leading 19th game of the year making 30 saves and earning his 4th shutout of the season which is tied for the lead in the USPHL. The two teams finished up the series on Sunday in Fort Wayne with Toledo skating to a 5-1 win. Andrew Quarles (San Jose CA) picked up the win in net for Toledo making 27 saves. Ian Bennett (Trenton MI) scored his first junior goal in the game. Bailey Byrd (Wyandotte MI) scored twice in the win on Sunday and is 2 points away from 200 in his career as a member of the Cherokee.

Fans unable to attend the games can catch all the action by visiting www.hockeytv.com

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

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CHEROKEE HOME FRIDAY VS. FORT WAYNE SPACEMEN

(HEAD TO FORT WAYNE SUNDAY)

Toledo OH:         After playing nine straight games on the road the Toledo Cherokee (24-4-3 51 points) proud members of the USPHL Great Lakes division return home Friday night to take on the Fort Wayne Spacemen (16-10-3 35 points) at the Team Toledo Ice House. Face off is set for 7:00PM

Toledo will then travel to Fort Wayne on Sunday to wrap up the home and home series. The puck will drop at 12:30PM

“It will be good to play at home in front of the best fans in the USPHL, it feels like forever ago when we hosted Metro on that Friday night. I know the guys are excited to be back home and playing in front of our fans so we will need to make sure we are ready to play.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

The Cherokee finished with a record of 5-2-2 during the nine game road trip.

Forward Bailey Byrd (Wyandotte MI) is 6 points away from 200 in his career as a member of the Cherokee. Byrd has suited up in 140 games. Goaltender Joey Cormier (Brownstown MI) leads the Entire USPHL Premier division in wins with 18. The 20 year has a record of 18-3-2 on the season. Trine University DIII commit Zeth Stelmaszak (Temperance MI) has 125 points in 115 games as a member of the Cherokee.

Fans unable to attend the games can catch all the action by visiting www.hockeytv.com

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

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CHEROKEE PICK UP FIVE POINTS AT BOSTON SHOWCASE

(2-1-1 RECORD)

Toledo OH:         The Toledo Cherokee (24-4-3 51 points) traveled to Boston this past weekend for the USPHL Winter Showcase and came away with a record of 2-1-1.

The Cherokee dropped the first game of the showcase in overtime to the Wilkes Barre Scranton Knights by a score of 3-2.

Toledo would fall to the Rockets in the second game of the event by a score of 5-1. The Cherokee would bounce back on Saturday and defeat the Lake Tahoe Lakers by a score of 4-2.

The Cherokee finished up the weekend on Sunday with a 5-1 win over the South Shore Kings.

“I thought the guys really rebounded well after our first day out there, we played four really good teams and for us to bounce back and pick up five points on the weekend our coaching staff is proud of the group.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Toledo will return to action this weekend when they host the Fort Wayne Spacemen at the Team Toledo Ice House on Friday night. The puck will drop at 7:00PM. The Tribe will travel to Fort Wayne on Sunday afternoon to finish up the home and home series. Face is set for 12:30PM

This weekend’s games will wrap up the season series between the Cherokee and Spacemen where Toledo holds a four point lead on the Spacemen for the Tim Hortons Cup. This is the first year the two franchises are competing for the Tim Hortons Cup.

Fans that are unable to attend the games this weekend can still catch all the action at www.hockeytv.com

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

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CHEROKEE COME OUT OF BREAK AND HEAD TO BOSTON FOR SHOWCASE

(PLAY FOUR GAMES IN THREE DAYS)

Toledo OH:         The Toledo Cherokee (22-3-2 47 points) will finish up the Holiday break next week and head to Boston for the USPHL Winter Showcase starting Friday January 7th in Marlborough MA.

Toledo will play two games on Friday January 7th, one game Saturday afternoon on the 8th and finish up the showcase schedule with a noon game on Sunday the 9th.

The Cherokee will take on the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Knights (24-3-0 48 pts.) Friday at 10:00AM and then the Rockets Hockey Club (21-2-1-1 44 pts.) at 4:20PM. On Saturday the Cherokee will play against Lake Tahoe Lakers (18-11-1 37 pts.) at 4:50PM.

Toledo will finish up the showcase schedule on Sunday January 9th at 12:00PM when they take on the South Shore Kings (17-5-2 36 pts.).

“This is another big weekend for our group, we are going out to Boston and playing some really good hockey clubs, it will be important for us to get the guys ready when they return from break and make sure they are ready when we head out East.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

The Cherokee finished up the calendar year with a 3-1 record at the Chicago Showcase. “We didn’t like the way we played the first game of that showcase and it showed by dropping our first regulation loss in over two months, but our coaching staff really liked how the guys responded and was able to win three in a row against a couple of really good teams to finish out the showcase.” Added Miller

All of the winter showcase games will be played at the New England Sports Complex in Marlborough MA.

Fans that are unable to attend the games in Boston can still catch all the action at www.hockeytv.com

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

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TOLEDO CHEROKEE ANNOUNCE SEASON TICKET PLANS

(DISCOUNTED PRICES ON ADULTS, SENIORS AND STUDENT TICKETS)

The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the USPHL Premier division in the Great Lakes conference have announced today you can purchase season passes for the upcoming 2021-2022 season.

This is your chance to experience all of the Toledo Cherokee action during the 2021-22 USPHL season at Team Toledo Ice House with a season ticket plan.

See details below:

Adults can purchase a season pass to all 16 homes games for $96.00, Seniors and Students can grab a season pass for only $65.00.

Benefits of being a season pass holder include discounted price off game day tickets and no waiting in line as you enter the Team Toledo Ice House.

Season passes are only good for regular season home games.

For more information please contact Carey Manders at cmanders2@bex.net.

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CHEROKEE UNVEIL JERSEY DESIGN FOR 2021-22 SEASON

(TRIBE ADD 3RD JERSEY FOR THIS SEASON)

Toledo Ohio:      The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the USPHL Premier (Great Lakes Conference) are excited to announce the team will wear newly designed jerseys for the upcoming season.

The Cherokee will stick with the traditional white home and red away jerseys but the team has added a black jersey for this season that they will wear on special occasions throughout the season.

“We are excited to show off our new designed jerseys to all of our fans this upcoming season, our great sponsor ETruckBiz will again be on the back of the jerseys when we open the season in September.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Wingman Sports Corporation designed and will supply the jerseys for the Cherokee.  Wingman Sports is based out of Newmarket Ontario.

“Wingman was great to work with Jason Clarke did everything to meet our needs and we are extremely happy with how the jerseys turned out.” Added Miller

The Cherokee begin play in September, please visit our website for more information at www.cherokeehockey.com

The Toledo Cherokee finished the 2020-2021 season with a record of 37-10-1 overall and went 2-1 at the USPHL Nationals in Virginia Beach VA.

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Toledo Cherokee replica jerseys available for purchase. Cost for a jersey is 75.00. For more information please contact Kenny Miller at kmiller@macombgroup.com  


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