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Toledo OH:          The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the USPHL Premier Division have announced the release of the 2019-2020 schedule as well as special event nights for the Cherokee.

This year’s home opener will be in conjunction with the annual GTAHA Day against the Detroit Fighting Irish on Saturday September 14th at 7:00PM.

“GTAHA day is a big event for all of the Cherokee teams and it is an honor to be the last game of the day as we open our home schedule.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

All Cherokee home games will be played on Friday and Saturday nights with all games starting at 7:00PM

The Cherokee will once again skate in the Great Lakes Conference. The division has added two new expansion teams to make up a seven team division. The Columbus Mavericks and the Lake Erie Bighorns join the Metro Jets, Lansing Wolves, Pittsburgh Vengeance, Wooster Oilers and the Cherokee.

Toledo will play twenty-two home games at the Team Toledo Ice House during the season, while playing twenty-two games on the road. Toledo will also play four out of division games throughout the season when they host the Detroit Fighting Irish and Motor City Hockey Club playing one game each in those team’s buildings.

Another special night will be held on Saturday February 1st when the Cherokee take on the Columbus Mavericks in the annual “SAP GAME”. Ken “SAP” Miller was co-owner of the Team Toledo Ice House and Cherokee team President before he passed away in February of 2015.

“This game is very special to not only my family but the entire hockey community and we are excited to announce this year’s date for the SAP game.” Added Miller

The Cherokee will also play in twelve showcase games this season.

The Cherokee will travel to Fraser MI in October for the first annual Great Lakes Conference Showcase where members from the Great Lakes Division will play against members from the Midwest East Division, Toledo is slated to play the MJDP Jets, Chicago Cougars, Decatur Blaze and the Fort Wayne Spacemen. Games will be played the weekend of October 11th thru October 13th.

Toledo will also head to Chicago for the Christmas showcase in December. The Cherokee will play against the following teams the Midwest Blackbirds, Steele County Blades, Minnesota Mullets and the Rochester Vipers. Games will be played December 19th thru the 22nd.

The final showcase the Cherokee will attend will be held in Boston for the USPHL Winter Showcase. Toledo will play against the Buffalo Thunder, Charleston Colonials, Florida Junior Blades and the Junior Bruins.

The team also announced the Cherokee golf outing will take place on Saturday August 24th at Giant Oak golf club as well as their annual Reverse Raffle fundraiser that will be held on Saturday November 9th at the Toledo Speedway Banquet Hall.

For the complete 2019-2020 Cherokee game schedule please visit our website at and click on the schedule tab.






Toledo OH:          The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the USPHL Premier Division in the Great Lakes Conference have announced the summer tryout dates for the 2019-2020 season.

This year’s tryouts will be held from Friday July 19th – Sunday July 21st at Tam-o Shanter Ice Arena located at 7060 W. Sylvania Ave, Sylvania OH 43560.

“We are very excited about this tryout, we have had some really good players attend our prospect skates and these are players we will be looking to make our team coming out of this camp.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Every player will get a guarantee of four games. Goalie cut off will be at six.  On Saturday at 2:00PM the Cherokee staff will hold a meet and greet with the coaching staff at the team Toledo Ice House the home rink of the Cherokee at 2:00PM. Players and parents will get a tour of the facility and answer any questions you may have about the upcoming season.

Cost for the camp will be $150.00 (non-refundable)

All players are encouraged to visit the Cherokee website and click on the 2019 tryout tab download the 2019 tryout application and fill it out and return to the mailing address or email it back to coach Miller at

Schedule for the camp is as followed

Friday July 19th

4:30-5:30PM CHECK IN (inside lobby of Tam-o Shanter)

6:00PM – 7:20PM            Game RED VS. BLACK

Saturday July 20th

11:00AM – 12:20PM Game RED VS. BLACK

2:00PM Meet and Greet with coaching staff (at Team Toledo Ice House home of the Cherokee at 1258 W. Alexis Rd Toledo OH 43616)

6:00PM – 7:20PM            Game RED VS. BLACK

Sunday July 21st

9:00AM – 10:20AM All Star Game RED VS. BLACK

11:00AM Player/Coach meetings




Toledo OH: The Toledo Cherokee have announced the date for their annual golf outing fundraiser. This year’s outing will take place on Saturday August 24th at Giant Oak Golf Club.

The event will kick off at 8:00AM with a shotgun start. Cost will be $75.00 golfer/$300.00 per foursome. Dinner following golf will include baked chicken, potato, salad and rolls.

“Last year was the first time we held the outing on a Saturday at Giant Oak and even the rain couldn’t stop us from having a great time. This is a big fundraiser for us, we only have two a year so it is important to us. Giant Oak does a great job hosting the event and we are very happy to go back there again this year.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Some of the side games will include skins, two betting holes, mulligans, longest drive, longest putt and a 50/50 raffle.

For more information please contact a member of the Cherokee staff anytime. Kenny Miller 906-458-2897, Carey Manders 419-350-2171 , Don Manders 419-343-8244 or Todd Omey 419-356-3344  



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Home Opener Cherokee VS. Detroit Fighting Irish September 14th 2019 7:00PM


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