MLRH Open hits Rochester Hills!

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MLRH Open hits Rochester Hills!

Published on January 06, 2011 with No Comments

MLRH looks forward to it’s open invitational, MLRH OPEN, where teams from MLRH, AIHL and PIHA may compete for $1,500.

Teams from the midwest are putting together some amazing lineups and talented hockey players.

“The Tour Bordercats are excited to finally be a part of MLRH. We’ve heard nothing but good things about the league, and anticipate this being the start to a long relationship. The competition for next weekend looks great, and our guys are looking forward to the challenge of playing against some of the top talent in the region”.

John Gelement, Head Coach

91 – Ryan Lemke – 05/04/1988 – F
15 – Travis Scott – 08/27/1988 – D
18 – Robert Scott – 08/25/1988 – D
13 – Shaun Murphy – 06/11/1990 – F
09 – Shane Murphy – 07/25/1991 – F
49 – Mitch Misiak – 01/19/1990 – D
46 – Weston Arch – 10/25/1989 – F
14 – Shane Berry – 06/18/1988 – F/D
93 – Matt Koleski – 12/15/1968 – D
71 – Kyle Siciliano – 09/09/1989 – F
31 – Ryan Glover – 07/14/1986 – G

Head Coach – John Gelement
Assistant Coach – Evilasio Covacha

The Buffalo Wings look to regain their title as champions in the Major League Roller Hockey tournament at Rochester Hills. Recall back to May 2009, amongst an arena filled with fans, the Buffalo Wings took the cup in a 7-5 victory over Florida Fusion. As the Wings prepare to make their first tournament appearance of 2011, Buffalo Wings President Eric Haak had this to say about the upcoming event, “Being a part of MLRH is a great opportunity to showcase the Wings talent on the national circuit”. With a long standing history of pro level play, MLRH continues to grow into one of the nations most elite standing leagues.

The Buffalo Wings are excited to announce John Brown as the new head coach of this years MLRH pro team. Making his coaching debut in the pro division, John Brown is coming off a strong 2010 tournament campaign. Looking for history to repeat itself, the Buffalo Wings and John Brown are ready for the challenge ahead of them in regaining their champion status! To follow their quest for victory, stay tuned to for the latest updates and statistics.

Kevin Oconnor – 9/7/84 Buffalo, NY 5’9 170 Forward
Steve Kinney- 7/18/87 Buffalo NY 5’9 196 Defense
Nick Narchus- 10/22/88 Buffalo, NY 5’9 195 Defense
Mike Bienias- 2/19/91 Buffalo, NY 5’8 154 Defense/Forward
Tyler Hillhouse- 4/18/91 Brampton, Ontario 5’11 175 Forward
Mike Vertino- 4/27/80 Buffalo, New York 5’10 195 Forward
Justin Banaszak- 10/29/90 Buffalo, NY 5’10 165 Defense
Cory Clark- 6-18-87 Buffalo NY 5-10 160 Defense
Kyle Sipperley 6-16-91 Commerce Township, Michigan 6’0 165 Defense
Ryan Rogalski 3/24/90 Buffalo NY 6’1 205 Forward
Pat Reynolds 7/22/88 Lockport, NY 6/0 170 Forward
Shaun Golden 12/07/88 Long Island, NY 5’9 175 Defense
G. Robert Tates 7/03/91 Buffalo, NY 6’5 250 Goaltender
Eric Werner 4/2/85 Marilla, NY 5’11 185 Goaltender

The Detroit Revolution from PIHA and the AIHL has loaded up!
Detroit Revolution
Corey Denback
Ryan Perry
Derek Ciminelli
Kyle Shultz
Justin Eagle
Adam Blair
Mike Debrabander
Vinny Dicristifaro
Phil Webb
Nicolai Puscus
Greg Smith
Jarret Samp
John Parrish
Todd Orlando (NY Ranger prospect)
Matt Field (G)

These teams plus the GR Villains, Chicago Rollersnakes and the Virginia Wings will make this an event not to forget!

Remember you can catch the games beginning with the semi – finals at! on Saturday January 15th!

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