“We really appreciate your effort, son. We really like you as a player and would love to keep you around, it’s just a numbers game and we only have so many roster spots…”

The Numbers Game

Name: Andre Menard

Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ

DOB: 4/25/89

Professional Sports: Courbevoie (France2), Caen (France2)

Let’s cut to the chase. My hockey career isn’t anything compared to the previous writers on The Numbers Game. However, I’ve learned a lot of things along t...

Name: Brianna Decker

Hometown: Dousman, WI

DOB: 5/13/1991

Collegiate Sports: University of Wisconsin, 2012 Patty Kazmaier Award Winner- Awarded to the best female ice hockey player at the NCAA D1 level, 2011 NCAA Tournament Champion.

Professional Sports: 2018 Olympic Games...

Name: Scott Clemmensen

Hometown: Urbandale, IA

DOB: 7/23/77

Professional Sports: 14 years between the New Jersey Devils, Florida Panthers, and the Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL, including each teams respective AHL affiliates.

Currently: Goaltending Development Coach for t...

December 12, 2017

Name: Andy Miele

Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

DOB: 4/15/88

Professional Sports: Phoenix Coyotes (NHL), Portland Pirates (AHL), Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL), Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL), Malmo Redhawks (SweHL)

“Andy, did you remember to lock the door behind you?”...

November 16, 2017

Name: Mitch Korn

Hometown: Bronx, NY. Current: Estero, FL

DOB: 9/16/1957

Professional Sports: Currently: Director of Goaltending for the Washington Capitals. Entering his 27th year in the NHL. 1991-1998 Buffalo Sabres, 1998-2014 Nashville Predators, 2014-Present Washingto...

Name: T.E. Blaisdell Jr. (Teddy)

Hometown: Manchester, NH

Age: 71

Professional Sports: Manchester Monarchs Associate Equipment Manager 2001-present day

 (Photo by: Rich Tilton)

I’ve seen a lot of kids walk through our doors. They all have two things in common: love of our g...

Name: Jeff Serowik

Hometown: Manchester, New Hampshire

DOB: 1/10/67

Professional experience: 9 years between the NHL, AHL, IHL. Founder/President of Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc.

 My first NHL game was one for the ages:

I finally got the call to make my National Hockey League...

Name: Jordan Lavallee-Smotherman

Hometown: Corvallis, Oregon

DOB: 5/11/86

Professional Sports: Playing career; NHL, AHL, ECHL, Europe.

Iserlohn, Germany, 2016.

I started training camp just like the previous nine seasons. A routine physical, jammed in a small doctor’s office...

Name: Dave Kolomatis

Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ

DOB: 2/25/1989

Professional Sports: Drafted to LA Kings in 2009. 10 years professional between the AHL, Europe, and ECHL

Let’s get this out of the way early.  I never made it.  I don’t write that because I want you to feel s...

September 30, 2017

Name: Rob Schremp

Hometown: Fulton, NY

DOB: 7/1/1986

Professional Sports: Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, Atlanta Thrashers, Europe.

My name is Rob Schremp. First things first, to understand this story, you need to understand me. I tell it like it is. If I feel a cert...

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