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Titans tender St. Paul’s School (NH) forward Joseph Schubert

The New Jersey Titans have announced today that the team has tendered St. Paul’s School (NH) forward Joseph Schubert.

Schubert, 18, had thirty-seven points (13 goals and 24 assists) in 27 games this past year. The Okauchee Lake, WI native was the “Big Red’s” leading scorer as was as All Lakes Region Player and All-state (New Hampshire) player.

“I am honored to receive a tender offer from the New Jersey Titans” stated Schubert. “I am very excited to be a part of such a great organization” said Schubert

“We are thrilled to add Joe to our team for the upcoming season” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Joe plays the game the right way and is a smart, hard skill type forward.  He plays a junior hockey game already and we are excited to bring him to Middletown.  He will join an impressive, deep forward group.  The coaching staff is looking forward to working with him this upcoming season in New Jersey” concluded Doremus.

Titans go heavy with forwards in 2020 NAHL Entry Draft

The North American Hockey league held its annual Entry Draft yesterday and the New Jersey Titans went heavy with forwards having selected 13 of them out of 17 picks.

The Titans selected St. Sebastian’s School (Needham, MA) defenseman Ryan MacDermott as its number one pick (24th overall). The 6’0”, 179 lb. Norwell, MA native is a right-handed shot and 2002 birth year.

Because the Titans had many age out players from the recently concluded season, New Jersey entered the draft having 16 out of 17 picks. The Titans had traded their second-round pick to the Johnstown Tomahawks back on April 3 for defenseman Matt Doyle.

Prior to the start of the draft, head coach and general manager Craig Doremus pulled the trigger on a trade that sent the Titans second and fourth round picks of the 2021 entry draft to the Austin Bruins in exchange for the Bruins second round pick in yesterday’s entry draft. New Jersey then selected goaltender Louden Hogg (2002 birth year) from Edina High School of Edina, MN.

Ten (59%) of the Titans selections were 2002 birth year while five (29%) were 2001 birth year.

The Titans main camp runs from August 3 through August 6 at the Middletown Sports Complex.

Titans have 24th pick in tomorrow’s NAHL Entry Draft

The North American Hockey League will hold its annual Entry Draft tomorrow at 2:00 PM ET with the New Jersey Titans presently having the 24th pick in the first round.

With many of the Titans players from the past season having moved onto play NCAA hockey in the fall, head coach and general manager Craig Doremus and his staff have worked diligently preparing for this draft.

“The NAHL entry draft is always a big part of the construction of our roster for the season” stated Doremus.  “Our hockey operations staff especially Matt Dibble and our scouts spend countless hours preparing for this day.  We put a lot of time and effort into the identification, scouting and recruiting process and the draft is kind of the culmination of much of it.  With so many players from last year’s club moving onto the NCAA level, we have several roster spots we are looking for fill.  It’s the next big part of the off-season plan and then we shift our focus to our main camp.  We are excited to welcome the next group of players to Middletown” concluded Doremus.

Originally scheduled to be held on June 2, the NAHL’s Board of Governors changed the NAHL Player Procurement System due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which prematurely ended the 2019-20 season.

The Titans are scheduled to have the following picks:

First round: 24th
Second round: None (51st pick was traded to Johnstown for defenseman Matt Doyle)
Third round: 78th
Fourth round: 105th
Fifth round: 132nd
Sixth round: 159th
Seventh round: 186th

The NAHL draft is for amateur players less than 21 years of age on December 31, 2020 who are not listed on an NAHL team roster or are listed on an NAHL team roster but played less than (10) NAHL regular season and/or playoff games during the 2019-20 season, did not accept a tender from an NAHL team prior to the 2020 NAHL Entry Draft, or who were not drafted in the 2020 NAHL Supplemental Draft are eligible for selection in the draft.

Titans fans can find out the team’s selections on their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Fans can follow the entire draft online at nahldraft.com; on Twitter at @NAHLHockey or listen to a free live broadcast of the draft on HockeyTV

The Titans main camp will be held at the Middletown Sports Complex from August 3 – 6.

Titans tender Melville Millionaires goaltender Berk Berkeliev

The New Jersey Titans have announced today that the team has tendered Melville Millionaires (SJHL) goaltender Berk Berkeliev.

Berkeliev, 19, played in 34 games this past season where he posted a 2.73 goals against average and .930 save percentage. The Calgary, AB native was named the SJHL’s top goaltender.

“I am very excited to be joining the New Jersey Titans” stated Berkeliev. “The Titans are a first-class organization and I have a lot of faith in Coach Doremus and the rest of the staff. I’m looking forward to a competitive season and one that can bring a Robertson Cup to New Jersey” concluded Berkeliev.

“We are excited to add Berk to our team for the upcoming season” stated Titians head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Berk had a good season last year in the SJHL and he will bring his junior experience to our net with two years of junior hockey under his belt.  With both of our goaltenders from last year heading to Division 1 schools in the fall we had a big need in net, and we believe Berky will be a big piece of our success.  We are thrilled to have him as a Titan, and we look forward to seeing him in New Jersey in August” concluded Doremus.

Titans Forward Josef Glamos makes NCAA commitment to Buffalo State College

The New Jersey Titans, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that assistant captain and forward Josef Glamos has committed to play NCAA Division III Ice Hockey for the Buffalo State College Bengals, who play in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC). His commitment begins in the fall of 2020.

Glamos, 20, played two seasons with the NAHL club and had 43 points (24 goals and 19 assists) in 100 regular season games. This year the Baldwinsville, NY native had 24 points (15 goals and 9 assists) in 51 contests.

“I am just really grateful for all of my teammates, coaches and the organizations that helped me grow and develop throughout my career” stated Glamos. “I also would like to thank the billet families for opening their homes to guys like myself. Most of all, I would like to thank all of my family for sacrificing everything to allow me to chase my dreams” concluded Glamos.

“Buffalo State is getting an incredible young man in Joe Glamos” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus.  “Joe was a huge part of our hockey team.  In his two years with our club Joe displayed such versatility as he was willing to even play defense when injuries depleted our lineup.  Joe’s game grew tremendously over the past year or so.  He played a major role in all situations for our team and was an assistant captain this past season.  Joe was the model for leadership and being a team player. He always put the team before himself.  I am so proud of Joe and am jealous that a program like Buffalo State gets to have him for four years.  We wish Joe nothing but continued success moving forward.  I can’t wait to follow his college hockey career” concluded Doremus.

Buffalo State College located in Buffalo, NY.  The Bengals are coached by Steve Murphy. This past season Buffalo State had an overall 12-12-2 record.

Titans select three forwards in NAHL Supplemental Draft

The NAHL held a supplemental draft today and the New Jersey Titans selected three forwards: Anthony Calafiore, Jack Ford and Jack Ring.

Calafiore, a Staten Island, NY native was taken 24th overall from the North Jersey Avalanche U18 team. The 2002 right-handed shot had 54 points (21 goals and 33 assists) in 30 games. He was a member of the Atlantic Youth Hockey League’s (AYHL) 18U premier championship team and BEAST U18 (National) Uncommitted Team. Calafiore has an NCAA Division I commitment to Robert Morris University.

Ford, the 2002 Stamford, CT native, was taken 70th overall. He had 30 points (13 goals and 17 assists) in 53 games for the Mount St. Charles Academy U18 team. He is a left-handed shot.

The Titans then selected Ring with the 78th pick. The Hingham, MA native played 35 games with the Northeast Generals of the NAHL last season. He finished the year with South Shore Kings      NCDC team and had seven points (3 goals and 4 assists) in 15 games. The 2000 birthyear is a left-handed shot and has an NCAA Division I commitment to the University of New Hampshire.

“I couldn’t be more excited about the three major additions we made to our franchise this afternoon” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Our staff, led by Matt Dibble, did a great job assembling a deep pool of talent and they did a great job of navigating the draft.  We think all three players will be big parts of our forward group next year” added Doremus.

“Anthony is a player I have known for quite some time dating back to his time with the Long Island Gulls and we believe his skill and tenacity will fit extremely well on our team. Jack Ford and Jack Ring are bigger bodies that will add an element to our lineup.  Ford comes off a great season with Mount St Charles and we are excited about his growth and development.  Ring has some experience in our league and heads into a super important season for himself as he prepares to go to UNH.  It was so great to be able to get back after it today and do some hockey business.  I want to thank our entire staff for their work.  We look forward to seeing the guys on the ice at main camp in August” concluded Doremus.

Each of the 27 NAHL teams were allotted three picks. The league’s main draft will be help on July 21. The Titans will be holding a pre-draft camp July 10 – 12 at the Middletown Sports Complex in Middletown, NJ. Players with birth years 2000-2004 can register by clicking here.

 

Titans tender Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Tommy Bannister

The New Jersey Titans have announced today that the team has tendered Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward Tommy Bannister for the 2020-21 season.

Bannister, 19, had 23 points (10 goals and 13 assists) in 53 games this past season for the Bulldogs, who play in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). The 5’9”, 175 lb. native of Clayton, NY is a left-handed shot.

“I am excited to join the Titans and eager for the start of the upcoming season” stated Bannister.

“The Titans are extremely excited to add Tommy Bannister to our club for next year” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Tommy is someone we have watched for years and believe he will be a great addition to our forward group for the upcoming season. Tommy will bring an elite offensive stick and brain and junior experience we believe that he is poised for a big season. We greatly look forward to Tommy being on the ice at our main camp and being a huge part of our offensive attack next season” concluded Doremus.

Titans acquire veteran defenseman Matt Doyle in trade with Tomahawks

Looking to build another strong and competitive team for next season, the New Jersey Titans have traded for veteran defenseman Matt Doyle from the Johnstown Tomahawks in exchange for a second-round pick in this year’s upcoming draft.

Doyle, 19, will be entering his fourth and final season in junior hockey. He originally started his career with the Janesville Jets during the 2017-18 season. He was sent to Johnstown the next year after starting the season in Janesville.

The Niagara Falls, NY native has played in 152 regular season NAHL games and has accumulated 35 points (6 goals and 29 assists). He has a career +36. The 6’1”, 185 lb. left-handed shot blueliner had fourteen points (3 goals and 11 assists) in 49 games during the recently completed season and was a +14.

“I’m very excited to be joining the Titans in the fall” stated Doyle. “I’ll do whatever it takes to help the team win” concluded Doyle.

“We are excited to add Matt to our team for next season” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Matt is a skilled, veteran defenseman who will be a great addition to our group for the 2020-21 season. Matt’s talent and experience in the league will be a great asset to our club as we look to build a roster to compete for the Robertson Cup” concluded Doremus.

Titans defenseman Danny Dimon makes NCAA commitment to Elmira College

The New Jersey Titans, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that assistant captain and defenseman Danny Dimon has committed to play NCAA Division III Ice Hockey for the Elmira College Soaring Eagles, who play in the United Collegiate Hockey Conference (UCHC). His commitment begins in the fall of 2020.

Dimon, 20, played two seasons with the Titans. He had twenty points (3 goals and 17 assists) in 88 games. This year the Elmira, NY native had thirteen points (2 goals and 11 assists) in 49 games. He was a +18.

“I would like to start by thanking the Titans organization” stated Dimon. “The past two years have truly sculpted me into the man I am today both on off the ice. Craig and Bob never gave up on me and always gave me the opportunity to improve and show myself.  I will forever be grateful that I have had the opportunity to play for the Titans organization. Lastly, I would like to thank my family and friends. Their love, support, and passion for my success are the reason I am able to have this opportunity” concluded Dimon.

“We are extremely proud of Danny for his commitment” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “What a special young man he has been in his two years with our team.  Danny established himself as a leader for our hockey club and was one of the true faces of our franchise.  Elmira is so lucky to get him for four years. He is going to leave such an impact on their team and campus.  I am so happy for the time we got to spend together, and I can wait to follow his career along throughout college” concluded Doremus.

Elmira College located in Elmira, NY.  The Soaring Eagles are coached by Aaron Saul. This past season Elmira had an overall 17-8-1 record.

Penney selected to NAHL’s All-East Division team; Doremus named East Division’s GM of the Year

The North American Hockey League today announced its All-Division teams and honors for the 2019-20 season.  The divisional teams and honors represent the four divisions in the NAHL as voted upon and selected by the league’s 26 head coaches. Titans defenseman Cade Penney was named to the All-East Division Team while Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus was the East Division’s General Manager of the Year.

Penney had thirty points (6 goals and 24 assists) in 51 games this season with two of his goals being game winners. The Thorton, PA native had a team high + 30 (fifth best in the league), and he was a member of the North American Hockey League’s Top Prospects Tournament’s East Division.

This season Penney made his NCAA Division I commitment to the University of New Hampshire.

Doremus’ team led the East Division with a 38-13-0-1 record for 77 points in 52 games. The wins and total points were the most in one season for the five-year-old franchise. In his four seasons at the helm of the Titans, Doremus has a 132-83-17-0 record (.568%). He was the head coach for the East Division team during this season’s Top Prospects Tournament.

The Titans were named the East Division’s organization of the year, a first for the team.

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