September 13, 2018
Guilford, Conn., - The Elite Hockey Program, proud members of the Atlantic Youth Hockey League (AYHL) and East Coast Elite League (ECEL) are pleased to announce that defenseman Jake Lammens has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for St. Lawrence University in the ECAC.
Lammens, 15, is completing his second season playing for the Elite Hockey Program. The 2002/5’10/150 lbs. native of Norwalk, Connecticut, is coming off a great summer and a strong start of the season at the ECC Labor Day Cup and AYHL Fall Classic to date.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the St. Lawrence hockey family. My last two seasons at the Elite Hockey Program have given me great opportunities to play with and against other high level players. The coaching staff at Elite Hockey Program run great skill sessions and fast paced drills that translate to game situations to help better prepare me. I owe many thanks to my family, friends, and coaches who have guided me throughout my career and continue to support me into my future,” said Lammens.
“Over the past two seasons Lammens has proven to be an elite level player in in the AYHL and ECEL. Our organization is excited to be part of his development and ultimately playing a role in helping him reach his goal of playing at the NCAA Division I level. St. Lawrence is getting a fantastic and talented young man that will be proud to wear the Saints Crest,” said Elite Hockey Program, coach Peter Alden.
“Extremely happy for Jake, his skill set, ability to manage the puck and play with poise are what separates him at a young age. He demonstrates a great attitude and work ethic both on and off the ice. He is a pleasure to coach. He will continue to develop and be ready to play Division I hockey.” Said Associate Head Coach, David Crandall.
About the Elite Hockey Program:
The Elite Hockey Program operates out of the Northford Ice Pavilion in Northford, CT. The Elite Hockey Program is located right outside of New Haven, CT, just a few miles away from NCAA division one powerhouses, Yale University and Quinnipiac University. The Northford Ice Pavilion is a three sheet facility, equipped with custom locker rooms for the Elite Hockey teams and 5,000 sq. ft. training facility for program’s strength and conditioning.
At the Elite Hockey Program, we provide a complete hockey experience, to help our players prepare for their next level of play. It is our developmental path that our players are given, the exposure they receive and the location we are in that makes us an attractive destination for a strong student athletes. We strongly believe in our culture and consistency. In order to develop a more complete player, we focus our energy on individual player development and teach our players to understand how their role fits into the identity of our team’s success.
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