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Luke Murray Hockey History

Luke Murray went to and played for the Archbishop Wood Vikings of the SHSHL, “Suburban High School Hockey League.” Luke played between the pipes for the Vikings during his high school career. The Hatboro, Pennsylvania, native graduated from Temple University in 2005, and has also been a member of the Camden County (New Jersey) Police Department and Horsham (Pennsylvania) Township Police Department. Prior to becoming a professional referee, Luke worked roller hockey games in Kensington before ice hockey and debuted officiating youth games in 1998.  He worked National Championship youth games, Pennsylvania high school title games, and Flyers Cup finals. After graduating high school, he worked varsity games and, at age 19, began working college club hockey. Luke attended USA Hockey Officiating Development camps in Vermont and New York and became active in USA Hockey’s junior development program, traveling throughout the Midwest and even to Texas. “Long car rides, long […]

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Chad Kolarik Hockey History

Chad Kolarik went to and played for La Salle College High School Explorers in the ICSHL for one season. As a freshman in the 2000-01 season, he was second on the team in scoring and was a Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Ice Hockey second-team selection. Kolarik played in the 2000 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers. In 2002 Kolarik transferred to Deerfield Academy where he completed his high school career. Chad was also a member of the United States National U18 Team from 2002 to 2004. Kolarik was drafted in the 7th round, 199th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes while he was playing for the University of Michigan. After completing his senior year with the Wolverines in the 2007–08 season, Chad signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Coyotes on April 13, 2008. He was then assigned to their affiliate, the […]

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Tyler Kolarik Hockey History

Tyler Kolarik went to La Salle College High School and played for the Explorers in the 1995-96 season. During that season Tyler led the Explorers in scoring and the team won their first-ever Class AAA Flyers Cup championship title. They fell short of their goal of winning the Pennsylvania State Cup and finished as runner-up. After two years at La Salle, Tyler transferred to Deerfield Academy where he completed his high school career. 1996 Pennsylvania State Cup Championship highlights Tyler chose Harvard University to complete his education and youth hockey career. In his second season Kolarik and his Harvard University teammates won the ECAC title. Tyler was the hero, netting the game-winner. Harvard’s late-season surge culminated with a 4-3 defeat of Cornell in the ECAC Championship Game at Lake Placid, N.Y. The double-overtime thriller lasted 96:11, making it the longest game in Harvard hockey history. The Big Red came into […]

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Mike Condon Hockey History

Mike Condon went to and graduated from Father Judge High School where he played ice hockey, and developed his affection and dedication to sports in 1976. Soon after he began officiating youth hockey games and later his passion for the game led him to become a professional official. He served for 25 years as a linesman in the American Hockey League, “AHL”. He also volunteered with local baseball teams and was an assistant coach at North Catholic High. Condon worked more than 1,500 professional games, including the 2001 AHL All-Star Game in Wilkes-Barre and the 1998 Calder Cup Finals in Philadelphia. Among other roles, Condon worked as a video replay official for the Philadelphia Flyers for 11 years. Condon and fellow official Jimmy Doyle were the first video-replay officials hired in Philadelphia in 1990. “When the NHL went to video replay in 1990, they recruited officials who had worked AHL […]

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Mike McDevitt Hockey History

Mike McDevitt attended North Catholic from 1978-1982; he played on the Ice Hockey team all 4 years. He was a three-time Suburban High School Hockey League all-star; and in his senior year, he was selected to the Pennsylvania All-Area Team. Upon graduation from North Catholic in 1982, he received a United States Congressional appointment to attend the United States Military Academy. In 2011, Mike was selected and is a proud member of the North Catholic Hall of Fame. In 1980 legendary referee Rich Caplin “told” Mike that he would be a referee; he immediately started as a linesman in the old Industrial League at Face-off Circle. Beginning in the 1993-94 season, Mike began a career as a professional official, working more than 1,000 games, most of which were in the American Hockey League (AHL) & the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). Over his career, Mike was selected to work numerous […]

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Ray DiLauro Hockey History

Ray played high school hockey for the Bensalem Owls of the Lower Bucks County Scholastic Hockey League, “LBCSHL”. Ray was a dual sport athlete who was also a starting pitcher on the Varsity baseball team. In the spring of 1995 Ray was offered a half tuition scholarship to attend the New Hampton Prep School in New Hampshire for his hockey skills and acuity. However, his baseball coach, Larry Breiner believed Ray was as valuable if not more on the baseball field. After the 95 school year, his sophomore year, Ray made his decision transferred to the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, New York where he would concentrate his efforts on ice hockey. DiLauro then attended St. Lawrence University where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I Ice Hockey with the Saint Lawrence Saints from 1998-2002. While at St. Lawrence, DiLauro served as an Alternate Captain during the 2001-02 […]

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Tony Voce Hockey History

Tony played one year of high school hockey for the Archbishop Ryan Raiders in the Lower Bucks County Scholastic Hockey League, “LBCSHL.” Voce was a dynamic forward with incredible talent. Any time he played he almost always scored multiple points per game. The kid could skate, shoot, control, and pass, and he possessed ridiculous on-ice intelligence. His only problem was his height. He was playing in the wrong era for NHL scouts. After the 1995-1996 season at Archbishop Ryan, Tony transferred to Lawrence Academy where he not only excelled with his education, he was a three sport scholar. An athlete of such enormous talent. Of all his outstanding accomplishments, one statistic speaks volumes about his overall athletic ability: In both his junior and senior years, Voce led the Independent School League, “ISL” in scoring in both football and hockey. In his senior year he tallied 59 points (26 goals, 33 […]

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Matt Mulhern Hockey History

Matt Mulhern played high school hockey for the Malvern Prep Friars. Following in his brother Ryan’s footsteps, Matt played only his freshman, and sophomore years for the school. Like his brothers Rob, and Ryan, Matt wore the Mulhern number thirteen carrying on the family legacy at Malvern Prep. During his two years at Prep, the Friars won the EHSHL championship and went onto the Flyers Cup Finals in Class AAA, and Class AA back-to-back against the Council Rock Indians, in both instances the Friars were runners-up. And like his brothers before him, Matt was among the team and league leaders in points scored. Malvern Prep highlights from 1991 and 1992 Matt would transfer to Canterbury Prep to complete his high school education beginning in the fall of 1992. Over the course of those two years, Mulhern contributed to the success of the school’s hockey program. Just like his brother Ryan, […]

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Ryan Mulhern Hockey History

Ryan Mulhern played high school hockey for the Malvern Prep Friars in the Eastern High School Hockey League, “EHSHL”. Though it was only two seasons, he left an indelible mark scoring 45 points as a freshman in the 1987-88 season, and 78 points as a sophomore, in 1988-89. In just two seasons he put over one-hundred points into the Malvern Prep history books. Malvern Prep Malvern Prep newsprint photos and trading cards Ryan transferred to St. George’s school in 1989 for two years and graduated in 1991. In Mulhern’s senior year, he accumulated 44 goals and 37 assists for a total of 81 points. He was a two-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic ISL all-star selection and MVP of the Eberhart Division, (I am uncertain what specifically the Eberhart division is.) On top of these accolades, Mulhern was also an all-star and team MVP for the football team. Ryan was drafted by […]

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Michael Mullaney Hockey History

Mike Mullaney began his high school hockey career at Central Bucks East under coach Andy Richards before transferring to Germantown Academy where he was a standout defenseman with the likes of star forwards Bobby Brody, J.J. Reydel, Rob Schlegel, and Mike McGregor. Mullaney played a big part in Germantown’s first-ever back-to-back Flyers Cup Class AAA championships in 1982, and 1983, the feat was also a first in Flyers Cup Tournament history. After the 1982 season, Mullaney won the Inquirer’s All-Southeastern honorable mention for his blueline defense with the Patriots. Mullaney played his college hockey at New Hampshire College during his freshman year, then transferred to St. Lawrence for three years before transferring to Drexel University in his fifth year where he played club hockey. He later went on to play professional hockey in the Sunshine Hockey League, “SUHL”. The Sunshine Hockey League was a Minor Professional hockey league that operated […]

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