KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–DANIEL DUNAWAY

Know Your Jr. Blues continues as we edge closer to the season opener against Cincinnati on September 10th at Affton. Today it’s another local boy: forward Dan Dunaway. LAST SEASON: In Dunaway’s second year with the Jr. Blues, he emerged as a point-per-game threat, with 19 goals and 26 assists in 40 games. He scored one goal […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–CAMERON MCATEE

As we continue our look at the 2016-17 Jr. Blues, let’s meet another returner on the blue-line–Cameron McAtee. LAST SEASON: 2015-16 was the blue-liner from Wentzville, MO’s second year with the Jr. Blues, and it was a very good one from a statistical perspective. McAtee scored six goals and added 19 assists, with a plus/minus […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–RYAN READER

As we continue to introduce our fans to the 2016-17 Jr. Blues squad, we continue to go through our returning players. Next up is a defenseman that will be playing his final season of junior hockey this year: Ryan Reader. LAST SEASON: The Granite City, IL native played in 39 games in his second season of […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–ZACH YOUNG

Continuing our series where we introduce you to the 2016-17 Jr. Blues squad, this afternoon we meet with the man between the pipes: returning goalie Zach Young. LAST SEASON: In his first year of junior hockey, Young went 21-5-3 in the regular season, with a 2.56 goals-against average, a save percentage of .911 and five shutouts. […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–ALEX WERDMULLER

As we continue our series profiling the 2016-17 team, let’s take a look at another returning player: gritty forward Alex Werdmuller. LAST SEASON: In his first year with the Jr. Blues, the Laguna Hills, CA native scored nine goals and added 15 assists in the regular season. During the playoffs, he also scored one goal with two […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–NICK BALESTRA

Continuing our series where we learn a little bit more about a Jr. Blues player, today we’re introducing one of our rookies: Nick Balestra. LAST SEASON: The native of Ballwin, MO is no stranger to the Affton Ice Rink, having played for Americans youth and Central States teams until his midget years. He joins the Jr. […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–SEAN GRIFFIN

Continuing our new series Know Your Jr. Blues, where we profile all members of the Jr. Blues in the lead-up to the season opener Sept. 9 at home vs Cincinnati, we now move to the defense, specifically a player who has quite the bright future with the Jr. Blues, Sean Griffin.   LAST SEASON: Griffin started out […]

KNOW YOUR JR. BLUES–TOMMY LOEFFELMAN

Beginning a new series to introduce our new players and re-introduce our veterans to our fans, we here at STLJrBlues.org are proud to present our newest feature: Know Your Jr. Blues. Every day leading up to the home opener against Cincinnati on September 10 (face-off at 7 pm, with a season kickoff tailgate party beginning 2 […]