Latest Articles from 2014-2015 Season

Virtua Wings of Steel Bring Home the Cup for Division ‘C’ Youth National Championship

Their journey began on Thursday night when the Wings of Steel all gathered from various South Jersey towns to meet at the Buffalo Marriott. Their mission: they wanted to win the Disabled Festival Tournament for the team’s out-going seniors - Steve Potter, Nickolai Jewell and Hesham ‘E’ Nassar. On Sunday morning they accomplished that mission with a 4-2 win over a scrappy team from Minnesota, the Wild. Having gone 3-0 in their first three games, the Wings were faced with playing the title game without their starting goalie.
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2015 USA Hockey Disabled Festival - A Good Day To Be a Beck

Isaiah Beck scored a hat trick and brother Jesse added a goal to give the Wings of Steel an opening round 5-3 win over a team from Ohio as play opened up in Buffalo for the Annual Disabled Hockey Festival. The Wings jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against former teammate Mike Reiner, who got his first start of the season in nets for Youngstown. Mike played with the Wings tournament team last year, so it was bitter-sweet playing against our former teammate. Click here to continue.

Wings receive check from recent Fundraiser

Over the Christmas holidays, the Cherokee alumni played the Flyers alumni with the proceeds to benefit the Jeff Burd Foundation. In addition the Wings of Steel sled hockey team also benefited from this fundraiser and were presented a check by Scott McKay. Click here to continue.

The Gift of a Generous Young Man

The Wings of Steel sled hockey team, for the better part of a decade, as a team we have had a lot of success, winning championships and tournaments. The team has experienced some tough losses also. Both losses on the ice and personal losses, off the ice. Life is a roller coaster. Generosity is another trait our team has enjoyed, from our annual golf outing which has turned out to be a most successful event that no one wants to miss, to skating against able body teams. Click here to continue.

Flyers Alumni and Cherokee Alumni Battle, Delivers old fashioned hockey for a cause

On Sunday, December 28, 2014, alumni athletes from the Flyers and Cherokee hockey clubs came together on the ice at the Skate Zone in Voorhees to play for the love of the game of hockey and to inspire awareness. When you have success in any sport, the good times are always remembered when an alumni game is played, no matter the sport. This year the Cherokee Chiefs, led by Scott McKay decided to up the stakes in the 6th annual Jeff Burd Memorial alumni game, which benefits the Jeff Burd Memorial Fund. With this year’s game, three charities will benefit - USA Warriors, National Meningitis Foundation and the Virtua Wings of Steel. Click here to continue.

Wings of Steel Play Host to Russian Youth Sled Hockey Team

In what was billed as a “Friendship Series”, a young team named Ladoga from Tula, Russia traveled to the United States to play against our Wings of Steel in sled hockey games at the Virtua Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, but this journey began a few months ago as USA Hockey reached out to Coach Brake about a reciprocal sponsorship, that being a Russian team would come here and play our kids and we host them and help with their expenses and then our team next year would travel to Russia and they would return the favor. Click here to continue.