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Alumni Game December 22 2016

Second Annual Alumni Game

December 22, 2016

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December 4, 2016

Video Replays of Recent Games

September 1, 2016
Welcome to Wolfpack Hockey’s Ninth Season of CCHL Play!
Please take time to review the season calendar for upcoming events and the practice and game schedules. 
Thursday, September 8th 4-5pm Saint Ignatius College Prep track; workout with Coach Atsoff.
Coach Smith available for individual meetings with players who have questions about the roster.
Friday, September 9th 7:15am Holy Family Church (shirt & tie attire)
Saturday, September 10th 8-9am Saint Ignatius College Prep track/Coach Atsoff workout
Sunday, September 11th 1pm (immediately following freshmen mass) returning by 8:30pm to and from the student parking lot. 
The outdoor challenge day in Woodstock Illinois, mandatory for all Wolfpack hockey players, is coming up and we need to collect waivers and health forms for each participant.  
Weekly Practice Schedule times are from 3:50pm-4:50pm
Please note: A change in the practice days has been made from last year! 
Study the website calendar for details.
Please see pdf file below for the 2016-17 roster classifications for each player. 
Any questions please contact head coach Matt Smith

August 8, 2016

The 2016 - 2017 Season Registration Is Now Open

Click Here to Register

Pre Tryout Clinics:

Tues. 8/23, Thurs 8/25, Fri 8/26 - 3:50 pm Johnny's West

Season Tryouts

Sun 8/28 - 4:50 pm, Tues 8/30, Weds 8/31 - 3:50 pm Johnny's West.



Summer Update 2016

July 27, 2016

Hello Players and Parents-

The Ignatius Hockey Club will enter its 9th season in the 2016-17 school year, fielding teams at both the Varsity and Junior Varsity level to compete in the 54th season of Chicago Catholic Hockey League for the coveted Kennedy Cup.

Hockey Director Matt Smith is the Head Coach of the Varsity team and Coach Matt Atsoff will return as Head Junior Varsity Coach. Planning, scheduling and staffing are underway with the intention of creating a season of unprecedented growth and development for players at both levels. The JV schedule will include competitive tournaments and exhibition games outside of the CCHL. Details to follow in late August.

The Hockey Club wishes to acknowledge the support of the Saint Ignatius College Prep school administration and Athletic Department as well as the management of Johnny’s Ice House for their commitment to Saint Ignatius High School Hockey.

Please be aware of the following important dates:

UIC Strength and Conditioning continues until August 11th

Wed July 27 - (Tonight!) Last summer skate at Johnny’s West
Parents are encouraged to attend and meet other parents, coaches and alumni players.
Cash bar and pizza available for players afterwards, courtesy of the Hockey Club.

Mon. August 8 – Season player registration opens on – line via the SICP Hockey website

Wed. August 17th -7pm at School Fall/Winter Mandatory Sports Meeting
Season details will be available and one parent must attend with each player.

Pre Tryout Conditioning Clinics- Tues August 23, Thurs. August 25, and Fri. August 26 – 3:50 pm Johnny’s West Ice Arena. Bus service to be provided.

Season Tryouts – Sun. August 28, 4:50 pm, Tues. August 30 and Wed. August 31 3:50 pm ( bus service provided). Johnny’s West Ice Arena.

Have a great rest-of-the-summer!

Summer Off Ice Training Information - Registration Deadline - May 27


The off - season training for the Saint Ignatius Hockey Club is underway. 
As previously mentioned, the Wednesday night on- ice program will be led by the following coaches 
Matt Atsoff (last year’s JV head coach)
Gavin Gretsky (last year’s Asst JV coach and goalie coach)
Larry Stercezek (past 8 seasons assistant Varsity Coach)
Pete Johnson (former Loyola Academy coach)
The off-ice conditioning program for summer of 2016 will be the same program as last year’s under the direction of Nick Zostautas, UIC Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Participation in the off-ice conditioning is strongly encouraged as it is designed to prepare the student-athletes for their 2016 -17 season. Attendance by all players is recommended as it is both a chance for new players to integrate into the program as well as an opportunity for all players to best prepare for next season. Please note that this level of conditioning will require the full attention of each athlete, and their respect and attention is expected. Cell phone use will not be permitted during the workouts.
Please see the attached pdf information below with further details regarding the program. Please print and fill out the application, waiver and the medical release and send via US Mail together with your athlete’s payment to 
Check payable to: Titan Strength & Conditioning LLC
c/o Nick Zostautas
5317 Johnson Avenue
Western Springs, IL 60558
Please note that registration for the off ice program can not be done via this website.

2016 Spring and Summer Program Registrations


Spring/Summer On-Ice Program - Register by May 1, 2016

Click HERE to register for the spring / summer on - ice program. The on-ice program begins Wednesday May 4. Each ice time is from 6 to 7 pm at Johnny’s West ice arena. The program includes 12 weekly skates on Wednesdays concluding on July 27, 2016. No ice time on Wednesday July 6. The website calendar is updated with the on ice schedule as well. The cost for the on ice program is $300. The program is led by the Saint Ignatius Hockey Club coaching staff.

Summer Off- Ice Strength and Conditioning Program -

 The program begins Monday, June 6, 2016 and concludes August 11, 2016 and occurs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Registration for the summer off-ice program is separate from the on- ice program. Details regarding the summer off ice program registration will be forthcoming by May 1, 2016.

Please direct any questions to Coach Joe Gotfryd.  708-785-6036.


Video Replays of 2015 / 2016 Games

Senior Night Friday January 22, 2016


St Ignatius Wolpack vs Marist

7:20 PM Johnnys West Ice Arena

2550 W. Madison Chicago, IL

Summer Off Ice Program - Info Now Available

Information regarding the summer off ice program is now available. Similar to summers in the past, the program will be offered through Nick   / UIC. Details can be found in the pdf file below. Registration for this program must be completed via US mail with both the application and payment being sent to Nick as outlined in the pdf. The program begins Wednesday June 1 and concludes Thursday August 11. Workouts each week occur on Monday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at UIC from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.


Wolfpack Hockey Alumni Game Jan 3

Calling all Saint Ignatius Hockey Alumni!
You are invited to play in the upcoming Ignatius Hockey Alumni Game at Johnny's Ice House West on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 4:50 pm.
There is no cost for you to skate! You will receive an alumni jersey just for lacing up those old skates for the game.
Afterwards, join your former teammates upstairs in they bar while you feast on complementary pizza and reminisce about old times. Cash bar only!
We also invite you to join the newly formed Ignatius Hockey Alumni Club. At $25 you will become a life time member. 
You will receive a club hat and all the latest news and updates regarding the Ignatius Hockey team.
Please Click Here  to register for the game and join the club! Cash or check payments to join the club may be made on January 3 at the Alumni Game.
Please forward this email to anyone not in the list that may have been missed. We want to include everyone that was a part of the Wolfpack Hockey program from the beginning!
Hope to see you January 3!


Saint Ignatius College Prep

Wolpack Hockey Club
Open Skate for 7th and 8th Graders


                  Learn about Saint Ignatius College Prep.

Learn about Wolfpack hockey.

Meet the coaches and the players.

When: Wed. Nov. 18  7:20 pm

Where: Johnnys West Ice Arena

RSVP by Nov 16 

Click Here to RSVP

Become a part of the Wolfpack!


Former Wolpack Player Ryan Willock in Town with University of Alabama Team

2015 St. Ignatius graduate and hockey player Ryan Willock will be in Chicago with the University of Alabama hockey team on October 2nd and 3rd playing against the University of Illinois. Game times are 8:30 pm each day at Johnnys West. The University of Alabama competes at the ACHA Division 1 College hockey level.  


Ryan Willock

2015 / 16 Season Registration Now Open - August 15, 2015

Registration must be completed by September 3, 2015

Registration for the 2015 / 16 is now open via this website. Please go the registration page to complete the registration process. Please note that you will need an updated USA Hockey # for the upcoming season to complete registration. There is a link in the registration process for you to obtain an updated USA Hockey # for this season.

August 19 - Parent Meeting

Please remember that there is an August 19 meeting at the school at 7 pm for all parents with students participating in athletics this school year. We have been informed that this is a parent only meeting. No student / athletes are required to attend. The main meeting is in the gym. A hockey specific meeting will follow the main meeting.

Player Physical Forms

Completed player physical forms must be submitted to the hockey team registrar, Liz Fischer by all players. These forms can be turned in to Liz at the August 19 evening parent meeting at the school if you have not mailed them to her already. A pdf file of the forms can be found below.

2015 / 16 Season Tryouts

Hockey team tryouts are scheduled for Tuesday September 8 and Wednesday September 9. The time for each day is 3:50 pm at Johnny's West. There will be a bus leaving from school promptly at 3:10 pm to bring any player to Johnny's West that may need transportation. All players must be registered to try out.

Varsity Pre Season Tournament

The varsity team will participate in the Chicago Preseason High School Invitational Tournament from September 10 -13 at the Center Ice of DuPage Ice Arena. The website for the tournament is up and schedules posted. The tournament website is Games for Saint Ignatius are posted on our website calendar page.

First JV Practice

The first JV practice is scheduled for Friday September, 11. 3:50 pm at Johnny's West. Bus service to JV practices will begin that day.

Website Calendar Page

The calendar page of the website has been updated with some of the season practice and game schedules. Please understand that the season schedules are still a work progress at this point and will be updated numerous times in the coming weeks prior to tryouts and the season beginning.


American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association

Coach Gotfryd with Team USA in Russia

04/12/2015, 3:45pm CDT
By SICP Hockey Admin

Team USA Brings Home Bronze Medal

From March 24 to April 5 Coach Joe Gotfryd was in Khaty-Mansiysk, Russia for the 18th Winter Deaflympics with the USA Men’s Hockey team. The men's team brought home the Bronze Medal, defeating Finland 6 to 5.

Coach Joe has been an assistant coach for  American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association's USA men's team since 1991.

The American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association provides deaf and hard of hearing hockey players the opportunity to learn about and improve their hockey skills.

Game Results:





















*Bronze Medal Game

Spring and Summer Hockey Program

03/16/2015, 4:30pm CDT
By SICP Hockey Admin

Dates announced - Registration to follow

The  Spring and Summer hockey program will consist of both on ice and off ice training activities. The official registration will occur in a few weeks. 
On Ice Program - Beginning Wednesday May 6 weekly on ice skates will occur at 6 pm at Johnny's EAST ice arena. The weekly skates will continue each week on Wednesdays through July 29. There is no skate on Wednesday July 1.
Off Ice Program - The off ice program will begin the first week of June and continue through the second week of August.. Each week players will meet at UIC on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the mid afternoon and train for 90 minutes with UIC strength and conditioning coaches. This is hockey specific training designed for high school hockey players. Specific times for the off ice program are still being finalized. 
In the coming weeks, cost, registration information and finalized details for the spring and summer program will be provided. In the meantime if you have any questions please direct them to Head Coach Joe Gotfryd, 708-785-6036