The Verona/Glen Ridge high school varsity ice hockey team will open the season Sunday, Nov. 26, against Scotch Plains-Fanwood at the Union Sports Arena at 7:50 p.m. in Union.
The Hillbillies/Ridgers are coming off an 8-16-1 season. This season, they have moved down from the McInnis Division to the Kelly Division. The other teams in the Kelly Division are Johnson, Bayonne, Cranford, Millburn, Nutley/Columbia, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, and West Essex/Caldwell. Bayonne moved up to the Kelly Division from the McMullen Division.
Glen Ridge players
Aidan Brennan, sophomore
Jeff Egan, sophomore
Collin Gilmore, senior
Dylan Gleeson, sophomore
Keith Juros, freshman
Will Kleinberg, freshman
Chris Kostas, sophomore
Jake Kuhn, junior
Andrew Martell, junior
Noah Martinez, sophomore
Anton Martino, senior
Chandler Otterbein, sophomore
Nick Richardson, sophomore
Armaan Rigby, sophomore
Alec Vecchione, sophomore
Ege Zeybek, junior
Brian Curry, freshman
Bobby Curtis, freshman
Sean DeCandia, senior
Vincent Eremita, freshman
Jarrod Keating, junior
Harrison Keating, junior
Jack Lonsinger, freshman
Ruben Rodriguez, sophomore
Dylan Ruggiero, senior
Cole Smith, senior
Jack Stocker, sophomore
Colin Welsh, junior
(Home games at Codey Arena in West Orange)
Nov. 26, at Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Union Sports Arena, 7:50 p.m.
Nov. 29, Newton/Lenape Valley (H), 6:15 p.m.
Dec. 1, at Bayonne, Korpi Ice Rink, 7:15 p.m.
Dec. 3, Scotch Plains-Fanwood (H), 5 p.m.
Dec. 6, at West Essex/Caldwell, at Codey Arena, 6:16 p.m.
Dec. 9, Millburn (H), 3:45 p.m.
Dec. 11, at Livingston, Codey Arena, 6:15 p.m.
Dec. 16, Cranford (H), 7:45 p.m.
Dec. 17, at Nutley/Columbia, Codey Arena, 5 p.m.
Dec. 20, at Montclair, Clary Anderson Arena, 7:45 p.m.
Dec. 21, Pequannock (H), 4 p.m.
Dec. 26, 27, 29, Essex Holiday Tournament, at Codey Arena, opponents and times TBA
Jan. 7, Johnson (H), 5 p.m.
Jan. 8, Montville (H), 6:!5 p.m.
Jan. 13, West Essex/Caldwell (H), 7:45 p.m.
Jan. 17, Bayonne (H), 6:15 p.m.
Jan. 21, at Millburn, Codey Arena, 7 p.m.
Jan. 24, Johnson, Warinanco Sports Center, Rosell, 8:15 p.m.
Jan. 27, Nutley/Columbia (H), 5:45 p.m.
Jan. 29, at Cranford, Warinanco, 5:15 p.m.
Feb. 3, Oratory Prep (H), 7:45 p.m.