Thanks to some recent strong play, the Team Wyoming Bantam American ice hockey squad is headed to Canada for the International Silver Stick Tournament in January.

The team placed second at the Rocky Mountain Regional Silver Stick tournament over the Thanksgiving weekend in Westminster, CO. They finished 5-1 in the Bantam B division with their only loss to Littleton, CO. Three of their victories came via shutout.

It has earned them an invite to Pelham, Ontario for this international tournament Jan. 5-8, 2017. Only qualifying teams from regional tournaments receive an invitation to compete internationally.

The Team Wyoming Bantam American ice hockey squad is comprised of select players from across the state. Ages are 12-14.

Three players are from Laramie. They are Sam Miller, Keegan Miller and Quinn Wahlgren. Two more come from Cheyenne in Luke Moore and Timber Woods. The largest contingent is from Casper. They are represented by six players: Nolan Berg, Cameron Burkett, Christopher Burns, Simeon Forsman, Bridger Myers and Jack Thompson.

The communities of Cody, Gillette, Pavillion and Sheridan also have players on the roster.

If you are interested in supporting this great group of kids, they have set up a Go Fund Me page at

Team Wyoming is travel team organized by the Wyoming Amateur Hockey Association for players age 11-to-18, who compete in regional, national and international tournaments representing Wyoming.

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