The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights junior hockey program was formed in 2007 to build a stronger youth hockey presence in Northeast Pennsylvania.  The Jr Knights offer young, local athletes to develop their skills and compete at the highest levels of competition within the USA Hockey format.

Management & location

Main Contacts

Scheduler -

Matt Marshallsea | ddhockeydirector@gmail.com

2022-2023 Managers -

U10A 1 | Becky Vitale | Bek0821@yahoo.com

U10A 2 | Kim Dodd | kimmattson31@hotmail.com

U10B | Joseph Venancio | jmdrv13@gmail.com

U12A 1 | Tiffany Bockhorn | tiffany.bockhorn@me.com

U12A 2 | Scott Himelberger | flyers371@gmail.com

U12B | Greg Marcinkiewicz | grmarc2000@yahoo.com

U14A | Garret McManus | gatz16@hotmail.com

U14AA | April Haupt | ahaupt@verizon.net

U16A | Carrie Booher, Debbie Tully | booher.carrie@yahoo.com , dmtully76@comcast.net

U18AA | Anthony Giuliano | ajgiuliano@hotmail.com

Where To Find Us

The WBS Jr Knights play at the Revolution Ice Centre located at 12 Old Boston Road, Pittston PA 18640.

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Recent Accomplishments

  • Teams in Atlantic District Playoffs 12AA 14A

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Week 4 Players of the Week

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2022 USHL Draft

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Tier 1 Hockey Federation and U.S....

BETHESDA, MD — Black Bear Sports Group, Inc., (“Black Bear”), the United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) and the Tier 1 Hockey Federation (“THF”) are pleased to announce a collaboration of their youth and midget hockey activities. Teams at all ages from Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania will play in the THF-USPHL […]

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