Congratulations to the Lone Star Brahmas, who claimed the North American Hockey League’s Robertson Cup on Sunday, May 14, with a 3-0 victory over the Aston Rebels in Duluth, Minnesota.

Recognition is also in order for the officials selected to work the NAHL championship, all of whom are part of USA Hockey’s Officiating Development Program.



J.R. Stragar, Steven Sailor, Jake Rekucki, Nolan Bloyer


Shane Gustafson, Jeff Pacocha, Chad Fuller, Chase Wilkinson, Chris Williams, Jake Jackson


The four division winners are invited to the NAHL Robertson Cup Championship in Duluth, Minnesota. The Aston Rebels, Lone Star Brahmas, Janesville Jets, and Aberdeen Wings faced off in the tourney, which began on Thursday, May 11.  Teams were seeded based on their regular-season standings, with #1 vs. #4 and #2 vs. #3 in a three-game playoff.  The winners of each series met on Sunday to determine the league champion.

Congratulations to the Lone Star Brahmas and to the NAHL/USA Hockey referees and linesmen selected to work the 2017 NAHL Robertson Cup Championship.