Cliff Rucker and Mike Myers named to New England Hockey Journal’s 2017 top 100 most influential people in New England hockey

Cliff Rucker and Mike Myers named to New England Hockey Journal’s 2017 top 100 most influential people in New England hockey

Both included in the New England Hockey Journal’s September issue

 WORCESTER, MA  –  The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders), is proud to announce team owner Cliff Rucker and team president Michael G. Myers have been included in the New England Hockey Journal’s 2017 Top 100 most influential people in New England hockey list.

The Journal’s September issue is dedicated to naming the top 100 most influential people in New England hockey. The list includes team owners, team presidents, coaches, writers, and more. On compiling the list of influential people, managing editor Eric Beato writes, “We solicited opinions, we researched candidates, we interviewed experts, we debated (over and over) the criteria and now we unveil our list,” which includes team owner Cliff Rucker and team president Michael G. Myers.

Team owner Cliff Rucker was recognized for his success in returning a professional hockey team to the city of Worcester, and his investment in the building of the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, a 100,000-square-foot practice facility for the Worcester Railers HC that will feature 40,000 square feet of retail space, two full-size rinks, a restaurant, café, physical therapy center, and gym. Click HERE for Cliff’s article.

Team president Mike Myers was recognized for his time as a goalie at Assumption College, his ownership of Myers Mask Design in Worcester for 11 years, serving as senior director of business development for the Worcester Sharks (AHL), his present role as team president for the Worcester Railers HC, and his 11 years of coaching youth hockey. Click HERE for Mike’s article.

Since 1996, the New England Hockey Journal has been the main source for hockey news and information for the New England region.

The Worcester Railers Hockey Club, a proud member of the ECHL, will play their inaugural game at the DCU Center on Oct. 14, 2017 vs. the Manchester Monarchs. Full season memberships, mini plans, and group tickets are on sale now by calling the Railers front office at 508-365-1750 or by visiting www.RailersHC.com.

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