Jackson Polar Bear Hockey: Welcome

Upcoming Games
Date Event Time Location
Wed 1/28 Hockey Puck 2 Jackson Polar Bears vs. Elyria 7:10 PM Center Ice
Fri 1/30 Hockey Puck 2 Vikings Hockey Club (Euclid) vs. Jackson Polar Bears 8:45 PM Euclid
Sat 1/31 Hockey Puck 2 North Royalton vs. Jackson Polar Bears 8:40 PM Strongsville
Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Wed 1/21 Hockey Puck 2 Jackson Polar Bears: 7 - Vikings Hockey Club (Euclid): 0 7:10 PM Center Ice
Sat 1/24 Hockey Puck 2 Medina: 4 - Jackson Polar Bears: 3 8:40 PM Strongsville
Upcoming Practices
Date Event Time Location
Tue 1/27 Whistle Practice 4:40 PM - 5:50 PM Center Ice
Thu 1/29 Whistle Practice 6:10 PM - 7:10 PM Center Ice
Tue 2/3 Whistle Practice 4:40 PM - 5:50 PM Center Ice
Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Sun 2/1 Spiral Super Bowl Sunday All Day
Thu 2/19 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Fri 2/20 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Sat 2/21 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Sun 2/22 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Mon 2/23 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Tue 2/24 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Wed 2/25 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Thu 2/26 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville
Fri 2/27 Bracket NCHSHL Playoffs All Day Strongsville

  Meet The 2014-15 Jackson Polar Bears 



Sunday, January 25
Jackson Falls To Medina In OT

Medina scored with just 43 seconds left in overtime to defeat Jackson 4-3 on Saturday night in Strongsville.  Medina jumped out to a three-gaol lead, scoring twice in the first period and adding another on a power play early in the second before the Bears started battling back.  Zach Blumer, assisted by Tommy Lundin, put one in at 11:51 in the second period, followed by a Michael Mayle goal at 9:19, assisted by Ricky Miller.  Robert Dysart, assisted by Alex Dent and Michael Mayle, scored the tying goal at 5:00 in the third period to take the game to overtime.  The Bears fall to 6-6 in the NCHSHL.

Jackson hosts Elyria on Wednesday night.  The puck drops at 7:10. 

Thursday, January 22
Bears Shut Out Vikings

Robert Dysart, Zach Blumer and Alex Dent posted two goals apiece and Matt Pollock added another as the Bears rolled to a 7-0 victory over the Vikings Skating Club on Wednesday night at Center Ice.  Matt Mayle had two assists and Ricky Miller, Clayton Evans, Andrew Saltarelli, Tommy Lundin, Pollock and Blumer each had one.  With the win, the Bears improve to 6-5 in the NCHSHL. 

The Bears travel to Strongsville on Saturday night to take on Medina next.  The puck drops at 8:40. 

Thursday, January 15
Bears Blank Freeze

Jackson got back on the winning track Wednesday night with a 5-0 victory over the Great Lakes Freeze at home.  Alex Dent had a big night on defense with two goals and an assist.  Dent put in the first goal at 4:32 in the first period, assisted by Ricky Miller.  Robert Dysart added another at 3:18, assisted by Clayton Evans.  Zach Wilson scored at 11:18 in the second period, assisted by Tommy Lundin and Michael Mayle.  Evans had a short-handed goal at 6:53, assisted by Dent and Wilson.  Dent went coast to coast for his second goal at 4:05, assisted by goalie Andrew Saltarelli.  The Bears outshot the Freeze 35-17.  

Jackson travels to Elyria Sunday night.  The puck drops at 8:15. 


Monday, December 22
Jackson Loses 5-4 to Wooster

The Bears fought hard to overcome an early deficit but fell short in the game at Wooster on Sunday.  Wooster jumped out to a 3-0 lead by the middle of the first period.  Michael Mayle, assisted by Zach Blumer, got the Bears on the board with a goal at 6:51, but Wooster scored again to end the period 4-1.  Two Jackson goals in the second period narrowed the gap to one.  Robert Dysart, assisted by Michael Mayle, scored at 6:32 and Alex Dent, assisted by Dysart, added the other at 6:03.  Wooster scored again in the third period.  Jackson answered with another goal by Dysart at 3:37, unassisted, but the game ended with Bears still down by one.  With the loss, Jackson falls to 3-3 in the NCHSHL.

The Bears travel to Kent on Tuesday to take on the Great Lakes Freeze.  The puck drops at 5:20. 

Thursday, December 18
Jackson Tops North Royalton 6-2

Jackson won the battle of the Bears at Center Ice Wednesday night.  Alex Dent put Jackson on the board first with a goal at 9:17 in the first period, assisted by Clayton Evans and Zach Blumer.  Robert Dysart drew a penalty on a short-handed break away at 6:13 and then scored on the penalty shot.  North Royalton scored at 1:16 to make it 2-1.  Jackson added three more in the second period.  Blumer scored at 13:40, assisted by Tristan Browne.  Zach Wilson scored at 7:28, assisted by Blumer.  And, Evans scored at 3:39, assisted by Dent and Matt Mayle.  North Royalton got their second goal at 14:04 in the third period. Blumer had Jackson's final goal at 12:59, assisted by Dent.  With the win, Jackson improves to 3-2 in the NCHSHL.

The Polar Bears travel to Wooster on Sunday.  The puck drops at 5:30. 

Sunday, December 14
Bears Lose 2-1 to Riverside

The Bears lost another close game at home Sunday.  Riverside scored first at 12:19 in the first period.  A Jackson goal by Robert Dysart, assisted by Matt Pollock and Matt Mayle, at 2:25 tied it up.  Riverside scored again with just 11 seconds to go in the second to pull ahead 2-1.  Both teams were scoreless in the third. The Bears drop to 2-2 in the NCHSHL.

North Royalton comes to town on Wednesday.  The puck drops at 7:10.   

Sunday, December 7
Bears Come Up Short Against Medina

Three unanswered goals in the third period weren't enough to catch Medina as Jackson suffered its first loss of the season 5-4 on Sunday at Center Ice.

Jackson struck first on a goal by Zach Blumer, assisted by Ricky Miller, at 10:58 in the first period.  Medina answered less than 30 seconds later.  A pair of power-play goals late in the period put Medina up 3-1.  Medina added two more in the second to lead 5-1.  The Bears rallied back in the third.  Alex Dent scored at 7:04, assisted by Clayton Evans.  EJ Martzolf added another at 4:51, assisted by Matt Mayle.  The Bears went with six skaters on a power play and Dent scored again at 2:27, assisted by Martzolf.  But, time ran out with the Bears still down by one.

Jackson is now 2-1.  The Bears host Riverside on Sunday morning.  The puck drops at 11:00. 

Saturday, December 6
Bears Roll to 9-1 Victory in Exhibition Game at Ohio City

Clayton Evans and Zach Blumer with 2 goals and an assist each and Michael Mayle with a goal and 4 assists led Jackson scorers in a lopsided victory over league newcomer Ohio City on Saturday.

The Bears host Medina on Sunday.  The puck drops at 3:40. 

Wednesday, December 3
Bears Come Out On Top In Home Opener

The Bears outlasted Wooster to win their home-opener 4-3 Wednesday night.  The first period was all Jackson.  Zach Blumer got the Bears' scoring started with a goal at 12:06, assisted by the Mayle brothers, Michael and Matt.  Robert Dysart added two more, the first unassisted at 5:48 and the second at 1:21, assisted by Ricky Miller.  Wooster scored the only goal of the second period.  The Bears went up 4-1 at 11:18 in the third on a goal by Matt Pollock, assisted by Dysart. Successive penalties had Jackson a man down and Wooster took advantage with back-to-back power play goals with eight minutes to go.  Wooster pulled their goalie in the final minute but was unable to score.   

The Bears are now 2-0.  They travel to Brooklyn on Saturday to face Ohio City and host Medina on Sunday.

Sunday, November 30
Start of The 2014-15 Season

The Defending Buckeye Cup Champion Polar Bears kicked off their 2014-15 season with a 4-1 North Coast Hockey League victory at Fremont Sunday. Alex Dent scored the first of his two goals at 7:19 of the first period, assisted by Zachary Blumer. Fremont tied it up with a power play goal at 10:38 in the second. Jackson answered with two more goals in the second to take the lead for good. Dent scored a powerplay goal at 7:43, assisted by the Mayle brothers, Michael & Matt. Clayton Evans also scored on a powerplay at 1:45, assited by Dent and Blumer. An empty-netter by EJ Martzolf with :53 seconds to go in the final period sealed the win. He was assisted by Matt Pollock and Robert Dysart. Goalie Andrew Saltarelli had 24 saves. Jackson outshot Fremont 45 to 25.

Jackson faces Wooster this Wednesday in their home opener at Center Ice. The puck drops at 7:10. 

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