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NVW Affiliate Rebrands to "Bay State Bobcats"

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 10:40PM
The Bobcats will be out of Holyoke, MA for the 2020/2021 Season

The Northern Vermont Wildcats' Fall/Winter official affiliate has announced the rebranding of the Team, Name, and Location.The Elmira Jr. Soaring Eagles out of Elmira, New York have rebranded to become the Bay State Bobcats and play out of Holyoke, Massachusetts.

"We are very excited that the Program's Fall/Winter affiliate club has moved to New England," General Manager Anthony Langevin was quoted saying. "The Bobcats will attract even more Wildcat players and help in finding a home for the Fall/Winter hockey season before playing Wildcats in the Spring/Summer season."

The, now, Bay State Bobcats have moved on 100% of its age outs onto College Hockey for the past 4 seasons. The Bay State Bobcats are a Junior A Hockey Club. Players aged 16-20 are eligible to play on the team. The goal of the Bobcats and the league they play in, the North American 3 Hockey League, both are to move players onto College Hockey.

If interested in playing for the Bay State Bobcats Junior A Hockey Club or if you are interested in more information, please visit their website at

We hope to see many Wildcats at Bobcats' home games this fall! Both programs will also be rocking the #RollCats hashtag after wins, now!