skip navigation

Bill Cooper

Bill cooper small
4 · F

Zachary Lucas

Zach small
6 · F

Daniel Smith

Dan smith small
16 · D

Eric Haworth

No photo neutral 70
17 · F

Andrew Griffon

Andrew griffon medium small
20 · D

Brian Wood

Brian wood small
24 · F

Mark Horne

Mark horne headshot small
30 · F

Lee Brown

Lee headshot small
31 · G

Neil Beatty

Beatty headshot small
34 · F

Kyle Casaletto

Kyle cas. 1 small
37 · F

Caleb Gomez

Caleb gomez headshot small
38 · D

Albert Preli

Robert preli medium small
41 · F

J.R. Thebeau

Jr 1  small
49 · D

Bobby Selby

Shelby small
52 · F

Chris Nikonovich

Screen shot 2022 03 31 at 10.43.50 am small
55 · D

Chris DeJoe

Dejoe small
57 · F

Jesse Gippo

Jesse gippo copy small
62 · F

Shaun Albright

Shaun albright medium small
66 · D

Edward Cuneo

Edward cuneo small
69 · F

Dan Wright

Wright 2 medium small
71 · F

Neal Heitzig

Neal h 1 small
90 · F

Tracy Cockrum

Screen shot 2021 04 17 at 1.10.53 pm small
92 · G

Kelly Buckallew

Kelly marketing for blues warriors small

Ryan Cook

No photo neutral 70

Don Harvey

Coach harv headshot small

Emily Hejna

Emily h medium small

Steve Hejna

Steve headshot small

Nathan Laupp

Nathan laupp small

Mike McKenna

No photo neutral 70

Jason Pilarski

Pilarski headshot small

Robert Ramage

Coach rammer headshot small


Personal Background:  

Growing up in South Minneapolis (MN) in the 60’s, all of the kids played pond hockey and park board hockey on outside rinks from an early age. Began playing organized hockey at the park board rinks outside and as I got older moved to inside rinks through Legion and VFW sponsored teams then high school. I was picked up by a junior team the Rockets located in Spokane, Washington who played in Western Canada after graduating from High School and decided to try to make a go of it in hockey. After a “couple of cups” of coffee in the minors 74/75 with the Madison Blues of the old USHL league I left the game to work on a family until moving to St Louis in 1995. Started playing again with John Wensink’s men’s team and lead or assisted coaching for High School, Team Missouri and AAA teams until 20010. Have always enjoyed coaching at all levels. Have been an associate member of the Blues Alumni for  several years which led to participation with the St Louis Blues Warrior Hockey program.  Have always admired the Blues Alumni organization and the good things they do for the community every year. Consider it an honor to be associated and able to help out.


Which position did you play? 



What was your most memorable college hockey moment? 

Not College, but in 1974 played for the Spokane Expos a team that played exhibition games as a representative of the 1974 World Fair in Spokane Washington. Was the youngest player on the squad and learned a lot from the older current and former pro players.


How did you get involved with the St. Louis Blues Warrior Hockey program? 

Through the Alumni association as an associate member skating with the Alumni group. I was introduced to Nathan and offered to assist if Rob and the organization needed help. Rob said yes come on out and here we are.