New Jersey Rockets (AJHL)

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New Jersey Rockets
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City Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
League EHL
Division EHL South
Founded 1970
Home arena Prudential Center

Red, Vegas Gold, Black

Owner(s) Rockets Sports Group
General manager Rob Broderick (2015-16)
Head coach Sean Cromarty (2015-16)
Franchise history
1970-present New Jersey Rockets

The New Jersey Rockets are an USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Jr. An ice hockey team from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. They play in the South Division of the Eastern Hockey League (EHL) at The Prudential Center, also home to the New Jersey Devils of the NHL.[1] The players, ages 16–20, carry amateur status under Junior A guidelines and hope to earn a spot on higher levels of junior hockey in the United States and Canada, Canadian Major Junior, Collegiate, and eventually professional teams.

The organization also field a team at the Jr.B level in the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League as well as youth hockey select teams at the Midjet U18, Midget 16U, Bantam, Peewee, and Squirt and Mite levels and girls teams at the U14, U16, and U19 levels.[2]


The Rockets have produced a number of alumni playing in higher levels of junior hockey, NCAA Division I, Division III college and professional programs, including:[3]

Season-by-season results - Eastern Hockey League[edit]

Season GP W L OTL SOL GF GA P Results Playoffs
2013-14 44 21 20 2 1 132 162 45 2nd EHL South Lost Round 1, 0-2 (Wolfpack)
2014-15 44 16 25 1 2 126 191 35 3rd South Div
15 of 19 EHL
Lost Round 1, 0-2 ( Jr Monarchs)


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