M A J O R L E A G U E R O L L E R H O C K E Y
Noun: fil-bus-ter (fil-uh-buhs-ter)
a. the use of irregular or obstructive
tactics by a member of a legislative assembly to prevent the adoption of a measure generally favored or to force a decision against the will of the majority. b. an exceptionally long speech to accomplish this purpose. c. a baaad Major League Roller Hockey team dedicated to creating mayhem and unmitigated violence.
Long history of roller hockey in DC
The Filibusters are playing in a city that was playing the game in 1927. The above ad for
the "Thrilling Roller Hockey Game" may have beena bit much but today, there are pick-up games in front of the White House and the sport is booming. Go Busters!
'Hope these guys have Obamacare!"
Roller Hockey TV
Pete Oshana has been named head coach of the DC Filibusters in their inaugural
MLRH Super League season. Oshana has played pro ice hockey and coached extensively, most recently in the Team Maryland travel hockey program. He has also coached at the college level.
The team will play out of the 1,500 seat Gardens Ice House
Arena in suburban Washington (about five minutes from
College Park and the University of Maryland). The "Busters"
will play an eight-game season, home and home, with the
Philadelphia Demons, Pittsburgh Steel, Chicago Carnage
and a still to be named Ohio team playing out of Cincinnati.
For more information about the DC Filibusters, e-mail GM Jeff Dorman at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Filibusters will be wearing a little bit of American
history when they open play. The background fabric
has he Declaration of Independence as part of the
FILLIBUSTERS GET READY FOR SUPER LEAGUE PLAY
SECOND FREE TRYOUT, 10-11:30 AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 7
Oshana named to coach team fo Summer Pro Season
GARDENS ICE HOUSE
13800 Old Gunpowder Rd.
Laural, MD 20707
Tryouts are free and all positions are open. MLRH rules allows teams to dress 12 skaters and two goalies for
games and roster up to 20 players.
What will it cost?
Absolutly nothing. If you are an amatuer roller
hockey player, all cost, including uniforms and travel are covered by the team. Additionally, amatuer players who successfully complete the first season are then
clasified as 'pro players" for the next year and are
eligible to be paid.
Who gets payed?
For the first season, only professional
ice hockey players are eligible to be paid
and must provide documentation to
prove that they have been paid to play
in other leagues. Super League teams are allowed to spend $1,000 per game for professionalplayers but are not required to use pro players if they can field a competitive team with area talant.
REAL PRO ROLLER HOCKEY
RETURNS TO WASHINGTON
BEGINNING JUNE 14!!!
Above: Coach Pete Oshana and GM Jeff Dorman share notes on players.