Month: October 2015

Geoff Pfeiffer #54

Geoff Pfeiffer Passes Away at Age 53

Joe McGrath
General Manager

The Hellcats Hockey Club are very saddened by the recent passing of Geoff Pfeiffer after 10-month illness.

“Geoff was an extremely kind and caring individual,” said Captain Käppi Kappenen.  “He was a very thoughtful person, who will be dearly missed by all those who knew him.  We extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and teammates during this difficult time.”

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Club Launches 2.0

Joe McGrath
General Manager

After operating for 15 years on spreadsheets and a Web 1.0 website, the Hellcats Hockey Club announced today the launch of a new website in conjunction with new Club operations technology. The Club would like to thank to the Board’s Technology Sub-committee for pushing these major changes through and extend thanks to Club Members who have taken to the transition so quickly. The Club now has the infrastructure in place to support its operations for the future.

The site uses a responsive rendering engine, enabling fans to have the highest quality experiences on the smart mobile, tablets, laptop, desktop, and large display devices. The site now features a Club Schedule, Club News, Team Schedules, and Player Profiles. In addition, there is robust Club history section and a password protected section for Club members as well, as links the OIC site and BenchApp.


About the Hellcats Hockey Club

The Hellcats Hockey Club is the San Francisco Bay Area’s finest amateur hockey club. The Hellcats Hockey Club sponsors five teams in Oakland Ice Center’s (operated by Sharks Ice) Adult Hockey League top divisions. With over 75 members, the Club mission is to support members passion for the game, individual skill development, and enjoyment within the team context. You can learn more at

Major Platform Changes to Support Club Operations

Joe McGrath
General Manager

Due to recent expansion the Club has determined to shift Player technology from a custom solution to a hosted platform with BenchApp. Club members will receive an invite today. There will be one week of transition where we will allow Players to use either system, then as of October 15th, 2015, the Club will only be using BenchApp going forward.

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