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Welcome to Holy Name Hockey

Holy Name Youth Hockey provides an environment where all players have the opportunity to develop a long-term passion and appreciation for ice hockey through individual skill development, teamwork, competitive play and camaraderie.

While games are great fun, practice and core-hockey skill development are the keys to a hockey player's improvement and advancement in the game. Priority will be placed on improving our players' skills through multiple touches, effort and proper technique. We hope to accomplish this by emphasizing good coaching at every level, running efficient and fast-moving practices, and focusing on individual-skill development. Again, we want what is best for your children during the season, and this usually happens when they are appropriately challenged but also given frequent opportunities for on-ice success. 
 
“The highest priority is to plan a practice so exciting and constructive that players can’t wait for the next practice." --Jack Blatherwick
 
Holy Name Youth Hockey
P.O. Box 4692 Springfield, MA 01101
HNH 2018-2019 Yearbooks

We are pleased to announce that Holy Name Hockey will generate a yearbook for the 2018-2019 season! The yearbook will give the players and families the opportunity to relive their season through photos, player portraits and highlights from throughout the year.

The yearbook is a fundraiser intended to help HN members raise money to keep the increasing organization’s costs down.   
 
To offset the cost of the yearbook production we will be selling ad space. All ads sold will be tax deductible for the purchaser. 
 
The cost and size of the ad spaces will be:
 
$100.00 - Half page
$60.00 -  1/4 page
$25.00 - Business card


Important dates to remember:
 

    * Start selling ads: As soon as you receive your forms.
    * Last day to turn in ads and team photos: January 25, 2019.  This is a firm deadline.
    * Yearbooks delivered: End of season (March).
    * Yearbooks will cost $10 per book. 
 
ALL FORMS will be given out  by team coaches or managers.
 
PARENTS: PLEASE EMAIL ANY TEAM OR PLAYER PICTURES TO YOUR TEAM MANAGERS FOR THE YEARBOOK!
 
MANAGERS ONLY: PLEASE EMAIL 20 OF YOUR BEST TEAM PICTURES TO THE YEARBOOK DIRECTOR, HEATHER DOUGLAS. HER EMAIL IS LISTED ON THE YEARBOOK FORMS.
 
Additional yearbook order forms and yearbook ad sales forms can be downloaded below
 
 
Thank you!

Download the Yearbook Order form

Download Yearbook Instructions

Download the Yearbook Advertising Form

 


by posted 01/05/2019
Calendar Raffle

Happy Holidays Holy Name Families!!!

Attention Team managers Coaches, and Holy Name families: it is that time of year again for our caledar raffle.  If all team managers could please check the Olympia office this week(starting Wednesday, December 19) there will be Calendar forms for you to disperse to all players on your team.  If you could try to get those out at your practice this week before the upcoming holidays approach it would be appreciated!

 

 

As we are in full swing with the holidays we know most of you will be spending time with family and friends!

During this great time of the year as you are surrounded by family and friends there is nobetter conversation to have than to guilt them into buying tickets for a VERY IMPORANT Holy Name Hockey CALENDAR RAFFLE FUNDRAISER!!! 

prizes include:

* BRUINS TICKETS

* UMASS HOCKEY TICKETS

* THUNDERBIRDS TICKETS

* HARTFORD YARD GOATS TICKETS

*****CASH PRIZES from $25 to $250******

Your team manager will be giving out forms but if you need more don’t forget you can print as many as you can sell!  Please have the person purchasing a ticket clearly complete the bottom portion of the calendar ticket.  Please return your sold tickets weel to your team manager/coach.  We will be tracking sales by team andEACH TEAM THAT SELLS 100 OR MORE TICKETS WILL WIN $100 TOWARDS A PIZZA PARTY!! (Please do your best to sell AT LEAST 2 tickets per player – Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Coworkers – even give them as gifts 

DETAILS:

·         Tickets are $10.00 each (checks made payable to Holy Name Hockey).

·         A Winner will be drawn every day in February.

·         Each ticket is eligible for all 28 draws regardless of how many times that ticket has won.

·         All tickets need to be turned in to Coach Brady Chianciola by Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.  (Mite A & Mite B White – 413.544.1584)

·         Winners will be notified via our website and checks will be mailed, so please make sure all information is correct and legible.

·         If you need more tickets please download copies at www.holynamehockey.org

·         Each team that sells 100 tickets or more wins $100 towards a Pizza Party!

·         The player that sells each winning ticket wins $5.00!

 

28 CHANCES TO WIN!!  WIN UP TO 28 TIMES WITH ONE PUCHASE!!

 


 


by posted 12/19/2018
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by posted 11/26/2018
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A cutting-edge NHL analytics team puts the test to youth hockey for the first time ever. Watch this video and see what you think.


by posted 09/05/2018
USA Hockey's ADM Model

The ADM is USA Hockey’s nationwide player-development program for youth hockey associations. It’s based on age-appropriate, age-specific competition and training for boys and girls, beginning with their first steps onto the ice and carrying them through age 18 and beyond. The ADM places a heightened emphasis on skill development and long-term athlete development principles, providing a blueprint for the best possible youth hockey experience. Put simply, it’s doing what’s best for kids. 

Please visit http://www.admkids.com/ to continue to learn more about this new player-development program


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by posted 08/29/2017
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