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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
Monthly Association Meeting

Holy Name Monthly Association Meeting 

Tuesday, January 14 at 7:00 PM

Olympia Conference Room


by posted 01/14/2020
CALENDAR RAFFLE!!

Holy Name Calendar Raffle!!

Please see attached document for a detailed list of prizes which include:

* BRUINS TICKETS

* THUNDERBIRDS TICKETS

***CASH PRIZES from $50 to $250***

The attachment also serves as the ticket for entry. Please 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 weekly to your team manager/coach.  We will be tracking sales by team and EACH TEAM THAT SELLS 75 OR MORE TICKETS WILL WIN $100 TOWARDS A PIZZA PARTY!! Also the player that sells the winning ticket each day will also receive $5.  (Please do your best to sell AT LEAST 2 tickets per player – Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and Coworkers)

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 29 draws regardless of how many times that ticket has won.
  • All tickets need to be turned in to Coach Brady Chianciola by Thursday, January 30th, 2019.  (Squirt A & Mite B – 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

 


by posted 01/07/2020

Friday Night PeeWee Skills

The Friday night Pee Wee skills session on 9/27 was led by Toby O’Brien of Overspeed Hockey, who emphasized both skill development as well as being a good teammate.


by posted 09/30/2019
The Away Game - Ice Hockey in Kenya


by posted 11/26/2018
NHL analytics to compare cross-ice to full-ice for 8U players

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


by posted 08/29/2017
From Child's View, Parents Find Full-Ice Hockey No Fun


by posted 08/29/2017
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