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Welcome to the Hutchinson Hockey Association

The Hutchinson Hockey Association strives to create an environment of participation, which encourages creativity, discipline, leadership, sportsmanship and competition, thus building character in all youth who choose to participate.  Our youth are our greatest asset.


Season Updates

For the latest information, please visit News/Events on the website.


Water Carnival FUN - happening THIS WEEK

Friday, June 18 from 11:30am-1pm: HHA will be serving pizza lunch from Dominos at the Teddy Bear Band concert (the band begins playing at noon) at Library Square (rain location is the Rec Center). Bring your teddy bear, your appetite, and tell your friends about this fundraiser!!

Sunday, June 20 at 11:45am: Your HHA player is invited to inline skate through the Grand Day Parade to celebrate Hutch Hockey and hand out candy. Please wear HHA apparel if you have it! HHA is #37 this year and your skater can be dropped off in the parking lot of the Southwest Initiative Foundation at 11:45am (depending on when they block off roads, you may have to park on a side street and walk your child down to the parking lot). Every HHA skater is welcome, however Mite girls and boys must have an adult with them through the parade.  Please let us know if you plan to have your skater participate in the parade, but also please have all skaters check in with Melissa Campbell or Erin Knudtson the day of, so we are certain that we have parent contact information for each skater.  Skaters should be picked up at the Bobbing Bobber Brewery as soon as they finish the route. Please make sure your skater has a plan for immediate pick up as well as plenty of water.

If you have questions, don't hesitate to ask.

Thanks so much, 

  • Melissa Campbell (612-730-9629)  
  • Erin Knudtson (651-491-7465)

NEW! 2021 HHA SUMMER SHOOTING CHALLENGE

We are excited to introduce the 2021 HHA summer shooting challenge from June 1-August 31!  We challenge every HHA player to participate and complete the number of shots identified by level.  Your player is sure to notice an improvement in shooting form and scoring ability by the end of the summer. Any shot counts - ball or puck, at home or at camp. Practice all types of shots: wrist shot, slap shot, snap shot, back hand, and more! Check out some resources here >

Number of shots by level between June 1-Aug 31:

  • 8U/Mites = 4,000 shots
  • 10U/Squirts = 6,000 shots
  • 12U/PeeWees = 8,000 shots
  • 15U/Bantams = 10,000 shots

Every player that accomplishes this goal will earn prizes, including:

  • Exclusive 2021 shooting challenge sticker
  • Free scoop from Culvers
  • Other prizes TBD

We will also recognize the player with the most shots at each level!

  • 8U/Mites - year of free custard donated by Culvers
  • 10U/Mites - $50 Pure Hockey card from Wendling Financial & Insurance Services
  • 12U/PeeWees - $50 Below Zero gift card donated by Below Zero
  • 15U/Bantams - $50 MSSB gift card donated by MSSB

Print a tracking document to be ready on June 1st! Please help keep your player honest and initial the tracking document each day. 


2021 Summer Hockey Camp

Get back on the ice this summer without leaving town! The 2021 high intensity ON-ICE camp is a great option for HHA players to get quality ice time with their teammates in the off season. The camp is run by qualified area coaches from July 12-29.  Players will be on the ice for the full duration (70 minutes!) this year. A great value at just $325 for 3 weeks!!

This camp focuses on:

  • Power skating
  • Puck control
  • Team play concepts
  • Scoring

Register now to secure your spot! Registration will be open through July 5, or until full.

Questions? Contact Matt Telecky at 320.224.3797

Register your player for the level they will play in the 2021-2022 season. LYMs are encouraged to register with the appropriate LYM group from 9:25-10:35am for youth and 10:50-noon for girls ($300), but may opt to play with the Mites from 12:15-1pm ($175). If you decide to move up during the summer, you will need to write a check for the difference.


NEKTON SUMMER HOCKEY PROGRAMS

New this year! Check out the summer hockey programs offered by Nekton Sports Performance located in Hutchinson. Nekton Sports Performance is a 6,000 sq/ft private training facility equipped with turf, a weight room, and a synthetic ice rink. This is a private company, separate from the Hutchinson Hockey Association. Please contact Nekton directly with any questions.


ADDITIONAL OFF-ICE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Join the off-season virtual training program through TeamGenius Virtual Hockey Academy for $100/yr!

For players looking to do some off-season training at home with minimal equipment, we would like to share an opportunity to work with former New Jerseys Devils captain Bryce Salvador.

The TeamGenius Virtual Hockey Academy contains a series of at-home workouts, skill sessions & challenges led by Bryce Salvador. The workouts promote daily skill development, long-term skill progression and include weekly prize giveaways that give the players a chance to win hockey gear.

Learn more and sign up here > They offer a 7-day free trial so there is no upfront commitment. If you are interested, make sure to use promo code HUTCH for a discounted rate of $100/year on the annual subscription.


LIVEBARN STREAMING NOW AVAILABLE AT BURICH ARENA

Given the spectator limitation due to COVID-19, we have been working on other ways for family and friends to watch HHA games. We decided on a service called LiveBarn which is  now installed in both the East and West arenas to stream all youth hockey games, including JV/Varsity. Have an away game? Check out the other venues that also have LiveBarn - all included. The service is available on a subscription basis and allows you to watch both live and on-demand games at any time from any device.

For more information or to subscribe, visit LiveBarn. Enter code ee31-826h for 10% off.


Electronic Background Screening

The document below describes the steps that must be taken to register electronically the background screening required by the association for its volunteers (excludes minor officials).  This is the preferred method for doing this.  Both parents will need their own NGIN account to each register electronically.

Because NGIN will only allow an email account to be used one time in its system, if you are set up as a secondary email, you will have to remove that secondary email from the account, register yourself with that email, and then link the accounts under the profiles to receive all the necessary emails for your players.

Screening and Background Check

Screening and Background Check Link

Hutchinson Health Video On Concussions

Please watch the video on concussions produced by Hutchinson Health.  This video is especially good for the athletes themselves to watch.  

Hutchinson Health Concussion Video




Congrats 2021 12UA!!

Congratulations to our Girls 12UA team for placing 2nd in District Playoffs and making it to Regions!