February 2018 Association Meeting
Thank you to all that voted for the open board positions. We were hoping for a higher turnout, as we received less than 60 votes. Congratulations to Amy Doughty who has retained her seat as Vice President and to Kerrie Pelletier as she assumes her new role as Secretary.
The VHL end of season schedule is supposed to be released this weekend. It will posted to the website. Please make sure to double check the VHL website against our website. I did have a couple game times posted incorrectly when I entered the last batch of games. Please always refer to the VHL website if you are in doubt of a date or time.
GSL Bantam Tourney
We are hosting the GSL Bantam Tier II tournament March 9-11th. Ryan Dunn is our tournament director and he is seeking help with time keepers, score keepers and registration table attendants. A signup sheet was sent out to all. As of today, only 2 people have volunteered to help out. Please consider volunteering.
Friday - 3/9 @ 7:20 & 8:20 Skate 3
Saturday – 3/10 @ 11:10, 12:20, 5:00 & 6:10 Conway Arena
Sunday – 3/11 @ 9:40, 10:50 & 5:00pm Skate 3
Mites – Tuesdays 3/6 & 3/13 @ 5:05
Squirt – Mondays 3/5 & 3/12 @ 5:55pm
Peewee – Mondays 3/5 & 3/12 @ 7:20pm
Bantam – Mondays 3/5 & 3/12 @ 8:20pm
Midgets – Sunday 3/18 @ 9:40am & 10:50am
I’d be happy to answer any questions that anyone might have about tryouts.
Thank you to all that took the time to fill out the coaching evaluations. The evaluations will be shared with the coaches and we will try to take into account any concerns or ideas that any of you have offered in the evaluations.
Monday Night Practices
The Bantam 1 team will go back to the 8:20pm Monday night practice time slot.
Tuesday Night Skills
Next Tuesday will be the last skills session of the season. The PW & Bantam kids will be on the ice. We had a good turnout for skills this season. Thank you to all that took advantage of this extra ice time.
Cam Ricard Award Night
Once again this year, the Ricard Family will present the “Cam Ricard Award” to a player from each team, as chosen by their coaches. This will be the 5th year that the award ceremony will take place. This year’s event will take place Thursday March 29th from 6-10pm at the Tyngsboro American Legion Hall located at 90 Pawtucket Blvd. in Tyngsboro, MA.
January 2018 Association Meeting
Holiday Charity Event:
Thanks again to all of the families that participated in our holiday charity event for The Front Door Agency. It was a great event and we were able to provide many items for the families in need.
The Groton Tourney was a success with all four teams making it to the finals. Congratulations to Jay Kelly’s PW team for winning their championship game.
Round 2 has been posted until early March and is available on our website.
Please remind the players that they are not allowed on the ice until the Zamboni is off the ice and the doors are closed. Also, effective immediately, players are not to sit on the boards while the Zamboni is cleaning the ice.
NHAHA recently adopted USA Hockey’s helmet policy for all 18U coaches.
Mini Mite Program:
We currently have 15 kids on the mini mite team. We have added a 2nd weekly practice for the team on Friday night. If you know of anyone that would be interested in joining the team, please let us know.
Friday Night Practice Time Changes:
We have made a few changes to the practice start times on Friday nights for the Squirt 1 and the Bantam 2 team to be able to provide an additional weekly practice to the mini mite team. S1 and B2 will now practice an hour later and the B1 and B2 teams will now share a sheet of ice.
The Bantam 2 team will not have practice on 1/29. The S1 and S2 teams will not have practice on 2/5. On 2/6 there will be no skills practice.
GSL Bantam Tourney:
We are hosting the GSL Bantam Tier tournament on March 9-11th. Ryan Dunn and Tom Perry are our tournament directors and they will be seeking help with time keepers, score keepers, and registration table attendants. A sign-up sheet will be sent out shortly. Please consider volunteering.
Friday-3/9 @ 7:20 & 8:20 Skate 3
Saturday-3/10 @ 11:10, 12:20, 5:00 and 6:10 Conway Arena
Sunday-3/11 @ 9:40, 10:50 and 5:00 Skate 3
$9900.00 still outstanding
Mites- 3/6 and 3/13 @ 5:05pm
Squirt- 3/5 and 3/12 @ 5:55pm
Peewee- 3/5 and 3/12 @ 7:20pm
Bantam- 3/5 and 3/12 @ 8:20pm
Midgets- 3/18 @ 9:40 and 10:50am
All tuition will increase by $100.00 for next season
If you are interested to run for a board position, please reach out to Paul Soule by February 2, 2018. Board positions are open to anyone that would be interested. If you want more information as to what each position entails, please reach out to us.