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Youth Hockey at the USA Hockey Arena

Compuware House League Hockey

Upcoming season: September 7, 2019 - March 22, 2020

To Register a New Child:

1) Fill out Compuware Youth House League Registration - CLICK HERE!

2) Register at USAHockeyRegistration.com

3) Email Confirmation Receipt

 

Returning Players Need:

1) Compuware House League Registration Form - CLICK HERE!

2) USA Hockey Registration Number

3) Copy of Birth Certificate to Verify DOB

4) First payment

 

League Cost Includes:

Ice Time, Referee Fees, League Fees, Jersey & Socks

2019-2020 Schedules

Mini Mite House


Mite House Hockey


Squirt House Hockey


8U Q-and-A: Why the Blue Puck?

By Ken Martel, ADM Technical Director

 

A: USA Hockey uses the 4-ounce blue puck at 8U in order to allow these young players to develop proper technique in passing, shooting and stickhandling.

At this age, teaching proper technique through the use of age-appropriate equipment is critical to skill development. Lighter-weight blue pucks, along with the correct stick, help players build confidence and avoid frustration by being able to lift the puck, score goals, complete firm tape-to-tape passes, etc. The blue puck allows players to perform basic puck control skills through a proper range of motion.

One of the highlights for any young hockey player is learning to lift the puck when shooting. With the heavier black puck, young players tend to try and flip it so that it will rise off the ice. This circumvents learning the correct shooting technique. The blue puck is at a weight that encourages good shooting technique while allowing the player to successfully raise it off the ice.

Questions?

Contact the main office at USA Hockey Arena Office at 734-453-6400


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Benefits of Cross Ice Hockey