Congratulations to the following teams who recently won their respective 2014 Illinois State Championship titles.
We wish each of the teams going forward towards the USA Hockey National Championship Titles the best of luck.
Squirt Major = CYA
Pee Wee Major - Mission
Pee Wee Minor = Mission
Bantam Minor - Mission
Bantam Major - Mission
Midget Minor - Mission
Midget Major - Team Illinois
All of us in the Illinois hockey community would like to congratulate the following individuals on their achievement during the past season as recipients of these prestigious awards.
JJ O'Connor Male High School Player of the Year
Brian Callahan — Loyola
Cammie Granato Female High School of the Year
Nicole Diesing — New Trier
Youth Coach of the Year
Chuck Linkenheld — Team Illinois
Boys High School Coach of the Year
Evan Poulakidas — Glenbrook North
Girls High School Coach of the Year
Jeff Bruns — Upper Fox Valley
In conjunction with Olympic Gold-Medalist and 2-time Stanley Cup Champion Brent Seabrook and the Chicago Blackhawks, the Inner-City Education (ICE) Program is proud to be hosting the 2014 Brent Seabrook Celebrity ICE Bowl. This is incredible event is fun for fans of all ages and offers you the chance to be around your favorite Blackhawks players. Watch them trade their hockey equipment for bowling shoes and a day of fun, competitive bowling – all for charity!
This year’s event will once again be held at Lucky Strike Chicago. There are various pricing tiers so you can customize your experience for the opportunity to mingle with Blackhawk players, Celebrities, the Ice Crew girls and Tommy Hawk, as well as opportunities to win incredible silent auction merchandise!
All proceeds from the event go to the ICE Program. ICE is a Chicago-based 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation established in 2003 to help low income children who play hockey obtain educational and athletic opportunities not otherwise available to them. Please visitwww.innercityeducation.org for more information. Or click link for tickets: http://tinyurl.com/ljv9hte
Congratulations go out to Elek Wellman of Sacred Heart/Griffin High School in Springfield, Grace Hwang of New Trier High School and Daniel Lorden of Jones College Prep in Chicago on being named the recipients of the 2014 Blackhawk Alumni Association Scholarship.
The Blackhawk Alumni Association (BHAA) distributes college scholarships annually to the three most deserving high school hockey players in Illinois. Awards are determined from a candidate's level of community service, volunteerism, good citizenship, academic performance as well as the hockeytalent of the individual who receives an annual $5,000.00 scholarship over four years.
All of us here in Illinois are proud of their accomplishments in the classroom, in the community and on the ice.
Specialized Clinic for Coaching the Female Player ages 8U – 19U
March 22 – 23, 2014
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510
HOTEL RESERVATIONS can be made at the OMNI HOTEL. A block of rooms are reserved under Northeast Hockey Coaches High Performance Workshop. To make a reservation please call:
Ticket to all three NCAA Division I Women’s Frozen Four games included in the price.
Register at: www.usahockey.com
Coaches attending this symposium will receive CEP credit one level higher than their current certification up to Level 4.
AHAI recognizes that Illinois Hockey is comprised not only of incredible players, but also of great High School and Youth Hockey Coaches that guide our teams both on and off the ice. Candidates for AHAI's High School and Youth Hockey Coach of the Year Awards should embody good sportsmanship and respect towards team, parents and officials while providing a positive High School or Youth Hockey experience. Candidates should also teach positive life skills while demonstrating dedication, passion and commitment to both the great game of hockey and their community. The High School and Youth Hockey Coach of the Year Award Recipients will be announced during the High School State Championships at the United Center on March 20, 2014. Deadline to nominate is Saturday, March 1, 2014.