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The 25th Annual High School Hockey Classic, presented by the Chicago Blackhawks Foundation, will take place at the Edge Ice Arena located at 735 Jefferson Street in Bensenville, Illinois from Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Saturday, December 29, 2018. This year’s tournament will feature sixteen (16) high school teams.

Tournament play will be a round robin format with the top two (2) teams in each Division advancing to the playoff round. All Tournament proceeds benefit Chicago Blackhawks Foundation which supports amateur hockey as well as underprivileged and abused children. We invite you to bring the family out to watch some exciting high school hockey action during this holiday season.

Tickets are available for this four day tournament at the Edge, $5.00 for students and $7.00 for adults with all proceeds supporting Chicago Blackhawk Foundation.

We invite you and your family to come out and watch some exciting high school hockey action!

Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame Announces Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees!!!

The Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame announced the 2018 inductees to be enshrined into the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame.

They include:
Joe Corvo, Brett Lebda and Darren Pang form the Players Category —
Kevin Bolger, Karen Hyde, Mary Ann Robison and Terry Stasica from the Builders Category and
John Cerza and Jack Raslawski from the Officials Category.

The 2018 IHHF Induction Dinner will be held in their honor on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Belvedere Banquet Hall located at 1170 West Devon Avenue in Elk Grove Village beginning at 5:00 pm. Tickets are available by contacting Norm Spiegel at 847/269-2922 or e-mail Norm at 

The Hall of Fame was established to recognize and honor the tremendous contributions of individuals who, through their dedication and tireless efforts, helped to pave the way for the future generations of kids and adults to enjoy the great sport of ice hockey.

The mission statement of the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame is as follows: “To honor the excellence of those individuals who, through their exceptional endeavors both on and off the ice, have contributed in an extraordinary way to enhance the sport and image of hockey in Illinois.”

The IHHF Selection Committee consists of all of the living past and present presidents of the Amateur Hockey Association Illinois, Inc.
The Illinois hockey community congratulates all of this years inductees and thank them for their countless contributions to our great sport. We encourage you to attend the Induction Dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of these remarkable inductees.

SafeSport Update: USA Hockey Reporting Policy

USA Hockey’s Reporting Policy is a key part of its SafeSport Program and an effective reporting policy is crucial to preventing abuse.  Section IV of the SafeSport Handbook contains specifics on the Reporting Policy. Click HERE to download the SafeSport Handbook. Please click HERE to view the amendments to two federal statutes: (1) the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 and (2) the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.

The Policy requires that every employee or volunteer of any USA Hockey Member Program must report (1) actual or perceived violations of the USA Hockey SafeSport Program Handbook, (2) any violations of the policies prohibiting Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Bullying, Threats and Harassment, and Hazing, and (3) suspicions or allegations of child physical or sexual abuse to the appropriate USA Hockey representatives.

Additionally, in all cases involving suspicions or allegations of child physical or sexual abuse, every employee or volunteer of USA Hockey Member Programs must also report to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.

To make a report to USA Hockey, you may do so either by: (1) clicking on “Report to USA Hockey” and completing the Reporting Form, (2) emailing to, or (3) calling 800-888-4656.

Reports may also be made to the Affiliate SafeSport Coordinator. The AHAI SafeSport coordinator is Paul Jakubowski; or 224.636.3216.

All reports involving sexual abuse and misconduct must be reported to the U.S. Center for SafeSport. Reports to the U.S. Center for SafeSport may be made by (1) completing an online report to the U.S. Center for SafeSport at “Report a Concern”, or by (2) calling 720-524-5640. For additional information on reporting to the U.S. Center for SafeSport, please click HERE.


AHAI offers several marketing and advertising opportunities on the following communication vehicles within AHAI: the AHAI websiteAHAI's e-news website, our bi-monthly e-newsletter, SNAPSHOT, as well as AHAI's social media sites, FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Additionally, AHAI offers print advertising in the AHAI Annual Guidebook and State Tournament Programs. Click HERE to view the 2018-19 Sponsorship & Advertising Program. If you do not see a sponsorship or advertising package that meets your needs, please contact AHAI Communication Manager, Gretchen Cockey at 630.414.1107 to discuss creating a custom marketing package for your business.

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