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In Memory of Zane Borchers

Zane Borchers, age 37, of Dundas, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022, at his home. Read more.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Northfield Hockey Association:

2022 Summer Hockey Program

Please Click Below for information and registration on the 2022 Summer Hockey Program.

2021-22 Season and COVID guidelines

NHA will be following Minnesota Hockey policies and guidelines in regards to COVID for the 2021-22 season.  There are currently no mask requirements or locker room policies in place.  Below is a link to the current statement from Minnesota Hockey.  We will continue to follow Minnesota Hockey guidelines throughout the season and update you if policies change.


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Fun Drives the Hockey Engine

Minnesota Hockey discusses the core of hockey: it's a game, meant to be fun.

Check out the article here. 

5 Tips for First-Time Hockey Parents

USA Hockey gives some tips on being a first-time hockey parent. 

Read the article here. 

Does Talent Really Matter at 8U? - Jessi Hinrichs

Former NHL defenseman and United States National Team alumnus Brian Pothier comments on advantages and disadvantages of talent early in a player's development. 

Read the full article here. 

5 misconceptions of 8U development - Michael Caples

Zack Doyen, Director of Hockey for Orchard Lake United the first USA Hockey Model Association, discusses misconception in training 8U. 

Read about it here.

"If they’re not failing, they’re not improving" - Michael Rand

USA Hockey and the ADM talks about failing and the road to success. The article discusses coaching strategies and mindsets for parents. 

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"Exercising the Mental Muscle" - Jessi Pierce USA Hockey

Check out the article from USA Hockey and the American Development Model website on mental toughness and the importance of having fun.

Exercising the Mental Muscle with Bob Motzko

How 8-Year-Olds Learn Best

From USA Hockey and their American Development Model, they discuss how your young skater will get the most out of practice and what's better, to praise or to scold. 

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WINNERS practice til they get it right...CHAMPIONS practice til they can't get it wrong!