Category: Hockey News

Hockey Weekend Across America

Hockey Week Across America begins Sunday (Feb. 19) and runs through Feb. 26. Typically a weekend celebration, USA Hockey expanded the initiative to a week this year in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Hockey Weekend Across America. Started in 2008 by USA Hockey, HWAA is an effort to celebrate the game of hockey and those involved at all levels and also expose the game to new audiences. This year’s week-long celebration includes a special theme for each day, including the traditional themes of Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey Day (Friday), Try Hockey Day (Saturday) and Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes (Sunday), but this year also includes individual days to salute players (Monday), coaches (Tuesday), officials (Wednesday) and local rinks (Thursday).Interested in hosting a Try Hockey for Free event? Click here for more information or to register.

Source: Hockey Weekend Across America

Volunteers Needed!

wallyicefestWeather permitting, some locals are putting on a pond hockey tournament at the end of January on Lake Wallenpaupack.  The tournament can use any and all volunteers to assist with show removal, officiating, etc.  I know that some schools require students to obtain a certain number of volunteer hours so this would be a great opportunity to fulfill those hours as well as get some skating in on the lake!

Note that to play in the tournament you must be 21 years of age or older.  Alcohol will be served by local participating bars and restaurants.  I wanted to point this out in case any school has a policy against volunteering at an event where alcohol is being served.

To see volunteer opportunities and sign up for more information, visit