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Register Now for Bluehawks Spring 2021!

The Bluehawks are pleased to share our Spring 2021 hockey program.  The details for all birth years are consolidated into one info-packed flyer this year to make it easier for families with kids at multiple levels of play.

Squirt, Peewee & Bantam SPRING Registration

Use this link to register your 2007 - 2012 birth year player for Spring hockey!


Use this link to register your 2013 birth year or younger Jr. Bluehawks for Spring hockey! For additional information about the Mite and Mini-Mite hockey program, use the JR. BLUEHAWKS tab above to see our new JR. BLUEHAWKS webpage!

NBHL Spring Coaches

Mite 1:  Head Coach  - Ken Johnson       Asst - Mike Noonan

Mite 2: Head Coach - Ken Johnson         Asst - Tom Ennessy

Squirt 1: Head Coach - Rich Blakey         Asst - TBA

Squirt 2: Head Coach - David Pukszta    Asst - Ryan Maximovic

Squirt 3: Head Coach - Bob Anderson     Asst - Eric Anderson

PW 1: Head Coach - Mike Silenzi               Asst - Kyle Federkins

PW 2: Head Coach - Kevin Memolo         Asst - TBA

PW 3: Head Coach - Mike Noonan           Asst - Robert Bibbiano

Bantam 1: Head Coach - Ben Stein          Asst - Rob Schmidt

Bantam 2: Head Coach - Dan Silenzi       Asst - Tom Nolan

Nominating Committee Slate for Exec Committee 2021-2022

The Nominating Committee presents the following slate for the open Exec Committee positions in 2021-2022:

President – Seamus Caruso

Vice President – Chris Walsh

House Director – Jason Taylor

Other Exec Committee positions in 2021-2022

Treasurer – Christine Lofland

Registrar – Mark Sack

Travel Director – Marcy Brajkovic

Secretary – Jen McCabe

Pres. Emeritus - Brad Walker

Spring, Summer and Fall Hockey 2021 Key Dates

For the planners among us, here are the * KEY DATES*  for Bluehawks Hockey in 2021! More details will be released in the coming week!

  • March 6 - 7 Mandatory Checking Clinic (2008s)
  • March 14  Regular Season Ends
  • March 15 - 18  Spring Travel Program Tryouts (before spring break)
  • March 19 - 28  Bluehawks Spring Break
  • March 29 - May 27  Spring Hockey Season
  • June 1 - July 31  *NEW OFFERING* Tournament Team Play
  • July 2 - 5  Summer Break
  • July 6 - August 15  Summer Program
  • August 16 - 28  Pre-Season Skates
  • August 29 - September 3  Fall Season 2021-2022 Travel Tryouts

*Subject to slight changes

Learn to Skate & Play Hockey Classes Start 2/7!

LEARN TO SKATE HOCKEY  (Sundays @ 9:10am from 2/7 - 4/11)

Introduce your child to hockey in a fun and safe environment with NBHL instruction. Classes focus on basic skating skills required for team play. Prerequisite: Toddler1, Basic 1, or Pre Alpha.  (NBPD Registration code 15508)

INTRO TO GIRLS HOCKEY   (Sundays @ 9:10am from 2/7 - 4/11)

This class is open to all girls with a variety of skating/hockey backgrounds. The session will have a heavy focus on skating and the development of stickhandling, passing and shooting skills. Required equipment: A helmet with a cage, elbow pads, shin pads, gloves and stick. (Register under one of the other 2 codes)

PRE-MITES HOCKEY  (Sundays @ 9:10am from 2/7 - 4/11)

The Pre-Mites program is for the beginning player who has progressed through Learn To Skate and Learn to Play Hockey Classes. These skaters are ready to learn and develop more challenging hockey skills.  Skaters begin playing small games and scrimmages. Required equipment: A helmet with a cage, elbow pads, shin pads, gloves and stick.  (NBPD Registration code 15512)

Bluehawks Doing Good in Our Community

A big THANK YOU to all who contributed to the healthy snack drive for the Hero Health Care Workers in our community. The donations of our generous Bluehawks families raised nearly $1,000! 

The Helping Hands committee of the Board (Heather Goldman and Brooke Jacobs) purchased healthy snack foods to Glenbrook Hospital and Lake Forest Hospital, and delivered them with several members of our Bluehawks teams.  Thank you for your contribution and supporting the hospital workers who are working so hard to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Bantam 1 NIHL Elite Champions!

Congratulations to the Bluehawks' Bantam 1 team, NIHL Elite regular season President's Cup and Playoff Champions!

Thanksgiving Wishbone Champions!

Congratulations to both the Bluehawks' Peewee 1 and Bantam 1 teams, Thanksgiving weekend Wishbone Invitational champions!

CCM World Invite Champions X 2!

Congratulations to both the Bluehawks' Peewee 1 and Bantam 1 teams, CCM World Invite champions! Click here to read an article on Northbrook Patch.

Congratulations to the Bluehawks’ Bantam 2 team, Mad City Veterans Cup champions!

Congratulations Bantam 1, 2019 Belle Tire Back to School Classic champions!

Bantam 1

NBPD has updated spectator rules at the NBPD Sports Center.

Board Meeting

The next Board Meeting will be held Monday 3/8 at 7:30pm via Zoom.  Contact Brad Walker,,  by 3/6 to request link. 

NBHL Golf Outing 9/11

Congratulations to everyone that participated in the NBHL  Scholarship Golf Outing 2020 at Anetsberger Golf Course on Friday.   

Special Congratulations to event winners: 

Longest putt #6 - Ryland Beban
Closest to the pin #3 - Jason Taylor

Thank you to all players and donors and the generosity of the NB Park District for making it possible.   100% of the proceeds go toward the NBHL Scholarship Fund.

Ryland Beban showing his prizes for Longest Putt

Junior Bluehawks for Our Youngest Players

North Shore Warhawks for Female Hockey Players!

Puck-handling & shooting drills at home

Coach Ken recommends these simple but effective puck-handling and shooting drills you can practice at home, no special equipment required.

Girls Hockey

Have a 6-16 year old girl who wants to play hockey with a girls team? For more information check out

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