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.
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
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
For the planners among us, here are the * KEY DATES* for Bluehawks Hockey in 2021! More details will be released in the coming week!
*Subject to slight changes
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)
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.
Congratulations to the Bluehawks' Bantam 1 team, NIHL Elite regular season President's Cup and Playoff Champions!
Congratulations to both the Bluehawks' Peewee 1 and Bantam 1 teams, Thanksgiving weekend Wishbone Invitational champions!
Congratulations to both the Bluehawks' Peewee 1 and Bantam 1 teams, CCM World Invite champions! Click here to read an article on Northbrook Patch.
NBPD has updated spectator rules at the NBPD Sports Center.
The next Board Meeting will be held Monday 3/8 at 7:30pm via Zoom. Contact Brad Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org, by 3/6 to request link.
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
Coach Ken recommends these simple but effective puck-handling and shooting drills you can practice at home, no special equipment required.
Have a 6-16 year old girl who wants to play hockey with a girls team? For more information check out www.warhawkshockey.com