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Join Our Waitlist for the NEXT TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE Event!

Our July Try Hockey for Free Clinic was so much fun! Our coaches and GBN and Bluehawks players loved seeing the smiling, determined new hockey players out on the ice! 

If you would like to be added to the waitlist for a future session, please contact Ken Johnson kbjis@yahoo.com

2021-2022 Teams

Congratulations, players. Good luck on your 2021-2022 Season!


Northbrook Park District Hockey Classes

Interested in hockey? Don't know where to start? The Northbrook Park District offers classes for ages 4-12.  Check it out!

Northbrook Park District Autumn Guide 

 

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON!

For Mites (2013-2016 birth year), please go to the Jr. Bluehawks page for 2021-2022 Hockey Season info and registration.


Rink Covid Protocols

Glenview: Masks must be worn in the building.  Bubble on the ice is ok without a mask.  A mask must be worn on the ice if you are wearing a cage. Locker rooms are open.

Twin Rinks: See rink rules HERE. Masks are mandated for all indoors.

Mt. Prospect: No specific Covid rink rules.

Lake Forest Academy (LFA): Everything indoors requires a mask. Locker room are not available. Players can dress at the bench or back corner.


Projected 2021-2022 Travel Weekends*

The Bluehawks are planning for a more "normal" hockey season this year and we continue to be optimistic that we can safely and successfully navigate the constant ebb and flow of travel requirements. The club will evaluate the travel requirements impacting the club on a monthly basis and communicate tournament changes, if needed, through Team Managers. At this time, our CURRENT TRAVEL SCHEDULE, as of 9/8/2021 is: 

Squirt 1:

  • Sept 17-19 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice in Springfield, IL 
  • Jan 14-17 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice in Chicago, IL
  • Waitlisted for 2-3 CCM tournaments
    • Oct 15-17 CCM World Invite Motown (waitlisted)
    • Nov 5-7 CCM World Invite Chicago (waitlisted)
    • Jan 28-31 CCM Shootout CCM Shootout Notre Dame (waitlisted)

Squirt 2:

  • Sept 10-12 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Nov 12-15 Registered for CCM World Invite Wisconsin
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice in Springfield, IL
  • Jan 14-17 Registered for Big Bear CrossRoads tournament in Chicago, IL

Squirt 3: 

  • Sept 10-12 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice Tournament in Springfield, IL
  • Jan 14-17 Registered for Big Bear CrossRoads tournament in Chicago, IL

Peewee 1:

  • Sept 25-26 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice in Springfield, IL
  • Waitlisted for 2-3 CCM tournaments
    • Oct 15-17 CCM World Invite Motown (waitlisted)
    • Nov 5-7 CCM World Invite Chicago (waitlisted)
    • Dec 10-12 CCM Shootout CCM Shootout Notre Dame (waitlisted)

Peewee 2:

  • Sept 10-12 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Nov 12-15 CCM World Invite Wisconsin
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice in Springfield, IL 
  • Jan 14-17 Registered for Big Bear CrossRoads tournament in Chicago, IL

 

Peewee 3 – Noonan:

  • Sept 10-12 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Sept 24-26 Big Bear Wheels of Fire Tournament in Chicago, IL
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Jan 14-17 Registered for Big Bear CrossRoads tournament in Chicago, IL 

Peewee 4 – Steinken: 

  • Sept 10-12 One Night in Indianapolis
  • September 24 Registered for Big Bear Chicago, IL 
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Registered for Big Bear Fire & Ice in Springfield, IL 

Bantam 1:

  • Sept 10-12 Registered for CCM Western MI Invite, Grand Rapids
  • Sept 17-19 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Nov 5-7 Registered for CCM World Invite Chicago 
  • Nov 23-28 Wishbone
  • Waitlisted for 2-3 CCM tournaments
    • Oct 15-17 CCM World Invite Motown (waitlisted)
    • Dec 20-22 CCM Shootout Notre Dame (waitlisted)

Bantam 2:

  • Sept 10-12 One Night in Indianapolis
  • Oct 8-10 Big Bear Hocktober Fest tournament in Madison
  • Nov 12-15 Registered for CCM World Invite Wisconsin
  • Nov 23-28 Registered for Wishbone
  • Dec 10-12 Big Bear  FireBolt Tournament in Ann Arbor, MI 

* This is the TENTATIVE SCHEDULE and may change at any time. As always, once teams are formed, if COVID travel restrictions require adjustments, etc., the details for tournaments to each team will be made available through Team Managers.


2021-2022 Season Coaching Slate

Mite Teams: Ken Johnson (Head Coach), Mike Noonan, Tom Ennessy, Matt Walker, Ben Vanderplas (Assistants)

Squirt 1: Dave Pukszta (Head Coach), Joey Quillici (Assistant)

Squirt 2: Mike Noonan (Head Coach), Woody Steinken (Assistant)

Squirt 3: Bob Anderson (Head Coach), Eric Anderson (Assistant)

Peewee 1: Mike Silenzi (Head Coach), Kyle Federkins (Assistant)

Peewee 2: Kevin Memolo (Head Coach), Tom Harrison (Assistant)

Peewee 3: Mike Noonan (Head Coach), Ron Carlstrom (Assistant)

Peewee 4:   Woody Steinken (Head Coach), Robert Bibbiano (Assistant)

Bantam 1:  Ben Stein (Head Coach), Frankie Pintz (Assistant)

Bantam 2: Dan Silenzi (Head Coach), Tommy Nolan (Assistant) 




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.


CCM World Invite Champions 2019

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

Get Your Ad in the Ad Book Today!

Take your picture!  Get creative!  Get your ad book picture in today! Reduce your hockey fees and help businesses advertise by finding sponsors.  Check your email for further details.  

Wishbone Tournament


2021 Wishbone

Wishbone Tournament is back!  We missed you last year, but are excited to have Thanksgiving Hockey back for our kids!  Looking forward to seeing everyone out on the ice!  Register here: 2021 Wishbone

 

October Board Meeting

The next Board Meeting will be held October 11 @7:00pm location at the Leisure Center. Contact Seamus Caruso with questions. (scaruso@northbrookbluehawks.org)


3 Bluehawks Girls Play for Nat'l Championship!

Three local girls, who started their hockey playing as Northbrook Bluehawks, ROCKED IT at the 2021 USAH National Championships the last weekend in April.  

From left: Emma Brajkovic (U14 Glenview Stars), Ava Valencia (U14 Mission) & Natalie Peters (U16 North Shore Warhawks) each played in the National Championship Game for their division. Ava and team took home a National Championship. Emma and Natalie's teams placed second! 

Emma, Ava and Natalie also join together to play for the Glenbrook Girls Varsity Hockey Team!

Three Northbrook Girls Played for USAH 2021 National Championship!

Congratulations to our former Bluehawks, now each playing for a different girls program and showing up big for Illinois teams. What an inspiration for our Bluehawks girls and future Glenbrook Girls Varsity hockey players!


Wow, Grill House!

What a turnout at Grill House for our fundraiser on 4/29! A special thanks to the wonderful and generous Grill House and Drivas family for hosting a hugely successful fundraising event!

Thank you to all of the Bluehawks families, friends and supporters for coming out and helping raise $1,817 for our program! Words are not enough to express our gratitude. Go Bluehawks!


COVID NBHL Protocols

NBHL is following IDPH and Cook County guidelines for COVID procedures. Please contact NBHL President, Seamus Caruso, with any questions related to COVID. (scaruso@northbrookbluehawks.org)


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.



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