Express Spring Hockey
March 17th – May 18th
• Guest Instruction: Nelly Powerskating, Puck Pros
• Professional Goaltending Instruction – Nic Reibel Goaltending
• High tempo based skill and team practices
• Checking Instruction for Bantams
• Multiple options to choose from to fit your individual schedule
• No ice 4/21-4/27 due to rink shutdown
Mite through Bantam (AA & A)Programs
8 Individual Skill Development Sessions
8 Team Tactics Sessions
Participation in the North Shore Hockey League
Teams will be selected from the development skates.
Cost includes 6 Summer Skates (7/9 – 8/13)
Cost $575 (Skater)
*Subject to level of competitive play at AA level
My Hockey Tournament April 25th -27th
Vernon Hills Invitational May 14th – 18th
Krolak Cup (Bantam AA only) April 10th-13th
**Replaces MHT April 25th-April 27th**
Tournaments Subject to Change
There will be separate tryouts for each tournament. The first tryout is April 5.
Cost $150 (Skater) per tournament
Cost $125 (Goalie) per tournament
You may select tournaments individually
*If not selected cost of tournament refunded
Midget Tournament Team
Two Local Tournaments – My Hockey 4/25-4/27
Vernon Hills Invitational 5/14-5/18
8 Team Practices
Midget Tryout is March 16.
Program does not include Summer Skate.
Cost $400 (Skater) $250 (Goalie)
Mandatory online registration and payment on our website: www.NorthernExpressHockey.org
*Registration begins week of 2/17/2014
For the most up-to-date information please visit the Express website. or call Brent Dolan at (224) 500-9923
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Mites||6:00 PM-7:00 PM||6:00 PM-7:00 PM|
|Squirts||7:10 PM-8:10 PM||7:10 PM-8:10 PM|
|PeeWees||8:20 PM-9:20 PM||8:20 PM-9:20 PM|
|Bantams||7:20 PM-8:20 PM||7:40 PM-8:40 PM|
|Midgets||8:50 PM-9:50 PM|
Please note Bantam practice on March 18, 2014 will be 8:40 PM-9:40PM
Northshore Spring Hockey League games TBD for all levels
News from around the Northern Express Organization
The Squirt AA team defeated the Falcons 1-0 to finish in 3rd place in Blackhawk Cup State Tournament in the Squirt AA division. Congratulations to the team on a great season. The team also won the NIHL President's Cup and the NIHL Wolves Cup for the Squirt Elite Division this season.
The Express Mite A team finished in 4th place in the NIHL Wolves Cup Tournament. Congratulations to the team on a great season!
Several members of the USA Warriors stopped by Oakton Ice Arena to lend a hand with "Try Hockey For Free Day" before heading down to Soldiers Field on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The team helped out on the ice as over 70 kids took part in this experience. Below is an article from NHL.com in which this event was noted. Special thanks to the Warriors for the sacrifices they have made and for taking the time to share them with the Express Hockey community.
The Express organization had a great regular season with all teams placing well within their respective divisions and qualifying for the post season. The Squirt AA team took home the NIHL President's Cup for the Squirt Elite division along with Mite A and Squirt A-2 finishing first within their divisions. Though the playoffs the Squirt AA team brought home the NIHL Wolves Cup and placed 3rd in the Blackhawk Cup State tournament for the Squirt AA division. The Mite A team placed 4th in the NIHL Wolves Cup Bronze division. Congratulations to all the Express teams within the organization on great season.
Congratulations to the Express Squirt AA team on winning the NIHL Wolves Cup Squirt Elite Championship. The team defeated the Bloomington Thunder 2-0 in the championship game. A great effort by the players, coaching staff and parents has been put in this season to achieve this goal. Congratulations once again to the team on your success!
Congratulations to Jake Orzechowski for being selected to the 2014 Chicago Jr Blackhawks Brick Hockey Club. Jake was chosen as one of 17 Elite 9 & 10 year old players from Illinois that will compete in an international tournament held in Edmonton this summer. Good luck to Jake, the Express are very proud of your accomplishment.
|Mite #1||Jordan Mann|
|Mite #2||Dan DesJardins|
|Squirt #1||Jim Rosequist|
|Squirt #2||Brian Boll|
|Squirt #3||Jordan Mann|
|PeeWee #1||Brent Dolan|
|PeeWee #2||John Zullo|
|PeeWee #3||Brain Boll|
|Bantam #1||Dan Silenzi|
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