Category: Announcements

Hello Officials, I hope you are doing well and staying safe. I need to cover a few things with you all. GAME REPORTS — I thank you all for doing the reports. All Game reports have to have – DATE …

Update and COVID Guidelines Read More »

As USA Hockey continues adapting to the coronavirus situation, the safety of participants always remains our top priority. Thank you to all players, parents, coaches, officials, administrators and volunteers for your continued passion and support for hockey in the United …

Covid-19 Information Read More »

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We are all missing the game! Here is your opportunity to connect with leaders in officiating to discuss their path, connect with others and see how we can all support each other. Attendees are encouraged to ask our panelists questions. …

Officiating Together – Mentoring Read More »

Written By Brad Lohmeier – posted on Facebook. To the hockey parents I’ve witnessed, You may not realize it but the “worst referee ever” and the ref who “sucks” just happens to belong to the person standing beside you. He’s …

To the hockey parents Read More »

The USA officials registration season has been in swing for a month and a half.. Please note and spread the word to anybody who might be interested in becoming an official… With that – All registration requirements now must be …

Register Now! Read More »

In support of USA Hockey’s and the USOC’s efforts to create the safest environment possible for our players, Massachusetts Hockey has announced a new background screening procedure that will begin with the start of the 2019-2020 season. As an affiliate …

Massachusetts Hockey Introduces New Background Screening Process Read More »

As part of Hockey Week Across America, 18 NHL games in American cities will offer two young officials the chance to meet the NHL officials working the particular contest prior to the game and then stay to watch those NHL …

HWAA – Meet The Officials Read More »

Act in a professional and businesslike manner at all times and take your role seriously. Strive to provide a safe and sportsmanlike environment in which players can properly display their hockey skills. Know all playing rules, their interpretations and their …

On-Ice Official’s Code of Conduct Read More »

Goals And Assists  A player is skating toward the opposing net, takes a shot and falls down sliding toward the net. His momentum carries him in to the goal keeper, knocking the puck loose and in to the net. The …

3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 12 Read More »