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Honor The Game

Minnesota Hockey addressed the issue of negative fan behavior by making some changes in their Honor the Game Tournament. Tom Hanneman has the story. Original Link to the Facebook Post

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Massachusetts Hockey Introduces New Background Screening Process

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

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Katie Guay Named Director of Philanthropy for The USA Hockey Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that Katie Guay (Mansfield, Mass.) has been named director of philanthropy for The USA Hockey Foundation, a charitable and educational nonprofit corporation that provides long-range financial support for USA Hockey and promotes the

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Katie Guay’s Olympic goals reached

Posted on Katie Guay’s Olympic goals reached as Westfield native officiates women’s hockey tournament in Pyeongchang By Meredith Perri For a minute, Katie Guay was speechless. The opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games had just ended and

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What to expect for the future of officials registration and education

From Stripes Someone once said that “Officiating is the only vocation where you are expected to start out perfect and then only get better from there.” It’s true, officials face plenty of scrutiny every time they step on to the

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USA Hockey removes usage of traditional age classifications

There is a big change coming to youth hockey, and it’s all about names. Based on a rule change by USA Hockey, age classifications will no longer have name labels like ‘midget’ or ‘bantam’ in the USAH rulebook. Instead, all

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USA Hockey’s Officials Shadow Program

Jack Hevey and Hunter Neale were selected to participate in USA Hockey’s Officials Shadow Program as part of Hockey Weekend Across America, where they saw Wednesday’s (2/24) Bruins game against Pittsburgh, and had the opportunity to meet the refs pregame. From Jack’s Dad

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2015-16 Registration begins August 3, 2015. To completely register with USA Hockey as an official you need to complete five steps each year: 1.    USA HOCKEY MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION: Note: This step must be completed before an official can complete Seminar Registration, the Open

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2014-2015 Registrations Closed

USA Hockey has closed the registration system for the 2014-2015 season and is no longer accepting registrations for this season. In addition, if you have not completed your registration requirements for the 2014-2015 season, you’ll be limited to off-ice Official

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The Mental Game

The mental aspect of your officiating starts well before you even receive the game assignment. In order to have a complete and thorough knowledge of the rules and interpretations, which is expected of every official, he/she must continually review resource

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