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    TEAM AND PLAYER PHOTOS

    Carmo Photography will be at all practices Tuesday October 30 to take team and individual pictures.  Since the PW team does not have practice that night we would like the team to attend the Sqt session for photos only.  Players should bring their home blue jerseys.  The photo order forms will be available the week before at Iceland.

    GAMES THRU NOVEMBER

    EVHL OCT 20 SAT 7:00AM 8:20AM Iceplex SQT HR2 P1
    EVHL OCT 20 SAT 8:30AM 9:50AM Iceplex PW P2 P1
    EVHL OCT 20 SAT 7:15AM 8:30AM ICELAND BN P1 HR2
    CHL OCT 20 SAT 6:00PM TBD GRB PW SELECT HR TRIAD
    CHL OCT 21 SUN 7:30AM TBD GRB PW SELECT HR TRIAD
    EVHL OCT 21 SUN 8:25AM 9:45AM Iceplex BN HR1 P2
    EVHL OCT 21 SUN 11:30 AM 12:45 PM ICELAND MG P1 HR1
    EVHL OCT 21 SUN 3:00PM 4:00PM ICELAND MITES P1/P2 HR3/HR4
    EVHL OCT 27 SAT 7:00AM 8:20AM Iceplex MG HR1 P1
    EVHL OCT 27 SAT 8:30AM 9:50AM Iceplex SQT HR1 P1
    EVHL OCT 27 SAT 3:00PM 4:00PM ICELAND MITES P1/P2 HR1/HR2
    EVHL OCT 27 SAT 4:15 PM 5:30 PM ICELAND SQT HR2 HR1
    CHL OCT 27 SAT 4:15pm TBD LYNCHBURG PW SELECT HR LYNCHBURG
    EVHL OCT 27 SAT 5:45 PM 7:00 PM ICELAND BN P1 HR1
    CHL OCT 28 SUN 11:30am TBD LYNCHBURG PW SELECT HR LYNCHBURG
    EVHL OCT 28 SUN 8:25AM 9:45AM Iceplex BN HR2 P2
    EVHL OCT 28 SUN 3:00PM 4:00PM ICELAND MITES HR1/HR3 HR2/HR4
    EVHL NOV 3 SAT 7:00AM 8:20AM Iceplex SQT HR2 P1
    EVHL NOV 3 SAT 8:30AM 9:50AM Iceplex BN P1 P2
    EVHL NOV 3 SAT 3:00PM 4:15PM ICELAND SQT P1 HR1
    EVHL NOV 3 SAT 4:30 PM 5:45 PM ICELAND PW P1 HR1
    EVHL NOV 3 SAT 6:00 PM 7:15 PM ICELAND MG P1 HR1
    EVHL NOV 4 SUN 8:25AM 9:45AM Iceplex MITES HR4/HR3 P1/P2
    EVHL NOV 4 SUN 10:00 AM 11:15 AM ICELAND BN HR1 HR2
    EVHL NOV 4 SUN 11:30 AM 12:45 PM ICELAND PW P2 HR1
    EVHL NOV 4 SUN 3:00PM 4:00PM ICELAND MITES HR1/HR2 HR3/HR4
    EVHL NOV 10 SAT 7:00AM 8:20AM Iceplex PW HR1 P1
    EVHL NOV 10 SAT 8:30AM 9:50AM Iceplex MITES HR1/HR2 P1/P2
    EVHL NOV 10 SAT 7:15AM 8:30AM ICELAND try hockey for free    
    CHL NOV 10 SAT 2:15PM TBD ROANOKE SQT SELECT HR DOGS
    EVHL NOV 10 SAT 4:15 PM 5:30 PM ICELAND BN P1 HR1
    CHL NOV 10 SAT 5:45 PM 7:05 PM ICELAND PW SELECT TRIAD HR
    CHL NOV 11 SUN 7:45AM TBD ROANOKE SQT SELECT HR DOGS
    EVHL NOV 11 SUN 8:25AM 9:45AM Iceplex MG HR1 P1
    EVHL NOV 11 SUN 7:45AM 9:05AM ICELAND PW SELECT TRIAD HR
    EVHL NOV 11 SUN 9:20AM 10:35 AM ICELAND BN P2 HR2
    EVHL NOV 11 SUN 3:00PM 4:00PM ICELAND MITES P1/P2 HR3/HR4
    EVHL NOV 17 SAT 7:00AM 8:20AM Iceplex PW HR1 P2
    EVHL NOV 17 SAT 8:30AM 9:50AM Iceplex BN HR2 P1
    EVHL NOV 17 SAT 7:15AM 8:30AM ICELAND SQT P1 HR2
    EVHL NOV 18 SUN 8:25AM 9:45AM Iceplex PW P1 P2
    EVHL NOV 18 SUN 7:00AM 8:15AM ICELAND SQT HR1 HR2
    EXH NOV 18 SUN 8:30AM 9:45AM ICELAND LADY EAGLES    
    EVHL NOV 18 SUN 10:00 AM 11:15 AM ICELAND BN P2 HR1
    EXH NOV 18 SUN 11:30 AM 12:45 PM ICELAND LADY EAGLES    
    EVHL NOV 18 SUN 3:00PM 4:00PM ICELAND MITES HR4/HR3 HR1/HR2
    EVHL NOV 29 THURS 6:50PM 8:10PM Iceplex BN HR1 P2

    MISC

    As you may know, Iceland has been upgrading the ice making equipment which included replacing one compressor, the water tower system and the chiller barrel.  The last piece, the chiller barrel, is scheduled to be delivered today Monday.  Iceland will need a complete day shutdown to install the chiller barrel and once the mechanical company inspects the equipment we will inform you what day for the shutdown.  This will affect at least one night of practices.  We will let everyone know today.
    Also, we have set up Tuesday Oct 30 at photo night. Once confirmed we will let you know the adjusted schedule for that night so we can get all teams on the ice for pictures.

    Jerseys

    For those who need jerseys this season they will be available for sizing and ordering next week at practice.  This year we will be stocking the jerseys at Iceland and all name plates and numbers will be installed there.  All jersey requests will be filled prior to the start of the games the weekend of Sept 29/30.  Iceland will have the master list of players numbers to assist with picking numbers.  Socks will also be available.  Jersey and sock cost will be posted this week.

    SELECT AND TOURNAMENT TEAMS

    Below are the dates for the Sqt and Peewee Select teams and the Bantam and Midget Tournament teams for Team finalization skates:

    Sqt and PeeWee Select             Tuesday August 21 7:15pm

                                                  Saturday August 25 4:15pm

    Bn and Mg Tournament teams   Saturday August 25 5:30pm

                                                  Sunday August 26 11:15am

      Remember that to participate in the Select and Tournament team program that the players must be registered to play house hockey.  The House registration is available on line.

    The Select and Tournament team registration is on line.

    The Sqt Select team will play a 12 game season based on 6 weekends of play with 2 games per weekend. There are 3 home weekends and 3 away weekends. There will be 12 shared practices and the roster will be a minimum of 14 players and max of 17 players.  The season fee will be $595 payable in 4 payments.

    The PW Select team will play a 16 game season based on 4 home weekends and 4 away weekends with 2 games each weekend.  There will be 12 shared practices and the roster will be a minimum of 14 players with a max or 17 players. The season fee will be $695 payable in 4 payments.

    The BN Tournament team will play in 4 out of town tournaments and up to 4 exhibition games.  The tournament weekends are:

    Oct 5-8  Washington DC

    Nov 30-Dec 2 Charlotte

    Jan 18-21  Philadelphia

    Feb 15-18  Washington DC

    There are also 2 away exhibition games planned vs Navy.  There will be 20 shared practices with a minimum roster of 14 players and a max of 17 players.  The season fee will be $795 payable in 4 payments.

    The MG Tournament team program will mirror the BN Tournament plan like last year.  The roster sizes will be the same and the fee will be $795 payable in 4 payments.

    The Select and Tournament registration form will be live Thursday am.  You are encouraged to register prior to the final tryout/evaluation skates later this month.  If a registered player does not end up playing on these teams, the deposit will be refunded.

    Keep in mind that only House registered players are eligible to participate in this program and it is open to ALL house players in the Hampton Roads area from all 3 rinks.

    If you have any questions you can email me at richappleby08@gmail.com or call me at 757.470.0973

     

    2018 House Registration

    The 2018 House on line registration will be available the first week in July.  The Fall season will open with practices beginning the week of Sept 11th with games scheduled to start the weekend of Oct 5-6 and ending with the House playoffs the last weekend of February.  We plan, based on registrations, to field teams in all age groups this season. Early registration will begin the first week of July and end on September 1st.  We are expecting a good turnout this year and early registration is recommended.  Cross Ice Mites will be $595 and all other divisions will be $950.  When registering there will be a first payment at registration with the balance of 3 payments spread over Sept/Oct/Nov.

    All fees must be paid online through the web site.  As in years past if you register and pay the first payment  and later decide to not play then the first payment is fully refundable prior to the first practices.

    Also, all jersey requests will be handled at Iceland.  That will open up for orders in August.

    Select and Tournament team registration information will be posted soon.

    UPCOMING INFORMATION

    Due to low registrations and feedback that many mite families are on vacation this week we are going to push the start to next Saturday June 30

     

    Due to low registration numbers there will be 3 on 3 Pond for the Elementary group at 6:00pm only.  At 7:00 there will be BN and Mg Pickup
    Cross Ice Mites will still begin this Saturday at 3:00pm.  For the HS players who registered and paid will receive a credit to their credit card Payment.

    Summer 3 on 3 begins the week of June 11th(NOW JUNE !8)-info article below

    Elementary (2008-2009)             Tuesday 6:00pm  $140

    Jr Varsity  (2005-2006-2007)       Tuesday 7:00pm pickup

    High School  (2004 and older)      Tuesday 7:00pm pickup

    Fall Hockey Details-The fall hockey House program and Select programs will be posted next week.  The House program will begin the week of September 11th and games beginning the weekend of Sept 29 or Oct 6th.  Early registrations will open in July.  AS in years past, there is a registration fee  with the balance payable in payments Sept, Oct, Nov.  All details will be posted next week.

    Select and Tournament Teams-Select teams at the Squirt and Peewee levels will play in the CHL league.  Bantam and Midget Tournament teams will play an independent tournament schedule.  There will also be a Cross Ice Mite Jamboree team participating with other CHL Mites teams.  The Select and Tournament teams will have evaluations/tryouts in August.  Players will be required to register for these tryouts and that registration will be available in July also.  More details to follow.

    A big change this year will be jersey ordering.  We are going to return to what we did in the past and all jerseys will be handled in house at Iceland.  Jerseys will be in stock and numbers and nameplates added at the rink.  We will also stock the new lightweight socks for those interested.

    More details will be posted next week.  Both the PYHA and HRYHA boards are meeting over the weekend to finalize Fall details.

    SUMMER POND 3 ON 3 HOCKEY

    The summer Pond Hockey season will begin the week of June 11.  There will be 8 games with a 3 on 3 format.  This is a no check format with three 12 minute periods.  There will be a 8 game on lie or a 4 game option at Iceland.  

    Season starts the week of June 11 and registration is now open.

    All games will be two 20 minute run time periods using a 3 on 3 format. This is a continuous play event with no check and penalty shots for any penalty infractions.  Any deliberate check will be game ejection.

    Age groups will be limited to 22 players total.

    Cross Ice mites will be 2010 and younger and will play their games on Saturday 3:00pm beginning June 16th.   $125.00

    There is a total of 8 weeks of play.  Any player request to move up or down an age group must be approved by Adam Danforth, Hockey Director.

    The Registration form is on line.  Any questions can be directed either to Adam Danforth at coachadanforth@gmail.com or Rich Appleby at richappleby08@gmail.com.

    ICELAND MAINTENANCE UPDATE

    Iceland is preparing to replace the ice making equipment soon.  The current water cooling ice system that uses compressors, chiller barrel and a water tower, is being converted to an air cooled system which does not use compressors or a water tower. This is a major upgrade to the ice making system.  In preparation for this,  major electrical and piping work must be done.  As a result Iceland will be operating on a reduced schedule for the next couple of weeks.  The Spring Pond hockey program will not be affected by this. Iceland will be posting their activity schedules at www.iceland.goalline.ca.  

    SELECT AND TOURNAMENT TEAMS

    Players interested in participating in the Fall Season Select and Tournament teams are invited to attend the interest skates May 5th and 6th.  The following is the schedule:

    Saturday May 5  4:10-5:10  Bn and Mg players

                             5:25-6:25  Sqt and PW players

    Sunday May 6    10:30-11:30  Bn and Mg

                            11:45-12:45  Sqt and PW

    The next sessions will not be held until August so we encourage all interested players to attend and meet the coaches and staff.

    2018-2019 MG tournament Team

    The 2018-19 Mg tournament team is preparing for next season.  The 2018-2019 MG Tournament team season runs from late August – late February and includes 22x practices and 4x tournaments.  Evaluation sessions are scheduled for August 25/26 to finalize the team roster and practices will begin the following week.

    If your player is interested in a competitive and high intensity hockey experience next season, please join us for on-ice sessions Saturday and Sunday, May 5 4:10pm/May 6 10:30am to meet the Iceland staff, team coaches and receive further information on the 2018-2019 season plan.  

    The Mg Tournament team and BN Tournament team will be sharing this ice time.  

    2018-2019 BN Tournament team

    Fresh off of a successful 2017-2018 season, the Bantam / 14U tournament team is already preparing for next season.  The 2018-2019 BN Tournament team season runs from late August – late February and includes 22x practices, 4x tournaments, and multiple exhibition games.  Evaluation sessions are scheduled for August 25/26 to finalize the team roster and practices will begin the following week.

    If your 2004/2005 player is interested in a competitive and high intensity hockey experience next season, please join us for on-ice sessions Saturday and Sunday, May 5/6 to meet the Iceland staff, team coaches and receive further information on the 2018-2019 season plan.  Thank you!   

    SPRING POND HOCKEY

    DUE TO VB SPRING BREAK WEEK, THE START OF THE SPRING POND HOCKEY WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF APRIL 10TH.  DETAILS AND REGISTRATION TO BE POSTED MONDAY NIGHT.

    Spring Pond Hockey details will be published Sunday March 11th.  The Pond hockey season will begin the week of April 2nd and run eight weeks.  Pond Hockey games are based on 4 on 4 no check.  Dates, times, divisions and costs will be posted Sunday and the registration will be available Sunday.

    FEB PRACTICES AND GAMES

    Below are the practice and game times for February.  The start of the playoff games are highlighted in red and the balance of the playoffs will be posted for the first weekend of March.  Remember that the EVHL playoffs are based on the Buffalo points system where points are awarded by period and game.

    FALL HOUSE AND SELECT PROGRAMS

    The details on the Fall House and Select/Tournament programs will be posted this week.  The Early Fall House Registration will be active the first week of July and we are expecting a big turnout for next season.  Early registration will assist in determining player counts and team counts along with the PYHA program.  As in past years, the initial deposit will be $150 with payments for the balance beginning in September.  All registrations will be required to be done on-line.

    The Fall practice season will be gin September 12th and games begin the first weekend of October.  

    The Select and Tournament team registration will also be posted the first week of July.  This program is open of all House registered players.  Cross Ice Mites, Squirts, and PeeWees will participate in the CHL program.  Bantam and Midgets will participate in selected tournaments scheduled by their coaches.