December 2, 2008

Deadline Nearing For Free Hockey Clinic

 

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University along with the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), FSN, RBK, the Detroit Red Wings, Tim Horton’s and Perani’s Hockey World are hosting a “Have Fun, Play Hockey” clinic at the Berry Events Center, which is the home of the NMU Wildcats hockey team. The free clinic, open to boys and girls ages 5-11, who have not played organized hockey, is set for Thursday, Dec. 11 from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Pre-registration is required. The clinic is limited to the first 50 participants who sign up. 
All equipment including skates and a stick will be provided to participants, who must pre-register for the clinic. Members of the NMU hockey team will assist with the clinic to mentor players on and off the ice.
“We are really excited to once again offer the opportunity for boys and girls to experience the fun of hockey for the first time by taking part in a ‘Have Fun, Play Hockey’ clinics,” said CCHA Commissioner Tom Anastos. “Over the first three years of this program, more than 1,500 kids have had a chance to experience the fun of hockey for the very first time and we take great pride in our role facilitating that experience for them.”
To enter for a chance to be selected for the clinic, please fill out a registration form on-line: http://ccha.cstv.com/sports/m-hockey/spec-rel/hockey-is-fun-form-08-09.html by Dec. 5, 2008. 
A link is also available on the NMU web site:  http://webb.nmu.edu/SportsAthletics/Sports/MensHockey/Home.shtml.
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
906-227-1013