Welcome to the Northern Lights Girls Hockey Website!
Players with the Northern Lights come from Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Connecticut Northern Lights teams compete at the highest level in state, regional and national play as members of the New England Girls Hockey League and the Connecticut Hockey Conference. However, the Northern Lights also provide multiple opportunities for girls who are looking for a less serious or more recreational commitment to participate in the sport of ice hockey.
Many of our Lights participated in the Girl's Pro / Prep Skills Development camp in Simsbury last week where they got to meet, socialize and skate with Meghan Duggan, US Olympic Team Captain. Here are a few pictures of the girls with Meghan and her silver medals!
The 2014 Northern Lights 1st Annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, October 17, 2014 at Blue Fox Run with dinner to follow. This is sure to be a fun, worthwhile event that brings together our friends, families and coworkers to raise money for our organization.
We are pleased to announce that our Foundation Program starts on October 18th!
The Connecticut Northern Lights Girls Hockey Foundation program is a girls-only hockey program serving Northern Connecticut. In the Foundation Program, our goal is to teach girls the fundamentals of ice hockey – skating, stick handling, passing and shooting – while emphasizing skill development, cooperation, fair play, fitness, safety, and most importantly, fun!
Age: For girls age 4 thru 9 (born during 2005 – 2010) No experience required!
Session I: Begins October 18 through November 2
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
Sundays at 7:30 a.m.
Session II: Begins January 3 through January 18
Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.
Sundays at 7:30 a.m.
Following completion of the FREE Foundation program, girls can enroll in the Northern Lights developmental program for a nominal fee.
Where: International Skating Center of CT (ISCC) – Simsbury, CT.
Cost:FREE! Includes a Northern Lights hockey jersey.
Equipment: JAM Pro Shop (located at ISCC) is offering a starter equipment package that includes skates, helmet and hockey gloves (youth sizes only) for $125. Players should visit the Pro Shop two weeks prior to their first session to be sized.
Registration will be available soon on our website.
All - more information about the New England Girls Festival - see below. Information for '02s and '03s is still forthcoming!
The New England District will be holding a combined, multi-state, one day tryout for selection to the NE District Girls Festival (March 20-22, 2015) on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Tri-Town Ice in Hooksett, NH. The following birth years will attend the November 2 tryout:
1 2001 7:10 AM 8:25 AM
1 2001 8:35 AM 9:50 AM
1 1999 10:00 AM 11:15 AM
1 1999 11:25 AM 12:40 PM
1 2001 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
1 1999 3:10 PM 4:10 PM
2 2000 7:25 AM 8:40 AM
2 2000 8:50 AM 10:05 AM
2 1998 10:15 AM 11:30 AM
2 1998 11:40 AM 12:55 PM
2 2000 2:15 PM 3:15 PM
2 1998 3:25 PM 4:25 PM
Girls who are selected for the NE District Festival after the first morning tryout (note there are 2 tryout times for each group - morning & afternoon) will be notified at the rink shortly after the tryout is complete. Girls who who do not make the first round will be required to attend a second tryout (Afternoon) later in the day. Once registration closes we will assign each player a tryout time and notify you via the email you provide on the registration form.
Each age group will have a specific on ice evaluation by a group of independent hockey evaluators. The cutoff for online registration ($60) will be October 20, 2014. The walk-in registration fee is $125.
The 2002/2003 birth years will remain an in state tryout for the 14/15 season. Information about these tryouts will be distributed by each respective state.
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Great job by the girls in Marlboro this weekend. The U14 team won its division with an exciting 2-1 double overtime win over the Connecticut Yankees. Kelly Worthington had the game winner on the power play.
The U19 team made into the playoffs on Sunday before dropping hard fought contest against the 1 seed by virtue of a spectacular comeback Saturday night against the Jr. Lockmonsters. Down 2-0 with 4 minutes to go, Emily Corrales scored 3 goals in 3 minutes to give the Summer Lights the 3-2 win.
Though they managed only one tie, the U12 team played gritty all weekend against largely more experienced opponents.