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Hockey New Brunswick will be hosting a Coaches Seminar on August 12th and 13th at the University of New Brunswick. The Seminar will be run in conjunction with the Male U15 Hockey Development Festival. The HNB Coaches Seminar is intended to provide minor hockey coaches with resources, personal development, and networking opportunities. The two-day seminar will take place at the Wu Conference Center on the UNB Fredericton campus.

This event is open to all coaches of all levels. Presentations will be in the areas of skill development, sport psychology, team tactics, and player management. The seminar will also include an on ice session that will teach coaches to run a more efficient practice and demonstrate new drills and techniques.

Presenters for the seminar include:

Corey McNabb, Director of Player Development, Hockey Canada
Dr. David Scott, University of New Brunswick
Tom Coolen, Former NHL Assistant Coach, Olympic Coach

More presentations will be added in the coming weeks.

All coaches participating in this event will receive:
HNB Apparel
Coaching Resources
1 Lunch and Coaches Social

Cost for the event will be $50. Any coach requiring accommodations can pay an additional $50 for a room on the UNB Campus. See link to the Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Residence http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/residence/residences/epj.html

The Seminar will begin at 6:00pm on Friday, August 12th and conclude at 3:30pm on Saturday, August 13th.

To register, please select one of the following links:
Standard Registration: https://event.hockeycanada.ca/EMS/Event.aspx?eid=a5aed238-966e-4b2d-ab54-6354177e74ba

Registration with accommodations: https://event.hockeycanada.ca/EMS/Event.aspx?eid=36adcea8-0c82-40fb-8271-fa6253b42b95
Registration will close on July 25th.

For more information, please contact:
Nick Boudreau
Coordinator, Technical Programs

Pour diffusion immédiate : 13 juin 2016
Fredericton, Nouveau-Brunswick

Hockey Nouveau-Brunswick sera l’hôte d’un séminaire pour entraineurs les 12 et 13 aout à l’Université du Nouveau-Brunswick. Le séminaire sera offert en conjonction avec le Festival de développement du hockey masculin U15. Le séminaire pour entraineurs de HNB a pour but de présenter aux entraineurs de hockey mineur des outils utiles en plus de leur offrir une activité de réseautage doublée d’une activité de développement personnel. Le séminaire de deux jours sera offert au Centre de conférence Wu, sur le campus de l’UNB, à Fredericton.

Cette activité s’adresse aux entraineurs de tous les niveaux. Les présentations porteront entre autres sur le développement des habiletés, la psychologie sportive, les tactiques d’équipe et la gestion des joueurs. Il y aura également une séance sur glace où on enseignera aux entraineurs à organiser une séance de pratique plus efficace et où on fera la démonstration des nouveaux exercices et de nouvelles techniques.

Les animateurs de cet atelier seront notamment :
Corey McNabb, directeur du développement des joueurs, Hockey Canada
Prof. David Scott, Université du Nouveau-Brunswick
Tom Coolen, ancien entraineur adjoint à la LNH et entraineur olympique

Plus de présentations seront confirmées au cours des prochaines semaines.

Tous les entraineurs qui participeront à cet atelier recevront des vêtements portant le logo de HNB et des outils pour entraineurs, bénéficieront d’un (1) repas du midi gratuit et profiteront d’une occasion de réseautage.

Le cout de participation à cet atelier est de 50 $. Tout entraineur qui nécessite l’hébergement devra payer 50 $ de plus pour une chambre dans les résidences de l’UNB. Voici le lien au résidence Elizabeth Parr-Johnstonhttp://www.unb.ca/fredericton/residence/residences/epj.html

Pour inscrire, s’il vous plait choisi un des liens si-dessous:
Inscription generale: https://event.hockeycanada.ca/EMS/Event.aspx?eid=a5aed238-966e-4b2d-ab54-6354177e74ba

Inscription avec l’hebergement: https://event.hockeycanada.ca/EMS/Event.aspx?eid=36adcea8-0c82-40fb-8271-fa6253b42b95

La date limite d’inscription est le 25 juillet.

Pour en savoir plus, communiquez avec

Nick Boudreau
Coordonnateur des programmes techniques
506 453-0871


June 6, 2016

Dear Community Partners,

Beginning at 12:00 pm ET today, June 6, 2016, as the designated contact for your chapter, you will begin to see electronic applications for The Big Play funding for the 2016/2017 hockey season.

The attached quick reference document explains how you can access and process The Big Play submissions.

We look forward to a successful launch of The Big Play program in June. Should you have any questions, please contact your Regional Manager.

Jumpstart Operations

Download  Quick Reference


Le 6 juin 2016

Chers partenaires communautaires,

À compter de ce midi (HE), le 6 juin 2016, en tant que personne-ressource désignée de votre section, j’aimerais vous informer que vous commencerez à recevoir des demandes électroniques de financement dans le cadre du programme Le jeu gagnant pour la saison de hockey 2016-2017.

Le guide de référence rapide ci-joint explique comme consulter et traiter les demandes pour le programme Le jeu gagnant.

Nous comptons sur le lancement réussi du programme Le jeu gagnant en juin. Si vous avez des questions, veuillez communiquer avec votre directeur régional.

Service d’exploitation de Bon départ


Download  Quick Reference

Celebrating this seasons achievements

The Young Official of the Year went to Connor Lindsay. Congrats, Connor!

Midget C - Flakeboard (Arauco) Bisons
Most Dedicated – Curtis Snow
Mist Improved – Liam Cloney
Most Sportsmanlike – William Groom
Jack Woodcock Award – Benjamin Lee

Bantam C - Milltown Trucking Flames
Most Dedicated – Josh Cunningham
Mist Improved – Jonathan Wry
Most Sportsmanlike – Janelle Snow
Carl Speedy Award – Cody Tucke

Bantam B - Legion Cougars
Most Dedicated – Nikolas McCallum
Mist Improved – Dylan Day
Most Sportsmanlike – Gavin Parks
Manzer Duplisea Award – Kai Reichelt

PeeWee C - Canadian Tire Flyers
Most Dedicated – Mike Tucker
Mist Improved – Nick Legere
Most Sportsmanlike – Lilah Noddin
Art Lowe Award – Cameron Marshall

PeeWee A - Moffitt Dodge Storm
Most Dedicated – Chance Richardson
Mist Improved – Leah Carson
Most Sportsmanlike – Josh McCallum
Howie Douvall Award – Micah Landry

Atom C - REM Transport Firebirds
Most Dedicated – Greyson Stewart
Mist Improved – Mya Curran
Most Sportsmanlike – Aryc Lamb
Ian McMichael Award – Kameron McCann

Atom B-Ganong Grizzlies
Most Dedicated – Ben Cameron
Most Improved – Bronwyn Hatt
Most Sportsmanlike – Andrew Barnard
John Mitchell Award – Baylor White

The 3M Award for Excellence in Coaching went to Karl Lee of the Flakeboard (Auroco) Bisons. Well done, Karl! 

The Walter Murphy Award for Coaching went to Jason Smith of the Novice Two Rotary Wheels. Congrats, Jason! 

Congratulations to some of our major award winners tonight. Kai Reichelt was the recipient of the Don Sweeney Award as the Best Overall Defensive Player. Gavin Lindsay won the Jake Allen Award for Excellence in Goaltending and Ayden Arseneault won the Grant-Leavitt Award as the Best Overall Offensive Player

From a proud Coaching Staff to their team – Mission Accomplished; Well Deserved; Well Done – Congratulations – You are #1 in our eyes & your parents & fans!!! SNBMHL – Midget C Memorial Division CHAMPIONS!!!!

2016 Day of Champions


Skills Competition


Game schedules (SNBMHL) Click here to view.

Membership Registration Info

Welcome to the 2015 -2016 Minor Hockey Season.
Please read the following information carefully to understand our structure, fees, & commitments.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

REMEMBER:   children 4 years of age by Dec 31/15 are eligible to play Minor Hockey!!

FINAL Registration Date:    September 17, 2015 from 6:00–8:00 pm
Place:                           Garcelon civic center    
Contact:               Paula Gowan - Registrar @ 466-4126   
                             Chris Richardson – President @ 466-0007


2015/2016 Fee Structure
1st Time MINOR HOCKEY player:  Registration is FREE yet $70.00 is required for insurances, HNB tickets and Team Picture. (for more information on this contact the above)

One Player per Family                         $445.00
Two Players per Family                       $830.00
Three Players per Family                    $1180.00
Four or more players per family         $1320.00 cap
Above fees are to be increased by $50 for each player above Atom age in lieu of the Tag Day fundraising event.   All fees also include the costs of insurance, HNB tickets, and team photos.

This year there is an option to pay 50% of the total cost at registration with the remainder of the fee paid by Oct. 31/15. Postdated cheques for the 2nd payment are required at the time of registration.

Initiation, Novice & Atom age: all are required to perform fundraising through the Tag Day program.  If they cannot meet this requirement, a $50 fee will be collected at time of registration, over and above the dues noted above.  Please remember this is SSMHA’s most reliable method of fund raising to offset high costs.
Note:   Non residents must provide photocopy of current  medical insurance coverage at time of registration.  The player will not be permitted on ice until such is received

Late Fees:

A fee of $50 in addition to all regular fees will be applied at the discretion of the Registrar/Executive, if the registration is after the designated dates.

Provincial Fund Raising

All players are required to sell Hockey New Brunswick fundraising tickets. This is a program administered by Hockey New Brunswick.  The cost for these tickets has already been included in your Membership fee, therefore if you sell them, the money you receive is yours.
Tickets will sell for $3 each and each player is issued 10 tickets.  The ticket stubs must be turned into the player’s coach no later than November 30/15. 

Registration Reminder

Hockey Coaches Needed

Are you interested in coaching hockey?  If so, St. Stephen Minor Hockey is looking for coaches for the upcoming season. 

Coaches are needed for all levels, from Initiation to Midget. 

If interested in coaching, please complete the online form here or download the application form here and email to Josh Hatt, jhatt@nbpower.com

For additional information or questions, please contact Josh Hatt, jhatt@nbpower.com.

Coach application deadline for the upcoming season is September 7th, 2015.  Please submit your application. 

St. Stephen Minor Hockey would like to thank all the 2014-2015 coaches and volunteers for the dedication and support.  SSMHA does not exist without volunteers like yourselves.

Gear Swap

Our Sponsors

Tim Hortons
Southern Sanitation
Moffitt Dodge
Guy R Day
Canadian Tire
Royal Canadian Legion
Milltown Trucking
Arauco (Flakeboard)

SNBMHL will be hosting a Juvenile C division for the 2015-2016 season

Available to Players Under 20 years, DOB before December 31st 2015. Born 95-97
Players are invited from Sussex to St. Stephen
Players from SJ and St. Andrews Community College's and UNBSJ are eligible
4-6 Teams playing out of Saint John arena's, Peter Murray, Gorman and LBR
20 week season beginning in October
2 games a week - Mon thru Thursday evenings after 9pm
No Games the weeks of Christmas and March Break
No practices
Teams will be selected by a draft process - considerations will be made for players
traveling outside of the City
Registration will be handled by Saint John Youth and Lancaster Minor Hockey
Will try to keep registration Under $300
Will fall under Minor Rules
- Required to wear cage
- Bench Certification would be coach stream for HC & AC - one person needs
safety, and everyone needs speak-out or Respect in Sport.
- Any violation for the use of alcohol will lead to expulsion from the league
Further details to follow.

For more info or to express your interest, please contact Tony Simpson at tonysimpson72@icloud.com

Online Registration


Association Fundraising

Fundraising to offset the high costs of running our Minor Hockey Program is an essential part of everyone’s commitment to our players and the game.  New ideas and offers to help by taking lead roles are always welcomed and greatly appreciated. Please note that at Registration this year, we will be asking for volunteers from all age groups – players and parents – to be added to a calling list to help with fund raising events.

Note: All players must participate or the fundraiser fee will be applied.


Monthly Meetings

Regular monthly meetings will be held every second Tuesday of each month, at 6:30 pm at the Moosehead room at the Civic center.  Each team must have a representative attend the meetings to vote on motions as well as bring back information to the teams players and parents. Parents are encouraged to attend these meetings to remain informed on the activities of the Association.

If membership is limited, registrants will be accepted based on their date
& time of registration (first in).

Age Categories - (as of Dec 31/15)                                                                      
INITIATION:           4 – 6 YRS       (DOB) 2009-2011
NOVICE :                  7 – 8 YRS       (DOB) 2007-2008
ATOM:                      9 – 10 YRS     (DOB) 2005-2006
PEEWEE:                 11 – 12 YRS   (DOB) 2003-2004
BANTAM:                 13 – 14 YRS   (DOB) 2001-2002
MIDGET:                  15 – 17 YRS   (DOB) 1998-2000

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