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MASS/CONN UNITED: THE LEADER IN PLAYER DEVELOPMENT!!!

Mass/Conn United was founded on the premise that youth hockey players, boys and girls, would benefit greatly from a development model that provides all aspects of training within one program. Mass/Conn United will offer the area’s best coaching staff, advanced training for skaters and goalies, video review sessions, parent/player guidance, academic support and community relations opportunities.
 

by posted 10/05/2017
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by posted 10/05/2017
The Leader in Player Development..... WANTS YOU!!!
 
2017-'18 SEASON
 
Mass/Conn United has Full Time player openings on the following teams:
 
Connecticut Jr. Huskies
2007 Elite
 
Springfield Jr. Thunderbirds
2003 Tier 1
2006 Tier 1
2007 Tier 1
 
New England Jr. Falcons
***Full Ice Mites***
2009 Tier 1
2010 Elite
Mite Futures
 
Mass/Conn United is also looking for Alternate players for many of its teams.
 
Prospective players interested in Mass/Conn United should contact:
 
Keith Hillebrecht ( ) or RJ Gates ( )
 
Mass/Conn United is a proud member of the Eastern Hockey Federation;
the BEST youth hockey league in the East!!!
 
Mass/Conn United teams offer:
Great Hockey Development
The Best Competition
Professional Coaching
Two Practices per week
Optional Skill Clinics
Goalie Training
Known Game Schedules - Posted Before Start of the Season
Weekly Online Game Results
Online Standings
Great Playoffs
Full Ice Mites
 
Check out where some of our players have gone:
 

ALUMNI LISTS

Jr. Falcons (Jr. Huskies / Jr. Thunderbirds)

BOYS        GIRLS

Mass/Conn United: The Leader in Player Development

by posted 08/30/2017
Connecticut Jr. Huskies Novice Program

 

 

 
CONNECTICUT JR. HUSKIES LEARN TO SKATE/PLAY
 
The Jr. Huskies Learn to Skate/Play program will skate at Enfield Twin Rinks on Saturday mornings.
 
Register in advance or anytime throughout the season.

Session I - Ten Weeks (LTS) - REGISTER HERE!
10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9 & 12/16

Session II - Ten Weeks (LTS/LTP)
1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/29, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3 & 3/10
 
EQUIPMENT PACKAGES AVAILABLE TO THE FIRST 16 PLAYERS
Contact Cara O'Connor at 
 
 
CONNECTICUT JR. HUSKIES MITE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (IN-HOUSE MITES)
 

PROGRAM OUTLINE

USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM)

2009 birth year and younger
Learn to Skate program is a prerequisite

The Jr. Huskies MDP program runs September 9, 2017 thru March 10, 2018

FUN! - Hockey should be fun for the player

The kids should love to come to the rink whether it’s for practice or for a game
Skills will be the emphasis
Practice will be run as a clinic environment
Players will be kept active by dividing into stations and working with players of equal skill
Small area games will be used frequently
Reinforcement of previous lessons and repetition are key to acquiring the basic skills needed to advance the player
Equal or balanced ice time for game situations
 
 
TRAINING SESSIONS
Twice per week: Friday @ 4:50 PM and Saturday @ 9:00 AM
Fifty minute sessions
Five month season
Cross ice games will be incorporated beginning in November
 
SKATING SKILLS
Basic stance - proper posture; knees bent, back straight, head up, stick on ice
Getting back to your feet after a fall
Two foot glide
One foot glide
T-push
Glide turns – inside/outside edge control
Crossovers
Stopping, V- stop, hockey stop - one foot and two feet
Forward stride
Backward C-cut
 
PUCK SKILLS
Proper grip of stick
Stick-handling
Passing – forehand/backhand
Receiving – forehand/backhand
Shooting – forehand/backhand
 
TEAM SKILLS
Players will learn to function as a team by doing drills together and interacting both on and off the ice
Respect for players, coaches, official and parents
Listening at all times
Positions - NONE
 
EQUIPMENT
   Proper sizing of all equipment is essential for player safety and playing effectiveness
Skates- must fit properly; used skates are OK
Helmet, with mask
Gloves
Stick- cut at the nose when standing on skates. Wooden sticks are good at this age
Shin pads
Elbow pads
Undergarment layers
Protective cup
Hockey socks or sweat pants
Garter belt or shorts with Velcro to hold up socks
Hockey pants
Jersey (Provided by NE Jr. Falcons)
 
 
For new and used equipment packages, contact Dan Bouchard or Keith Nadeau at DK's Hockey and Lacrosse Superstore.
Participants in the Jr. Falcons’ LTS will receive a 10% discount on all packages.

DK's Hockey and Lacrosse Superstore
1 Prior Road
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 265-7790
 
For more information, please contact
Cara O'Connor at (413) 519-7824 or email ( )

by posted 06/26/2017
NHL Draft 2017: Detroit Red Wings select '99 Petruzzelli

Mass/Conn United would like to congratulate alumnus '99 Keith Petruzzelli on his 3rd round selection by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.  Keith's journey to the Red Wings included several years within the New England Jr. Falcons, now Mass/Conn United, development model.  He joins '98 Jake Ryczek as Mass/Conn United alumni drafted in the last two NHL drafts.  Keith will head to Quinnipiac University this fall, along with older brother and fellow alumnus '97 DJ.

Keith's New England Jr. Falcons '99 Elite team was recently inducted into the Gary Dineen Legacy Hall of Fame.  READ MORE 

Congratulations to Dave, Kathy, DJ and the entire Petruzzelli family!!!

Click HERE to read more about Keith's selection.


by posted 06/26/2017
Gary Dineen Legacy Hall of Fame Announcement


by posted 06/14/2017