Ready to hit the ICE!!

We hope everyone has had a great summer and enjoyed some much needed time-off. MDMHA is getting ready to kick-off another fun filled season of hockey.

For those registered for the Hockey School (different than our Skills program) it will run for 4 consecutive days at the Millbrook Community Centre on Sept. 6-9.

Try-outs for the Rep teams will follow, running 3 consecutive days from Sept. 11-13.

NOTE for Hockey School- Volunteers (parents) in the Mite/Tyke group are always welcome and greatly appreciated. Please bring your skates and help out the kids.

Below is the schedule for the Hockey School: followed by the Try-out Schedule

Mite, Tyke & Novice

Sat. Sept. 6, 10am-11am

Sun. Sept. 7, 12pm-1pm

Mon. Sept. 8, 6pm-7pm

Tues. Sept. 9, 6pm-7pm

Atom & Minor Peewee

Sat. Sept. 6, 11am-12pm

Sun. Sept. 7, 1pm - 2pm

Mon. Sept. 8, 7pm-8pm

Tues. Sept. 9, 7pm-8pm

Major Peewee & Bantam

Sat. Sept. 6, 12pm-1pm

Sun. Sept. 7, 2pm-3pm

Mon. Sept. 8, 8pm-9pm

Tues. Sept. 9, 8pm-9pm

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Try-out Schedule will be as follows:

Atom Rep

Thurs. Sept. 11, 6pm - 7pm

Fri. Sept. 12, 6pm - 7pm

Sat. Sept. 13, 10am-11am

Peewee Rep

Thurs. Sept. 11, 7pm - 8pm

Fri. Sept. 12, 7pm - 8pm

Sat. Sept. 13, 11am-12pm

Bantam Rep

Thurs. Sept. 11, 8pm-9pm

Fri. Sept. 12, 8pm-9pm

Sat. Sept. 13, 12pm-1pm

Our regular hockey program will begin full time on Mon. Sept. 15. Please stay tuned to the online schedule for updates coming soon.

Get Started In Hockey With IP

MDMHA has decided to restructure our Mite program to follow the Hockey Canada lead for the benefit of developing our youngest players. Below and attached is some information that support our decision and the reasons why this change will help improve and encourage our young players to want to continue playing this great sport.

OMHA Initiation Program Details

“The Initiation Program is Hockey Canada’s premiere ‘Learn to Play’ program for players beginning hockey and is the foundation of skills development for hockey in the OMHA. The OMHA believes that players who learn the skills of the game are more inclined to enjoy playing. If they have the skills to play, they will love the game.”

“Hockey Canada developed the Initiation Program to make children’s first contact with hockey a safe and positive experience. It’s structured, learn-to-play hockey program designed to introduce beginners to the game’s basic skills. It enables participants to become contributing members of a team effort, develop self-confidence, and experience a sense of personal achievement. These goals are achieved in the atmosphere of fun and fair play.”

Benefits of the Initiation Program include:

  • More Puck Touches
  • Maximum Ice Usage
  • Increased Competition for all Players
  • Fun for all Participants

For more information on OMHA's IP program please click the link below: http://www.omha.net/page/show/885500-initiation-program.

Additional In-Person Registration

MDMHA has decided to hold one more night of hockey registration, so if you wish to play, or have some questions you would like answered before registering, please take advantage of this opportunity. Team decisions will be happening very soon and we need to have accurate registration numbers to help make the right choices.

This registration will take place on: Thursday August 21, 2014 at the Lion's Den from 7:00 - 9:00pm.

Special General Meeting

Due to some recent changes within the Executive, MDMHA will be holding a General Meeting to seek nominations and vote on two positions that have been vacated

This General Meeting will take place at the beginning of our upcoming monthly Executive Meeting which will take place on:

Wednesday June 4, 2014 at the Lion's Den at 7:30pm.

We are seeking nominations for the position of Fundraising Convenor and Referee in Chief, and both positions will be for one year (the remainder of the term). The vote will be conducted at 7:30pm, just prior to the monthly Executive Meeting

If you are interested in any of the above positions please contact any current member of the Executive for more information on the duties of a position and to indicate your wish to be nominated.

We encourage everyone to attend and be a part of your minor hockey association.

Executive Meeting Agenda

The May Executive meeting is 7:30pm tonight at the Lion's Den on County Road 10.

Download the agenda

The Millbrook Atom White Stars have had a successful season starting with their A Championship win in the Dorchester Tournament in December where the team went undefeated.

Millbrook also took home the "EE" Consolation Championship in the Peterborough Atom Lift Lock Tournament the following month.

In more recent action, the team won the "A" Championship of the Tri-County Hockey League, defeating Sturgeon Lakes Atom Black Thunder 3-2 in overtime in the championship game.

Team members include Emily Clark, Chris Corkery, Ian Greenough, Owen Hartwick, Nathan Hooton, Gil Hunter, Tyler Lorette, Corbyn MacDonald, Taryn Madill, Avery McFadden, Gavin McKeown, Ty Reffo-McFadden , Cole Simpson, Alexander Vanbeek and Ben Westlake with head coach Rob Hooton, assistant coach Kim Hartwick, manager John MacDonald, trainer Mary Ann Hooton and assistant trainer Glen Hunter. The team treasurer is Jen McKeown.

MDMHA 2013/2014 Year-End Banquet

This year's banquet will be held on April 27 and will again take place at Baxter Creek Golf Club. It will also be divided into 3 seatings as follows:

Mites & Tykes -- 11am

Novices & Atoms -- 1pm

Peewees, Bantams & Midgets -- 3pm

MDMHA will be covering meal costs for Player's, Coaching staff and Executive members.

The Mites and Tykes will be dining on Chicken Fingers and French Fries while the Novices through Midgets will be feasting on Hamburgers and Fries. This year's adult meals will consist of Chicken Pot Pie with gravy, accompanied by a baked potato and salad. A selection of refreshments and desserts will also be included.

Additional kid's meals may be purchased in advance at $7.00/meal, and the adult meals will be $14.00/meal.

There will be NO food substitutions for kid's meals between sittings; however, if any player or family have an allergy or are vegetarian's please let your team manager know ASAP. Baxter Creek will accommodate within reason.

All orders must be received and paid for by MARCH 31st. If you have not ordered/paid by this date you are still welcome to attend the Banquet but meals cannot be ordered through MDMHA.

There will be an opportunity for you to register for the 2014/2015 hockey season as well and take advantage of making payments through the summer.

**UPDATE** Meeting location has changed. The AGM will now be at:

Oakwood Arena - Upstairs

Same date and time as below.

A quick reminder for anyone that is interested in attending the Three County Hockey League's AGM. It will be held on:

Wed. April 9th, 7pm at the Oakwood Arena - Upstairs

All are welcome to attend.

Welcome Our New Executive

I wanted to thank everyone who came out to this year's AGM. It was nice to see such a good turnout from our membership. We covered a lot of ground which helped improve the ease and clarity of our constitution.

Thank-you to all Executive Members for all the hard work you have put into our association over the years. For those that are stepping down, I wish you all the best, but know that you will be thinking of the rest of us on the first Wed. of every month.

I am also looking forward to working with the remainder of the current Exec. as well as the new members that stepped up and were voted into the vacant positions. I'm positive that next season will be another great year for MDMHA.

The following individuals were elected during this year's AGM:

Vice President --------------- Marc Doucet

Treasurer --------------------- Lynda Mallon

Secretary --------------------- Jennifer Robbins

OMHA Contact --------------- Patrick Benson

LL Contact ------------------- John MacDonald

Tournament Manager ------ Kym Dunlop

Ice Scheduler ---------------- Peter Haase

Team Official Coord. ------- Greg Booth

Timekeeper/Gatekeeper -- Jessica Hicks

Skills Coord.------------------ Kaury Jones

The 2014 MDMHA Annual General Meeting will be held on:

Wednesday March 26, 2014 at the Lion's Den at 7:30pm.

We will be hearing reports on our hockey program, voting on the Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, and electing our leaders and volunteers for next year.

Here are 3 documents to review:

Local League Play-offs in Full Swing

As you may or may not know, most of our Local League teams are well into their respective play-off rounds. If you're looking to watch some exciting hockey, check out our Schedule page and then head on down to the arena and cheer on the home team!

2014 Annual General Meeting

The 2014 MDMHA Annual General Meeting will be held on:

Wednesday March 26, 2014 at the Lion's Den at 7:30pm.

The term for the following positions are up for election as per our Constitution:

Vice-President

Secretary

Treasurer

OMHA Contact

Tournament Convener

Team Officials Coordinator

Skills Development Convener

In addition to the above, the following positions will also be vacated at the end of the current MDMHA year:

Timekeeper/Gatekeeper Coordinator

Ice Scheduler

If you are interested in any of the above positions please contact any current member of the Executive for more information on the duties of a position and to indicate your wish to be nominated.

The Executive hopes to have a list of proposed changes to the Constitution posted to the website in addition to a posting at the arena shortly after our next Executive meeting.

We encourage everyone to attend and be a part of your minor hockey association.

CONGRATULATIONS REP TEAMS!

Congratulations to our Atom and Peewee Rep teams for a fantastic job in winning their respective series, both of which were against Brock.

Our Atom Rep team made a definite statement in their convincing 5-1 victory in game # 4 at the Millbrook Arena on Tuesday evening. They are in it, to win it, and are taking no prisoners.

Once our Peewee Rep team got going, there wasn't much that Brock could do. After a tough 1st game loss at home, our boys tightened their skates a little bit more and came back winning the next three in a row to end the series in game # 4 on the road.

Both teams are looking forward to their quarter final series against Centre Hastings. The Peewees get underway on Friday Feb. 7 at 8pm in Millbrook, with the rest of their series games posted on their online schedule. The Atoms' series has not yet been finalized, but should be starting shortly. Please stay tuned to their online schedule for upcoming games.

2013 Amalgamation Vote - Results

Manvers Results: 63 votes cast. 62 votes for, 1 against = 98.4% in favour.

Millbrook Results: 105 votes cast. 51 votes for, 54 against = 48.6% in favour.

The motion does not pass.

Based on these results, our two associations will not be amalgamating.

Thanks very much to both amalgamation committees for all of your hard work, diligence and above all patience through this process. Thanks also to all of the committed members of both associations who came out to the information nights and this evening's vote.

*** UPDATE *** Voting Extension

As we hope you are all aware, the date for our Amalgamation Vote was chosen and communicated in September. Just recently, the location was confirmed. After our final Information meeting was held, the Amalgamation Committee decided to extend the hours of the vote to allow more time for our members to stop in and cast their votes. These new times are reflected below. Our Vote will occur on:

Dec. 9 from 5:00-10:00pm

and will be held at:

Bethany United Church

We strongly encourage all of you to stop by and have your say.

Best Regards,

Your Amalgamation Committee

Email Millbrook Hockey

Have something to say? A story to tell? Let us know at:

contact@millbrookhockey.com

2014/2015 Registration

Forms

In-person Registration

Completed registration forms and cheques may be handed in at the AGM.

A registration table will be available at the year-end banquet on Sunday April 27th at Baxter Creek Golf Club.

In person ONE day only - Thursday May 15, 2013 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, at the Millbrook Lion's Den.

Early registration can include a payment plan of April 1, May 1, June 1, July 1, August 1, Sept 1 – Late registrations received after June 20th 2013 are subject to a late fee of $50.

Mailing address

Mail completed forms and payment before June 20th, 2013 to:

Millbrook Minor Hockey
PO Box 331
Millbrook, ON
L0A 1G0

PLEASE DO NOT drop off your completed registration at the registrars home!

2014/2015 Age Groupings

Year of Birth Age Grouping
2011, 2010, 2009 Mites
2008, 2007 Tykes
2006 Novice
2005, 2004 Atom
2003, 2002 Peewee
2001, 2000 Bantam
1999, 1998, 1997 Midget
1996, 1995, 1994 Juvenile

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Tournament Schedule

  • Atom - November 2, 2013
  • PeeWee - November 9, 2013
  • Bantam (body contact) - December 7, 2013
  • Tyke - January 4, 2014
  • Mite - January 18, 2014
  • Midget (body contact) - February 7-9, 2014
  • Novice - February 22, 2014

For further information please contact Kym Dunlop (phone: 705-932-3311).

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