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2018 Mass/Conn United Training Camp

Mass/Conn United has announced Training Camp dates for the upcoming 2018-'19 season. MCU will host Camp for all Connecticut Jr. Huskies, Springfield Jr. Thunderbirds and New England Jr. Falcons teams at Enfield Twin Rinks during the weekend of August 24-26, 2018.

Click HERE to view the 2018 Mass/Conn United Training Camp schedule.


by posted 06/21/2018
Mass/Conn United: Summer 3v3 League
Mass/Conn United: 3v3 Summer League
Mass/Conn United Training Center

 

Every Sunday - June 24th through August 12th

 

Boys

Mites  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Squirts  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pee Wee  4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Bantams  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
Girls
U12  4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
U14  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Two cross ice games per day

​​Each player receives a jersey

Goalies FREE!!! - GOALIES ARE FULL FOR THIS SESSION - WAITLIST ONLY

 

Cost $159

 

 
Mass/Conn United Training Center
153 Springfield Street
Agawam, MA
(413) 301-6040

by posted 06/07/2018
Connecticut Jr. Huskies Novice Program

 

 
CONNECTICUT JR. HUSKIES LEARN TO SKATE/PLAY
 
The Connecticut Jr. Huskies Learn to Skate/Play program will skate at Enfield Twin Rinks on
Saturday mornings at 8:00 AM, beginning October 6, 2018.
 
REGISTER NOW or anytime throughout the season.

Session I - Ten Weeks (LTS)
10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8 & 12/15

Session II - Ten Weeks (LTS/LTP)

1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2 & 3/9
 
***Jersey provided by Connecticut Jr. Huskies***
 
EQUIPMENT PACKAGES AVAILABLE TO THE FIRST 16 PLAYERS
 
For more information, please contact
Carol Lessard at (860) 745-2461 or 
CONNECTICUT JR. HUSKIES MITE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
(IN-HOUSE MITES)
 

The Connectitut Jr. Huskies MDP program runs September 8, 2018 thru March 9, 2019

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE

USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM)

2010 birth year and younger
Learn to Skate program is a prerequisite

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: Saturday @ 9:00 AM and One Weekday Evening (Day/Time TBD)
Fifty minute sessions
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 Connecticut Jr. Huskies***
 
 
For new and used equipment packages, contact Dan Bouchard or Keith Nadeau at DK's Hockey Shop.
Participants in the Connecticut Jr. Huskies’ Novice Program will receive a 10% discount on all packages.

DK's Hockey Shop
1 Prior Road
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 265-7790

For more information, please contact
Carol Lessard at (860) 745-2461 or 

by posted 06/01/2018
Mass/Conn United - USA Hockey Camp Selections

Congratulations to the Mass/Conn United players nominated to attend USA Hockey’s Select Camps this summer!

Mass/Conn United continues to show the way in player development in the Northern Connecticut and Western Massachusetts area. The following players have played a significant portion of their youth hockey careers with our teams.  Our program is where these players developed!!

MASS HOCKEY (BOYS)

Kennedy O'Connor (01)

MASS HOCKEY (GIRLS)

Jordan Kowalski (02)

Marykate O’Brien (02)

Sophia Jones (03)

Teaghan Hall (03)

Hailey Tullo (03)

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT – CONNECTICUT (GIRLS)

Mandy Busky (02)

Grace Caligiuri (03)

Kayla Clark (03)

Zoe Pincelli (03)

Sophia Testa (03)

Ellie Traggio (03)

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT – RHODE ISLAND (GIRLS)

Cora Webber (03)


by posted 05/29/2018
Mass/Conn United - Roster Openings
Mass/Conn United has limited roster spots available, for full and part-time players, on the following teams:

Springfield Jr. Thunderbirds

U18 Tier 1 Half Season

U16 Tier 1 Half Season

06 Tier 1

U10 Girls

New England Jr. Falcons

11 Elite (Full Ice)

Western Mass Wizards

06 AAA


Interested players should contact:
Boys
Keith Hillebrecht: 
 Girls
Carol Lessard: 

 
                                    

by posted 05/23/2018
MASS/CONN UNITED TOURNAMENT SERIES

Enfield Twin Rinks

Sponsored By

 
 
July 20 - 22, 2018

Adult (A/B, Upper/Lower C, Over 40, Women)

 
August 17 - 19, 2018

Midget U16/U18 (Tier 1, Tier 2)

 
December 27 - 30, 2018
Mite - Bantam (Elite, Tier 1/AAA, A, B)
*Mites Cross-Ice*
 
December 27 - 30, 2018
Mite (Elite, Tier 1/AAA & A)
*Mites Full-Ice*
 
January 19 - 21, 2019
U8 - U14 (Tier 1, Tier 2)
 
 
 
                              

by posted 05/06/2018
Mass/Conn United Training Center

MASS/CONN UNITED CONTINUES TO GROW

PRESS RELEASE - Enfield, Connecticut/Agawam, Massachusetts — Mass/Conn United (MCU) is a local sports organization committed to delivering the most comprehensive club hockey program available to area youth. M/CU prides itself on providing quality programming in a safe, fun environment conducive to personal growth and development.
 
Mass/Conn United has recently purchased the former Stick Time Sports, the 30,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art training facility in Agawam, Massachusetts. It will be renamed the Mass/Conn United Training Center and will join their existing location at Enfield Twin Rinks in Enfield, Connecticut.
 

by posted 04/24/2018
Mass/Conn United Success

BOYS: 2017-'18 EHF CHAMPIONS

connecticut Jr. Huskies 04 ELITE

springfield jr. thunderbirds 04 TIER 1

springfield jr. thunderbirds 08 TIER 1

new england jr. falcons 09 ELITE

 

 

 

GIRLS: 2018 MASSACHUSETTS HOCKEY STATE FINALISTS

Springfield jr. thunderbirds U14 TIER 1

 


by posted 04/23/2018
Western Mass Wizards

Mass/Conn United and Western Mass Wizards Create Affiliation

March 27, 2018 - Springfield, Massachusetts —Beginning with the 2018-’19 season, the Western Mass Wizards will be affiliated with Mass/Conn United (M/CU); a local sports organization committed to delivering the most comprehensive club hockey program available to area youth.  The Wizards will operate as an independent organization and will continue to offer a budget-conscious option for its families.  READ MORE

Click HERE to learn more about the Western Mass Wizards.

                         


by posted 03/27/2018
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by posted 03/08/2018
U18 - NA Fall Championship Tournament Champs!!!


by posted 11/30/2017
07 Elites - Springfield Pics Fall Classic Champs!!!


by posted 11/29/2017
06 Elites - Springfield Pics Fall Classic Champs!!!


by posted 11/29/2017
MCU Tournament Series

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Mass/Conn United Tournament Series
MCU Training Center

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Mass/Conn United Training Center
Gary Dineen Hockey School

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Gary Dineen Hockey School
Gary Dineen Legacy

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