The Maine High School Hockey Association philosophy is to provide all necessary and reasonable support for the accomplishment of its mission purposes and its student athletes. Training and support for experienced coaches, conditioning and skill programs, good sportsmanship requirements, competitive schedules and tournaments to improve team performance are some aspects of our “Top Ten” program. This program is designed to continue the drive for success and provide opportunities to compete with the top five programs in the state of Illinois at the varsity and junior varsity level. Educational demands are a player’s priority and hockey schedules should be set recognizing finals, college testing and other important high school events.
What aged players are appropriate for this program?
Current high school players residing in Maine District 207, Taft, Resurrection, and Willows Academy are eligible.
What time of the year does this program run?
Season begins with tryouts in August and runs until playoffs in February.
Where are practices and games typically held?
Home games and practices are held at Niles Iceland. Visiting games will be at rinks throughout the Chicago area.
When are practices and how often are they?
Practice is at least once a week typically on Wednesdays
How many games will they play? What days of the week?
Teams will play 20-30 games over the course of the season and will usually fall on the weekends.
Are jerseys provided or are they purchased separately?
Club jerseys are required and may be purchased at tryouts/Jersey Fittings
What costs beyond registration fees should be expected?
Players are responsible for their own equipment and travel accommodations for any out of town tournaments
What Equipment is required?
The following equipment colors are required for both varsity and junior varsity players:
• Black helmets (Goalies are exempt from the black helmet rule.);
• Black gloves;
• Black pants;
• Team provided game socks.
Two MHSHA stickers will be given to new players to affix to each side of the helmet. Players are provided the opportunity to purchase team apparel and a team equipment bag
Frequently Asked Questions
When are team rosters finalized?
Fall teams will be selected no later than the first week of September and players will be notified of their team assignment
Welcome to Maine Girls Hockey 2022-23
Skater $2,000.00 Season Fees including $200.00 Evaluation fee.
Goalies $750.00 Season Fees including $200.00 Evaluation fee.
Evaluation fees are due prior to the Evaluation sessions on 8/29 and are non refundable. The $200 evaluation fee will be credited toward the season fees for those players rostered on the Maine Girls Team.
Evaluation sessions are on Monday 8/29
Pay the $200 Evaluation session fee to Maine Hockey prior to taking the ice on 8/29. The preferred method of payment is through Maine High School Hockey's Zelle account which is: Mainehockey207@gmail.com.
Season Payment schedule as follows
Season Deposit $500.00 DUE 9/2/22
Installment #1 $500.00 DUE 10/15/22
Installment #2 $500.00 DUE 11/30/22
Installment #3 $300.00 DUE 1/3/23
Season Deposit $150.00 DUE 9/2/22
Installment #1 $150.00 DUE 10/15/22
Installment #2 $150.00 DUE 11/30/22
Installment #3 $100.00 DUE 1/3/23