Attention Dragon Nation,

Players and Parents, the ‘Toronto Maple Leafs’ First Shift Program, sponsored by Bauer and the NHL / NHLPA, registration will now be ready for Wednesday, June 1st at 12PM (noon) EST.

ONLY $229, includes all equipment and 6 on-ice sessions!

The NHL/NHLPA First Shift program is open to children, between the ages of 6 and 10 years old*, who have never previously enrolled in minor hockey within Canada or the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program.  NOTE: To be eligible to participate, children must be born between January 1, 2012 and May 1, 2017.


Families can register at on June 1st at 12:00 pm Eastern Time!  When registering, please make sure you click on the registration page for Heartland Dragons Hockey Association.


Date:            Saturday October 15th, 2022

Location:      Tomken Arena

Time:           TBA


Date:            Sunday’s starting in November – December (to be confirmed)

Location:      Paramount Fine Foods Centre, Rink #3 (to be confirmed)

Time:           2:45 pm – 3:45 pm (to be confirmed)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly. More information regarding dates/times/locations will be confirmed at a later date.


Dan Tanaka

VP Training & Development