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Registration is now open!

By | May 28th, 2022|

Registration is now open!  Have you registered for your Dragon’s spot yet? We here at the Heartland Dragons want everyone to have an opportunity to play Hockey. Our goal is to deliver a successful year of grass-roots minor hockey focused on fitness, fun and friendship without the distractions of politics, economics and other issues that take away from the enjoyment that we know the game can and should provide.  We also recognize the high cost of hockey and we strive to return great value to our players and families. Our organization offers better value through a full range of hockey [...]

Heartland Dragons Annual General Meeting

By | May 3rd, 2022|

All registered members are invited to the Heartland Dragon's Annual General Meeting.  The Annual meeting’s purpose is to ensure that all persons having an interest in the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association has the opportunity to vote on the Board of Directors elections; and proposed amendments to the HDHA Constitution or its By-Laws. We are also seeking new Board members and you are encouraged to attend if you are interested in joining the Board. Zoom invite below: Topic: Heartland Dragons AGM Time: May 16, 2022 07:00 PM EST Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89615152034?pwd=amlSQzFVN2NIQTJ0UzVwS2JHeEpTZz09 Meeting ID: 896 1515 2034 Passcode: 087404 One tap [...]

Thank You to All of our Coach Volunteers

By | April 27th, 2022|

As another sports season wraps up, we’d like to take a minute to marvel at the wonder that is the volunteer youth hockey coach. By the time parents finish the train-wreck that is dressing and fully equipping their kids for every practice and game each week, they are pretty excited to send their player(s) out on the ice.  But the coaches? They feed, dress and prep their own kid(s) and then spend the next hour or two with ten to fourteen more! Once the players finally arrive at the rink (late, probably—we’re so sorry, they really tried), the kids truly [...]

House League Playoff Division Splits

By | February 11th, 2022|

Hello Dragon Nation, Here is the playoff breakdown for those divisions needing to split. Thanks Coach Joe   SECTION 1 - DIVISIONAL CONFIGURATION These  5 divisions have been scheduled with placeholders until the end of the season. These are the actions and their timing are required to replace the placeholders with actual teams;   U18 The 11 team White loop will be split into White 1 (1st through 5th) and White 2 (6th through 11th) based on the highest winning percentages of the teams in the regular season standings on February 24. The 13 team Red loop will be split into Red [...]

We Need Your Help! – Kruger Big Assist Program for Heartland Dragons

By | January 29th, 2022|

            Hi Dragons. We are reaching out to you today to seek your assistance in our goal to be awarded financial support from Kruger Products Kruger Big Assist program to further our hockey association’s efforts to reduce the cost of hockey for our Dragon’s families in need of an off-ice assist. 15 Minor Hockey Associations across Canada will each receive $10,000 to help their member families struggling to afford registration fees in these unprecedented times.  Kruger Products recognizes the importance of youth hockey in Canada. Volunteers, coaches, parents, and players are all encouraged to nominate [...]

Register Now for FREE Online Workout Sessions Exclusive to Dragon Nation!

By | January 14th, 2022|

Hi Dragons, While we can’t be on the ice, let’s continue to move our bodies and stay ready for our return to the ice!  Heartland Dragons are offering 4 online workout sessions over the next few weeks. Workouts will include interval training using body weight movements, which will work on endurance and help build strength in those muscles we use on the ice. Stability & mobility training to work on balance and coordination, while incorporating breath to our movement. Let’s move those bodies Dragons! Session days & times: Saturday, January 15   10:00am  Tuesday, January 18   7:00pm Saturday, January 22  10:00am [...]

URGENT – MHL Game Schedule Week of Nov 27 -Dec 2

By | November 25th, 2021|

Owing to a system issue, the MHL has not been able to upload the Game schedule for the coming week into the Game Centre on the MHL website. GAME DATE/TIME CATEGORY HOME TEAM AWAY TEAM VENUE GAME TYPE 27/11/2021 12:45 U08 GO LPCH 020 HDHA 020 Paramount Fine Foods 2 LG 28/11/2021 12:00 U08 GO HDHA 020 ERIN 020 Paramount Fine Foods 2 LG 27/11/2021 12:15 U08 WH MEAD 022 HDHA 022 Paramount Fine Foods 4 LG 27/11/2021 16:00 U09 GO HDHA 030 LPCH 030 Paramount Fine Foods 2 LG 28/11/2021 15:30 U09 GO ERIN 030 HDHA 030 Paramount Fine [...]

“A” Shooting and Skating Clinics

By | November 18th, 2021|

The Heartland Dragons Hockey Association is pleased to announce our “A” Skating and Shooting Clinics for the 2021/2022 season. These sessions are only available to “A” team players registered with the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association.   To sign up for these programs you will need to register on the Hockey Canada Registration system (the same account as when you registered to play) as soon as you can to avoid any disappointment, since we anticipate these ‘subsidized’ spots will fill quickly.  Fees are to be paid in full prior to the first clinic session or participation will not be permitted. Three sessions will be run Sunday [...]

CALLING ALL “A” and HOUSE LEAGUE GOALIES!

By | November 7th, 2021|

Our in-house Goalie Clinic sessions will provide you with the skills you need to read, recognize and respond to in-game situations!  Our training will provide you with the best opportunity for consistency during in-game “execution".  These sessions are only available to players registered with the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association. REGISTER NOW TO UP YOUR GAME! Wednesday nights – Paramount Centre – Rink 2 Session #1: 7:30pm Session #2: 8:10pm 40 minute sessions.  Limited to 6 goalies on the ice at each session. The goalie clinic will be run on 1/2 ice.  There are no clinics being run between Christmas and [...]

SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND SKATING CLINICS

By | October 30th, 2021|

The Heartland Dragons Hockey organization is thrilled to announce our Skills Development and Skating Clinic for the 2021/2022 season Looking to improve your hockey skating and skills?  These sessions are only available to players registered with the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association. Please register on the Hockey Canada Registration system (the same account as when you registered to play) as soon as you can to avoid any disappointment, since we anticipate these ‘subsidized’ spots will fill quickly.  Fees are to be paid in full prior to the first clinic session or participation will not be permitted. We will be running two [...]