at North Halton Twisters
October 25, 2014 08:15 AMGrand River Arena
at Lakeshore Lightening
October 25, 2014 10:30 AMForest Glade Arena
vs Peterborough Ice Kats
October 25, 2014 12:15 PMSportsworld Twin Pad
October 25, 2014 01:00 PMSpring Valley Arena
vs Kensington Valley Ravens (Michigan)
October 25, 2014 01:15 PMSouth Windsor Arena
House LeagueNovice Maroon
vs Flamborough 1
October 25, 2014 02:00 PMSpring Valley Arena
October 25, 2014 02:30 PMJoshua Creek Arenas formerly Dominion Twin Rinks
House LeagueNovice Sky Blue
vs Brantford 3
October 25, 2014 03:00 PMSpring Valley Arena
House LeagueAtom Teal
at Brantford 1
October 25, 2014 03:00 PMBrant Sports Complex
October 25, 2014 04:00 PMBrant Sports Complex
AAGHA Spirit Day - October 26, 2014 (11:30 am to 7 pm)Spirit Day will be held on the afternoon of Sunday October 26th at Morgan Firestone Arena. Girls come dressed in your best Ancaster jersey and show off your Ancaster pride!
- There will be on-ice activities on Rink A with Leo Paone for Novice house leage girls (Blue, Maroon, Sky Blue) from 1 pm to 2 pm and AtMc house league girls (Blue, Red and Teal) from 2 to 3 pm including special guest appearances on the ice from Ancaster Junior Avalanche players (Goalie Matt Calas, Forwards Ryan Cox, Michael Faliero, Zach Maciel), McMaster Women's Hockey Players and Olympian Laura Fortino. Laura will also be signing autographs from 12 pm to 12:45 pm and 3 pm to 3:45 pm.
- A number of vendors will be there selling hockey spirit wear and other accessoreis incuding Niko Apparel, Xanadu Woodworks, Gladiator Hockey, Ponytail Sportz, Ancaster Junior Avalanche team and the National Cycling Centre Hamilton (NCCH). Vendors can only accept cash.
- At 4 pm, Craig Spear (former CFL player and owner of Momentum Fitness in Dundas) will be conducting pre-game warm-up exercises with the Ancaster Avalanche Girls Midget AA players in the NCCH room.
- The AAGHA Midget B team will be playing on Rink B at 4:30 pm vs Brantford.
- The AAGHA Midget AA team will finish off the day with a game on Rink B at 5:30 pm vs St. Catharines. Olympian, Hockey Hall of Fame and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Geraldine Heaney, will be dropping the puck at the Midget AA game.
- The concession stand will be offering a lunch meal deal in the afternoon and a dinner meal deal starting at 4:30 pm consisting of a lasagna/salad combo for just $6. So you can eat at the arena and watch some great hockey!
Plenty of Life Lessons Learned on the Ice...
AAGHA President Martin Sarabura submits an article to the Hamilton Spectator that emphasizes that "Girls hockey teaches players teamwork, fair play and hard work". Read more...
Important House League Dates for 2014-2015 Season:
October 14, 2014 - House League Season Starts
Instructional Program - Thursdays starting October 9 at Morgan Firestone A. Application form
Goalie Clinics - Every other Tuesday starting October 7 at Spring Valley. Application form
Hockey Helmet Program for Girls Born in 2009Registration is now open for Chevrolet Canada’s hockey helmet program for children born in 2009 and registered to play in the upcoming 2014/15 hockey season. To obtain more information and check eligibility requirements visit >https://www.safeandfunhockey.ca/en/helmet. Over the last 3 years Chevrolet has handed out more than 35,000 Bauer hockey helmets to parents of 5 year olds. Chevrolet, Safe on the Road. Safe on the Ice.
Development Stream Coaching Applications 2014-2015 seasonThe AAGHA is now accepting coaching applications for Development Stream teams in Novice, Atom and Peewee for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd GOALIE needed:
Midget B Rep team is looking for a second goalie to complete their roster
Please e-mail Brian.Reed@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Open to Ancaster Avalanche Girls Association players who are over 14 years old or older. Players who are successful in becoming certified and active in the Regional Women Referee Association (Hamilton Region) will be reimbursed the cost of becoming certified. The Ancaster Avalanche Girls Hockey Association strongly encourages our girls to get involved.
A full schedule of Referee Clinics are now available on the Ontario Women's Hockey Association Website. The registration package is included below, and is also available on the website. You can access the selection of clinics at www.owha.on.ca/hcop.asp. If you are a first time referee, you need to attend the Junior clinics.
Contact the AAGHA Player / Coach Development Rep, Aaron Roberts at email@example.com for more details.