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Questions for league, Contact League Rep…

Paul Manning

Head of Hockey Operations

Phone: 773-517-7602

John Roti

NIHL Representative

Why Travel?

This is our competitive travel league which participates in the Northern Illinois Hockey League (NIHL). The emphasis of Travel hockey is on individual player development and fielding competitive teams. Players are selected on a tryout basis. Time commitment is 3-5 hours per week. Home games are played at Southwest Ice Arena, Oak Lawn Ice Arena and at the Beverly/Morgan Park Sports Center. Away games are played at other area rinks in the entire Chicagoland area. Travel hockey features 4 possible levels of play: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Elite. Players who sign up for travel will be placed on the appropriate level depending
on the skills demonstrated.  All hockey placements will be made by team coaches, AJ Hernacki and Paul Manning. Travel league cost includes the following:

• All tiering and regular season NIHL games plus referees
• Power skate every week (until late January) and Goalie instruction
• Typically 3-5 hours of ice per week
• A home and an away pair of socks
• Off-ice instruction
• Player’s family admission to the St. Jude Family Picnic