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Wreath/Garland Distribution

NLYHA Families,

We had another successful fundraising event this year!  We sold over 1,050 pieces that resulted in about $25,000!

A special thank you to the following people for volunteering their time to assist with the distribution:

  • Bantam A and B Teams
  • Shannon Bendson
  • Katie Berg
  • Amy Christenson
  • Jane Christenson
  • Lori Elfering
  • Stacy French
  • Tony Fulton
  • Kristen Gangl
  • Jenn Gibbons
  • Shawna Hill
  • Kristi Kunz
  • Erik Lee
  • Karter Lee
  • Kathy Lee
  • Michelle Lelwica
  • Marissa Raushel
  • Paul Reier
  • Brett Reed
  • Marty Reed
  • Jen Rikala
  • Jessica Spolarich
  • Breezy Point North Stars
  • Breezy Point Sports Center
  • Hallett Community Center

Order Your Apparel Now!

We are so excited to be kicking off the hockey season with Northern Lakes Youth Hockey!
Our new online team apparel store will be available for 3 ordering windows.
Window 1:  September 5th - September 14th
Apparel will be available the week of October 3rd.
Window 2:  October 10th - October 19th
Apparel will be available the week of Nov. 7th
Please be sure to order in this window to guarantee delivery before Thanksgiving.
Window 3:  November 7th - November 16th
Apparel will be available the week of Dec. 8th
Please be sure to order in this window to guarantee delivery before Christmas.

Equipment Policy Reminder

The NLYHA will be implementing an equipment policy for the 2014-2015 season for the 12U, PeeWee, and Bantam levels which requires these players have black helmets black breezers, and black/red gloves. This change is being made to display a more professional/uniform look and feel while representing our association.


The best way to communicate with the players/parents is through email and the website.  A majority of the time you will receive emails from your teams coach or team manager.  When they send an email out, it is meant to let you know important information regarding your team.  To make sure that everyone receives the information in a timely manner, we need to make sure that all emails associated with your player are in your player's profile.  By going into your profile, you can add emails to make certain that Mom, Dad, and the player (if they have email) will receive information.  Below is a link to the NGIN Help.  Click on the link and you should be brought to a webpage that has instructions for adding emails to your account.

***NOTE***  Make sure that you look at the "Contact Preferences" and that the email box is checked for Northern Lakes Lightning Youth Hockey Association.  You will not receive emails from the association if it is not checked.

Another useful tool for getting information/schedules for your players team is the NGIN Sports App for your smart phones.  The App is available for both iPhones and Droids.  Go to your respective App page and query NGIN Sports App.  Upload it to your phone and follow instructions from there.  The App will allow you to follow one team for free.  If you have players on two different teams, there is an annual subscription of $1.99.  The App will have the teams schedule and game results among other things.  If you have a Peewee, Bantam, or 12U, you will see that there are two teams to select from; one will be from the District 15 Website and the other from ours.  If you want schedule information, you will need to pick the team from our site.
Any questions, you can email me at brentnybakken@gmail.com

Thank you,

Brent Nybakken

Board Minutes and Agenda's

Board Minutes and Agenda's will be posted as soon as they become available.  You will find them under the "Board" tab above.  The Board will attempt to get the agenda out for the meeting as soon as it is set.  Please be patient as the agenda changes frequently prior to the meeting.  Minutes will be placed on the website as soon as the Board approves the minutes, typically at the following meeting.




Mark Your Calendars!

The End of Season Banquet will be held Tuesday, April 7.  More details will be provided as we get closer to the date.

iCal Instructions

Click on this link and you will be taken to the iCal Instructions page. Hopefully this will help you with importing the calendar for your team into your smart phone, Google Calendar, or Outlook Express.


Current Events

  • Dec
  • 20
West Mite 2 & 3
  • Dec
  • 20
West Mite 2 & 3 practice
  • Dec
  • 20
East Minor Mite Practice
  • 8:00am- 9:00am (CST) Ical_event_icon
  • Hallett Center
  • Tag(s): Mite East 
  • Dec
  • 20
Northern Lakes Peewee A at Superior
  • Dec
  • 20
Blaine at Northern Lakes Bantam B2
  • 9:45am (CST) Ical_event_icon
  • Breezy Point Tournament
  • Tag(s): NL Bantam B2 
  • Dec
  • 20
Northern Lakes Peewee B at Morris
  • Dec
  • 20
Moorhead B at Northern Lakes Girls 10U B
  • 11:00am (CST) Ical_event_icon
  • Hallett
  • Locker RM: Krista Fogarty
  • Tag(s): NL 10U B 
  • Dec
  • 20
Northern Lakes Squirt B at St. Cloud Red
  • Dec
  • 20
Prairie Centre at Northern Lakes Girls 12U A
  • Dec
  • 20
Northern Lakes Squirt B at St. Cloud Black