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Things to Know

2020-2021 Season

NLYHA will be planning for as normal as season as possible and will adjust based on any COVID related guidelines that are in place at the beginning of the season.

Please help us by returning raffle tickets on the designated days and registering your player(s) for the season.

Thank you!

Registration Is Open!

Use the links below to register for the 2020-2021 season.  

  • All Players, Coaches and Volunteers must register with USA Hockey first.
  • Once you have your USA Hockey Registration Number, you are able to register with NLYHA.
  • Use your existing SportsEngine login to register.  If you are new to NLYHA, you will need to create a SportsEngine login.

Refer to the Volunteer tab for more details on coaching, team manager or other volunteer opportunities for the upcoming season.

Refer to the Registration page under Home Page for more details on registration and the Registration Guide.

Here's to a great season!  Go Lightning!  

Breezy Point Sports Clinics

Breezy Point Sports will be hosting some ice sessions for Clinics or Open Stick and Puck.  


Skaters should attend the session for the level they will be playing at for the upcoming season.  Each skater will need to sign a waiver and pay $10 upfront per session.  Each session will be capped at 20 skaters due to COVID restrictions.

Open Puck and Stick 

Each skater will need to sign a waiver and pay $10 upfront per session.  Each session will be capped at 20 skaters due to COVID restrictions.

Refer to the schedule at the link below for all of the times.

For the full list of safety measures at the arena, you can visit  There is a link to a calendar that provides a view into the schedule at the arena:

Support Our Partners

With restaurant restrictions opening up on June 1 for patio dining, many of our charitable gambling partners are open for business.  Charitable gambling is a major revenue source for us and we appreciate every establishments partnership and support!    Thank you for showing your support by visiting and telling your friends and family!   

Outdoor Patio Dining with Pull Tabs, Etabs and/or Meat Raffles Available

  • Big Al's Bar & Grill, Emily (Pull tabs, Etabs and Meat Raffle soon)
  • Bourbon Room, Crosslake (Pull tabs and Etabs)
  • Cedar Chest, Crosslake (Pull tabs, Etabs and Monday Meat Raffle)
  • Lucky's Tavern, Pequot Lakes (Etabs)
  • Manhattan Beach Lodge, Manhattan Beach (Pull tabs)
  • Maucieri's, Crosslake (Etabs)
  • Moonlite Bay, Crosslake (Pull tabs, Etabs and Wednesday Meat Raffle)

Outdoor Patio Dining Available

  • Dockside, Breezy Point Resort
  • The Woods, Merrifield (Brainerd address)
  • Zorbaz, Crosslake

To Go or Curbside Pick-Up Available

  • Timberjack's, Pequot Lakes

Always Open

  • UPump Gas Station, Crosby (Pull tabs)

Summer Camp Opportunities

Contact Us Northern Lakes Youth Hockey Association

PO Box 96, Deerwood, MN 56444

Raffle Ticket Return

  • September 1 from 4-8 pm at Hallett.
  • September 2 from 4-8 pm at Breezy.
  • If you have sold your tickets and want to turn them in, you can do so anytime.  Please contact Kelli Engstrom at or John Engstrom at
  • If you would like MORE tickets to sell, let us know!  For every ticket you sell over the required amount, you will earn $5 back!  Contact Kelli or John if you are interested.

Want to Donate to NLYHA?

The opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation to the NLHYA Skills Development Scholarship Fund or General Fund is above in the red ribbon!   Just click on Donate.  We appreciate your support!

Thank You To Our Chevy Youth Hockey Partner!

NLYHA has had the honor to partner with Brandl Aitkin annually in the Chevy Youth Hockey Event and appreciate the generous support!

NLYHA Mite Jamboree

Looking for the details on the NLYHA Mite Jamboree?  Please refer to the Teams tab and find the one titled Mite Jamboree.  Thank you!

Support NLYHA by selecting us as your charitable organization and Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases.

Second Annual event hosted by CRMC and the Patrick Schoonover Heart Foundation.  This free screening includes family health history, height and weight, blood pressure, EKG, echocardiogram and discussion with a physician or cardiologist. Cardiologists, physicians,
and other trained medical personnel are volunteering their expertise and time for the screening.

The event was scheduled for May 2 and will be rescheduled.


The practice and bus calendars are below.

Email Distrubution

If your family is not receiving the email communications, as expected, please check your SportsEngine account.  Login, go to Account Settings and ensure all email addresses are valid.   You need to be registered for the 2019-2020 season to receive email communications.  Thank you!

Check out our pull tab, meat raffle and bingo sites listed under the More+ tab then selecting Fundraising.  We appreciate their support and they appreciate your's!

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.

Submit your Expense Reimbursement:

Click on the link below to download the form used to submit for reimbursement of expenses.  See the form for instructions. 


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