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17 Jul

WarriorFest is August 24th. Buy your tickets now!

Don't miss WarriorFest! On Saturday August 24th we will gather at Little Duke Field from 4:00-7:00pm to welcome everyone back from summer and kick off the 2024-25 season. This is our biggest club get-together of the year and a great way to mix with returning families, alumni, coaches, new members and prospective ones. All are welcome! There will be food, drinks, a DJ, raffles and special events with activities for all ages. We promise a fun-filled evening! Our goal is two-fold: to strengthen our Warrior community and help raise funds for the Club. Tickets are now on sale. Support the Club by buying a raffle ticket or two or better yet, become a Sponsor! Click here to purchase!

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15 Jul

Neck Guards are Mandatory starting August 1st!

Starting August 1, 2024, all players in the Youth (boys), Girls, High School and Junior age categories are required to properly wear a neck laceration protector that is designed for that purpose, and all game officials under the age of 18 are required to wear a neck laceration protector as well. See WHC's Required Equipment Page.

8 Jul

2024-25 Season Tryouts

Mark your calendars! Below are the key dates for clinics & tryouts. More specific dates and registration information are on the registration pages (opening week of July 7th). 

Pre-season clinics: August 17 – 23

Tryouts: August 25 – 29

For Mite, Squirt, and Pee Wees. See the North Shore Hockey Club for Bantam information

17 Apr

Warriors Summer Hockey

As Spring Hockey is starting, we are happy to announce our Warrior Summer Hockey plans to everyone. We will offer different opportunities to work with WHC staff to allow players to continue working on their skills while also getting to enjoy summer activities!

Summer Skills Sessions

Mites/Squirts- Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:10-8:20am (Winnetka Ice Arena)

Session 1- 6/18, 6/20

Session 2- 7/16, 7/18

Session 3- 7/23, 7/25

Session 4- 7/30, 8/1

Peewees/Bantams- Monday and Wednesday 9:10-10:20am (Winnetka Ice Arena)

Session 1- 6/17, 6/19

Session 2- 7/15, 7/17

Session 3- 7/22, 7/24

Session 4- 7/29, 7/31

Cost: $40 per skate for drop in skaters, $20 for Goalie drop ins. Discount price of $70 if you sign up for an entire session. The goalie discount cost is $25. 

Additional Hockey Options

North Shore Ice Arena Summer Hockey Camp- Weeklong camp held 6/24-28 at North Shore Ice Arena conducted by Winnetka Hockey Director Jimmy Warrick.

Click on the link to register and get more information. 

Warrick Hockey Advantage- Options for Group or Private lessons for all players. 

Winnetka Warriors Hockey Camp- Fine tune your skills August 5-9 at Winnetka Ice Arena with WHC coaches Jimmy Warrick, Charlie Widmar, Bill Martin, and more! Perfect camp right before tryouts begin a few weeks later. 

Northshore Girls Hockey Camp- Winnetka and Warhawks leadership has come together to bring a girls only camp where it is ran by girls and for girls! Camp information will be out soon. 

23 Jan

Winnetka Hockey Club Announces New Hockey Director

The Winnetka Hockey Club is excited to announce Jimmy Warrick as its new Hockey Director. Jimmy will join the Warriors with the spring season in March. 

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29 Jan

USA Hockey approves requirement for neck protectors starting August 1st.

The USA Hockey Congress today approved legislation requiring the use of neck laceration protection for players in all age classifications, other than adults, in games and practices, as well as for on-ice officials under the age of 18, effective August 1, 2024.Read full article here

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23 Jan

Charlie Widmar promoted to Assistant Hockey Director

Director of Mite Development Charlie Widmar has been promoted to Assistant Hockey Director of the Winnetka Hockey Club, and will assume responsibilities effective immediately. Reporting to the Hockey Director, Widmar will assist with the management of all club operations.

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26 Oct

Hockey Parenting 2.0

Words of Wisdom from  Dan Bauer a free-lance writer, retired teacher and hockey coach in Wausau, WI. It is official, all youth athletics have crossed over into the twilight zone. They are all too organized, travel too much, too expensive and too time-consuming. We place too much emphasis on keeping score and winning and too little emphasis on having fun. As another hockey season descends upon us, I have some simple advice for parents to help make your hockey experience more valuable to your youngster and more enjoyable for you. Read the full article on the website or click below

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26 Oct

Why Hockey is Loaded with Late Bloomers

The best young hockey players seldom grow up to be the best adult hockey players, nor were the vast majority of the world’s top NHL players at the very top of their youth age groups growing up. Read the full article here

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