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Hat Tricks Opening Night Tickets
by posted 10/20/2021

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Prime Goaltending to take RAHA Goalies to the Next Level
by posted 08/12/2021


RAHA is thrilled to announce our partnership with Prime Goaltending for the 2021-2022 hockey season.  Matt Grogan, Founder/Owner and Head Goalie Coach and Jordan Gluck, Assistant Goalie Coach will offer all Mites to Midgets goalies a diverse set of skills and instruction methods to help push our goalies to the next level!

Please find both of their bios here:  Coaches – Prime Goaltending

 

Goalie Clinic will be held every Monday, beginning August 30, 2021 from 5:10-6:10pm at Winter Garden in Ridgefield on a full sheet of ice dedicated to our goalies.  

 

Your goalie will be trained by goalie coaches focusing on edge, balance, goalie skating, skill fundamentals and principles, game-like drills, stretching and some FUN competition that we all know our goalies enjoy!

 

We know how important it is to connect what's learned in our goalie training sessions with the team coaches and to our games played.  This season, we will be working with Prime Goaltending to help our goalies make that crucial connection.

 

Additionally, throughout the season, your goalies will get a personal play-by-play video analysis of their goals, saves, and positioning where they will learn where their strengths and weaknesses are. Every goalie has given up a soft goal or made a game-changing save.  These types of videos are a great study tool to improve your game off the ice.

 

Looking forward to a great season!!  If you have any questions, please reach out to me directly at

 

Corry Ioli 

RAHA Board Representative - Goalies

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RAHA & Hat Tricks Announcement
by posted 03/14/2021


Danbury Arena launching Hat Tricks Youth Hockey Program

by Casey Bryant

 

DANBURY, CT-- Danbury Arena and the Ridgefield Amateur Hockey Association (RAHA) are committed to the community and youth sports in the western Connecticut-eastern New York area.

That's why Danbury Arena is proud to announce the Hat Tricks Youth Hockey (HTYH) Program, officially launching for the 2021-22 season in partnership with RAHA. This program will include Hat Tricks girls youth teams, in addition to partnering with existing RAHA teams. The partnership will include exclusive camps, clinics and professional youth coaches as well as unique player-family experiences with professional Hat Tricks players from the Federal Prospects Hockey League.

Overseeing the Hat Tricks Youth Hockey Program will be:

  • Colton Orr - Hockey Director. Former NHL forward (Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs). Current head coach of the Connecticut Whale of the National Women's Hockey League, based out of Danbury Arena.
  • Billy McCreary - Danbury Hat Tricks Hockey Director. Head coach of the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks in the North American Hockey League (Tier-II junior).
  • Lou Pedatella - HTYH Girls Program. Longtime coach of the Brewster Lady Bulldogs and lead youth hockey instructor with the New York Rangers.
  • Sean Sullivan - Skills Director, Youth Hockey Program Director. Owner of Sully's Hockey Academy and experienced skills coach.
  • Matt Voity - Goaltending Coach. Owner of Voity Goaltending. Current Goalie Coach of the NAHL Jr. Hat Tricks. Former Division-I Goalie Coach (UMass, AIC). 

Parents and players interested in learning more about the Hat Tricks Youth Hockey Program and RAHA can contact:

  • General questions about the Danbury Hat Tricks- Billy McCreary:
  • RAHA, HTYH questions- Eric Presbrey:
  • HTYH Girls Hockey- Lou Pedatella:

About Danbury Arena

Danbury Arena is the proud home to four junior and professional teams: the Danbury Hat Tricks (Federal Prospects Hockey League, professional), the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks (Tier-II NAHL and Tier-III NA3HL) and the Connecticut Whale (National Women's Hockey League, professional).

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