skip navigation


Montana Amateur Hockey Association Logo

Cullan Barry Memorial Concussion and Hockey Safety Clinic

Sunday November 2, 2014
1-4 p.m.
Butte Community Ice Center

Admission is Free

Please bring full gear for safety check and ice session

Sponsored by:

Cullan Barry  and Ray Tilman Memorial

1:00 p.m. Concussion Education:  Think First Smart Hockey

1:30 p.m.  FAQ Session: Dr. John Pickens

2:00 p.m.   Off-Ice Injury Reduction Sessions

  1. Equipment Fit and Safety – in lobby
  2. Dryland Conditioning to Reduce Risk of Injury- Tanner Barry NCSF Personal Trainer -in locker room 3
  3.  Nutrition for Hockey and Injury Recovery
  4. Concussion Assessment- How can coaches know if a player should return to the ice?   Dr. Pickens – in lobby in front of concessions

 3:00 p.m. On- Ice Injury Reduction

  1. On-ice safety zones and ice awareness
  2. Practicing Heads Up, Don’t Duck
  3. Receiving a body check
  4. Delivering a body check safely
  5. Skating skills, evasive maneuvers
  6. Heads Up puck handling

Can’t attend on November 2?  
October 28 at Bantam and High School Practice
6:00 p.m. Concussion Signs, Symptoms, Concussion Management and Return to Play: Dr John Pickens
6:30: Equipment Safety Check
6:30: Heads-Up Hockey On Ice Safety and Injury Prevention

Safe Sport Certified list as of 10_17_2014

If you are not on the list (click on the document below) and you were certified last year,  please email Kari at kari@ericksoninsurancegroup.com as some certifications did not convert to the new USAH system

2014 Ray Tilman Heart of Montana Award Recipients

With the passing of Ray Tilman in 2013, hockey in Montana lost a great leader for our sport.  In the wake of this, MAHA wanted to create an award for what Ray always embodied, introducing players to the sport and finding places for everyone to play.  A true grass roots growth program.

With the countless volunteer hours it takes to create programs, instill direction, and do it all to help community, this award is dedicated to those who have put hockey first.
I would like to congratulate our inaugural award winners that were nominated by the MAHA board of directors.
Judie and Ray Tilman - Butte - 2014
Jan Hefner - Billings - 2014
Rich Haines - Missoula - 2014
Dane Garton - Great Falls - 2014
Bruce Bekkedahl - Billings - 2014
This plaque will hang in the Butte Community Ice Rink.
Traver McLeod
MAHA President

Free Sled Hockey Clinic - Eagle Mount - Great Falls

Eagle Mount-Great Falls provides therapeutic and recreational activities for children and adults with physical, mental, and or behavioral challenges, striving to improve the quality of life for them and their families.

This clinic is provided by USA Disabled Hockey program called…

One Kid..One Sled..One Shot..A Player for Life!

This program is designed to help bring new players into the sport of sled hockey by initiating a loaner sled program for rinks and organizations who want to conduct "Learn to Play Sled Hockey" clinics.

WHEN: Friday, October 24th 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Eagle Mount Activity Center

1065 Franklin Ave

Pasta Dinner-Meet and Greet

Guest Speakers from USA Disabled Hockey & Paralympian Gold Medal Sled Player, Adam Page

Saturday, Oct. 25 th 8:45a.m.-3:00

Great Falls Community Ice Plex

4001 29th Street South West

Sunday, Oct. 26th 9:00-12:00

Pancake breakfast & On-Ice training @ Great Falls Community Ice Plex


 Eagle Mount-Great Falls (406) 454-1449 or jill_vanson04@eaglemount.net


Try Hockey For Free Day -- November 8,2014

On November 8th, USA Hockey and 500 local programs across the country will encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come to a local participating rink and try youth hockey. All locations will have limited amount of equipment available for use.

To be notified when registration opens click on this link:


USA Hockey Program Services

The Program Services site is a resource center for local youth association leadership. Its goal is to provide local associations with the tools necessary to deliver the best youth sports experience in their community. These include growth and retention programs that associations can easily apply in their own structure. 

American Development Model

The American Development Model (ADM) provides age-appropriate guidelines and curriculum to hockey associations across America to hlep more kids play, love and excel in hockey. Brought to you by USA Hockey, in partnership with the NHL


NHL & USA Hockey - Proud Partners in Hockey

2014 - 2015 Hockey Screening Application

Please click on the above link to be taken to the screening application. To continue, you will need the following password: mthockey

Important MAHA Dates

  • Nov
  • 8
Try Hockey for Free
  • All Day Event Ical_event_icon
  • Check Associations in your Area
  • On November 8th, USA Hockey and MAHA would like to encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come to a local participating rink and try youth hockey.

    All locations will have limited amount of equipment available for use.

    Any questions, please contact your local Association.

  • Tag(s): Home 

USA Hockey SafeSport Program

The safety of its participants is of paramount importance to USA Hockey.  USA Hockey SafeSport is the organization's program related to off-ice safety.

Please Click Here For More Information on the SafeSport Program:

2 and 2 Challenge

Click here for the: digital guidebook for the 2 and 2 Challenge,

Our comprehensive growth program


Learn to Skate

The focus and goal of the Learn to Skate (L2S) curriculum is designed to teach beginner hockey players the fundamentals of skating.

Come Play Youth Hockey

Youth Hockey Guidebook

Click to view the Youth Hockey Guidebook which is for families interested in youth hockey!