Head to your players team under the team tab to see their current practice schedule running through the end of October!
NHE's Squirt 3 team recently visited TD Garden and had the opportunity to play a game on the Garden ice and watch the B's take on the Winnipeg Jets. Sounds like it was an awesome time!!! Thank you to the Boston Bruins for this awesome opportunity.
Dear NHE Family,
It is with profound sadness that on behalf of the Board of Directors, I reach out to you.
On December 30, 2018 we lost a former NHE coach and Board member Steve Chenard. Steve, passed away unexpectedly while on vacation with his family. Steve always put the interests of the children first, whether on the bench or participating in our Board discussions. Steve also regularly volunteered at the Greater Seacoast Salvation Army in Portsmouth. At age 49, he leaves behind his wife Kim, and children Griffin, Ethan, and Julia. We will be making a donation in memory of Steve to the Salvation Army, and encourage anyone who remembers Steve to do so as well to: https://nne.salvationarmy.org/seacoast-nh/ or by mail to Greater Seacoast Salvation Army, 15 Middle Street, Portsmouth NH, 03801.
On January 11, 2019, we were notified that Paul Comeau, NHE’s Director of Hockey also passed away suddenly. I simply can’t put into words what this means to our program. Paul lived and breathed youth hockey and was the lifeblood of our organization. In addition to being an original founder of NHE, Paul managed the day-to-day operations of the organization through-out his tenure. He was a coach, referee, scheduler, formerly served as NHE President, and was the current president of New Hampshire’s USA Hockey Affiliate New Hampshire Amateur Hockey Association. He shared his love of hockey with his wife Robin, and sons Matt, Tony, and Eric.
As you can imagine, Paul’s passing leaves a significant void in our organization. We have contacted all of the NHE head coaches and will be working with them over the next few weeks to ensure that the season continues uninterrupted, and that the Board provide the necessary resources to the coaches, players, and parents for another successful year of hockey. Paul would have wanted nothing less than for us to commit all of our resources to finishing this year and preparing for next season. All we ask is that you be patient with us as we make this transition.
The outpouring of emotions and support that we’ve received over the last two days, shows exactly the impact that Paul has had on our lives and ultimately proves that NHE was his legacy. Parents, coaches, state officials, youth hockey organizations, regional and national USA Hockey executives, our vendors, and other entities have all offered condolences, but most importantly, a commitment to helping NHE and lending any support they can provide.
Although we have lost a very important part of the NHE family in Paul Comeau, with your continued support and understanding, we will get through this challenging time. The youth hockey community is strong, and more importantly, the NHE family remains resilient.
As we transition, if you need anything, please feel free to contact me directly at myoung@LTCPartners.com or 603-498-5863.
Mike Young on behalf of NHE’s Board of Directors
NH East currently has openings for USA Hockey Officials for the 2019-2020 season. We offer excellent game times and pay rates. Please contact us at Cameron.firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
SportsEngine, the platform that the Eagles site runs on, has a great mobile app, available for both Apple and Android devices.
The app allows players, coaches, and parents to stay up to date with scheduled games and practices, score updates, news articles, and more.
The app is free and can be downloaded on both the Apple and Android platform.
SETTING UP YOUR APP
Once you've downloaded the app on your device, it's time to add your team(s) to the app.
To do this, navigate to your child's team page. Atop each page, in the top right, is an icon that has a Team ID located above the words Share this Team.
Once you have the Team ID, open the app on your device. Click on 'Team' icon and then the "search" icon. Enter in the Team ID. Then click on the team name to add it to your device. That's it!
If you have more than one child in the program, repeat the above steps for each team. You can change the settings in the app to get as many or as few notifications as you'd like.
Questions? Email email@example.com
NHE Players Earn State Awards for High School Hockey
NHE would like to recognize and congratulate our 8 alumni who were recently selected to the New Hampshire High School Hockey All-State Teams: Ben Baldasaro (Exeter), JoJo Grella, Patrick Vetter, Keegan Youngclaus and Chris Eno (Saint Thomas Aquinas), Fred Holmes (Portsmouth/Newmarket), Luke LeBlanc (Sanborn) and Carissa Towlson (Exeter Girls).
Additionally, congratulations to Keenan Gamache and Mark Engholm from York HS in Maine on being selected to the Maine Class B All State Team and Senior All Star Team respectively.
NH East is accepting applications for Coaching positions for the 2019-2020 season. Applications can be submitted for Head and Assistant Coaching positions. If you have any questions please contact Cam Stoddard, NH East Director of Hockey.