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Check Out the FIA Varsity Locker Room Remodel Progress... Click below to view photos!



Boys and Girls High School Teams Locker Room Remodel

Exciting news for the Faribault hockey community! The Faribault Blue Line Club is spearheading a large investment in our hockey arena. This summer, the high school boy’s and girl’s locker rooms will be completely remodeled. This project is being funded through the generous donations of local organizations, businesses, individuals and the Faribault Blue Line Club. Southern Minnesota Woodcraft is creating high quality wood, cubby style lockers for both locker rooms. Beginning in July and throughout August, each locker room will be dismantled, repainted and new lockers installed. Check back to the Faribault Hockey Association website for updates and pictures of the renovation.

Any individual or organization interested in donating to the project can contact Greg Starkson at mrhockey24@charter.net or any member of the Blue Line Club board.


Summer 2019 - 10,000 Puck Challenge

Summer is here and FHA is excited to launch the 3rd annual summer puck shooting program. This friendly competition runs from June 1st to August 31st and is a great way for our players to improve their shooting skills over the summer months.

 

Goaltenders can count saves or a 30 minute workout will equal 150 shots. Prizes will be awarded for those that meet the team goals below:

 

Mites/U8: 2,500

Squirt/U10: 5,000

PeeWee/U12: 7,500

Bantams/HS: 10,000

 

If you had an account last year, you can log in and update your skater to the 2019 team they will be on for FHA. The site offers different shots to be tracked...this is not as important as shooting pucks, so just make sure the totals are correct. Below is the website to register as well as a few instructions on the program. Feel free to reach out to Brent Peroutka with questions (brent.peroutka@gmail.com).

 

Last year we had about 15 skaters qualify...their t-shirts are being ordered and will be delivered soon. Our goal is to at least double the number of skaters that meet their age appropriate goals!!!

 

We know the 10,000 goal seems like a big number, but it breaks down to just over 100 shots per day...this means your child needs to give up about 30 minutes of Fortnite each day and shoot pucks!!! It's a WIN/WIN!!!

 

 

https://www.hockeyshare.com/10000pucks/

 

https://www.hockeyshare.com/10000pucks/instructions.php



PeeWee A - District Champions


PeeWee A - 3rd Place at Regional Tournament


U10 B1 - District Champions


Squirt C - 3rd Place at Faribault District 9 Tournament


FHA - Girl Power!!!


Girls U8 and U10 practiced with Girls Varsity


FHA Pond Hockey on a Cold Day in MN

School was cancelled but the rink was open!

Over 40 FHA skaters attended a Pond Hockey event at FIA.

Lots of fun for our skaters at all levels!


PeeWee A - 3rd Place at Breezy Point Tournament


Squirt C - Champions at Breezy Point Tournament


Photo compliment of Michael B. Photography


Squirt A - 2nd Place at Albert Lea Tournament


Squirt A 2nd Place Winners


10 Reasons To Try Hockey!

USA Hockey posted the below "10 Reasons To Try Hockey" on their Website.

If you know of a child interested in trying hockey, please contact a member of the Faribault Hockey Association.  We are always looking for more players! 

1. Hockey Builds Confidence

2. Hockey Teaches Kids To Fly

3. Hockey Builds Mental Agility

4. Rinks Are Warmer Than You Think

5. Hockey Teaches Persistence

6. Hockey Is For Everyone

7. Hockey Develops Social Skills

8. Screening The Goalie Is Better Than Screen Time

9. Increased Physical Literacy

10. You Can Play For A Lifetime


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