KMHA News

Mouth Guard Policy Update 2014

Mouth Guard Policy Update 2014

ODMHA mouth guard rule. The ODMHA has now replaced its mandatory mouth guard rule for all players in the Ottawa area. Where it previously stated that mouth guards were mandatory during all on ice activities, the word mandatory has now been replaced with recommended. Therefore, effective Immediately, mouth guards are no longer a required piece […]

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Community Engage

Community Engage

  Community Engage This program generates fundraising dollars for the Association.  We offer various deals on hockey related businesses/products. There is always a Savings component as well as a Fundraising portion – normally 12.5% of most purchases is given back as Fundraising. There are 2 deals posted now that everyone can check out;   http://communityengage.com/odmha/getdeal/KMHA   1. The Ottawa […]

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Carleton University Parking

Carleton University Parking

Carleton University Parking If your team has ice scheduled at the Carleton University Ice House, parking passes are no longer required for those parking in the ice house parking lot on evenings and weekends.

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Know KMHA Injury Reporting Procedures

Know KMHA Injury Reporting Procedures

In any case where there is a serious injury, i.e. a player is unable to return to a game/practice vs. missing a shift or two and then returning (ex. just winded), the Hockey Canada Injury Report (HCIR) form must be filled out by the team trainer. If you have, or suspect you have a concussion […]

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Wearing of Helmets – KMHA Policy for Trainers

Wearing of Helmets – KMHA Policy for Trainers

All KMHA Coaches, players and on-ice volunteers, including Trainers are to wear helmets, properly fastened whenever they are on the ice surface. For Trainers Specifically; when a team has a injured player on the ice that requires the Trainer to go out onto the ice surface, the Trainer MUST have a helmet on their head, […]

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Selected News

1 Change for the Better

1 Change for the Better

by David Farnes KMHA Executive for more than 8 years, KMHA Board member and Principal, Farnes & Associates  

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KMHA Divisional Sponsors

KMHA Divisional Sponsors

KMHA Divisional Teams are helped by the generous contribution of a number of local businesses. Check out the list of our sponsors and the divisions they are helping here: KMHA Divisional Sponsors If you represent a business and you would like to sponsor KMHA, please contact us at info@kmha.ca

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Bullying

Bullying

Bullying is a widespread and serious problem that can happen anywhere. It is not a phase children have to go through, it is not “just messing around”, and it is not something to grow out of. Bullying can cause serious and lasting harm. Although definitions of bullying vary, most agree that bullying involves: Imbalance of […]

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Keeping Things in Perspective

Keeping Things in Perspective

Don Lucia, coach of the University of Minnesota’s men’s hockey team talking about parents and coaches in youth hockey. Fun at all costs!

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Head Contact Rule

Head Contact Rule

PLAY SAFE, PLAY SMART   “LEARN MORE ABOUT THE HEAD CONTACT RULE” Resources to understand the head contact rule including great videos Coach tools to support pre-season parent and team meetings Concussion resources including responsible “return to play guidelines” http://hockeycanada.ca/headcontactrule 2011/2012 RULE CHANGE Rule 6.5 Head Contact In Minor and Female, a Minor Penalty shall […]

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House News

House League Game Times

House League Game Times

House League game Times Novice 1st period 15 minutes run time 2nd period 15 minute run time 3rd use the remaining time up to 50min mark run time Atom 1st period 15 minutes run time 2nd period 15 minute run time 3rd use the remaining time up to 50min mark run time Peewee 1st period […]

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Checking – House League

Checking – House League

This is a reminder to all coaches and members of KMHA that we has an Association, decided to go non-checking in House This is binding on all coaches and players and there is no leeway. PeeWee, Bantam and Midget coaches may think a clinic takes care of this requirement, but the answer to that is […]

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KMHA Initiation Program

KMHA Initiation Program

Welcome to the KMHA Initiation Program As the upcoming 2011 – 2012 Initiation Program (IP) season is quickly approaching, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Ian Hames, this year’s IP Convenor for KMHA. This is my third season of being involved at the IP level and I absolutely […]

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The Role of the House League Head Coach

The Role of the House League Head Coach

Individuals interested in coaching at KMHA should submit their names prior to the start of the season. You may have many reasons for wanting to be a head coach.  You may want to spend more time with your child who is playing hockey, you may feel you can teach children to become better hockey players, […]

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Competitive News

Rep Coach Announcement for 2014 – 2015 Season

Rep Coach Announcement for 2014 – 2015 Season

Novice A Scott Goodfellow Minor  Atom A Jeff Bowen B Jordan Goodfellow Major Atom AA Al Daggett A Frank Manson B Andy McAfee Minor PeeWee AA Lloyd Switzer A Terry Lavineway B Jeff Boucher Major PeeWee AA Steve Bell B Jason Gadde Minor Bantam AA Bernie Pimm B Sean O’Sullivan Major Bantam AA Joe Jefferies […]

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The Role of the Competitive Head Coach

The Role of the Competitive Head Coach

Congratulations!  You are now a head coach of a competitive hockey team with the KMHA.  In this position you will be working with a host of other volunteers that will help and assist you through your season.  You are directly responsible to the Director of Competitive Programs (2011-2012, Steve MacLean).  You will also get assistance […]

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Other Recent Posts

New KMHA News Twitter Account

New KMHA News Twitter Account

September 12, 2012

Kanata Minor Hockey Association has a new Twitter account: KMHANews on Twitter If you have a Twitter account please follow us to receive instant notifications when we add or modify information on our website: Follow @KMHANews The old Twitter account will stop being updated, so you can stop following it!

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Need a KMHA Official for an Upcoming Exhibition Game?

Need a KMHA Official for an Upcoming Exhibition Game?

August 14, 2011

Booking a KMHA official for your upcoming exhibition game has never been easier.  Just fill out the form on the Exhibition Game – Request Officials page and we will be in contact with you to confirm as soon as possible.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nik McLean, the KMHA Referee-in-Chief […]

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Keep informed on KMHA news

Keep informed on KMHA news

July 15, 2011

You can get the latest KMHA website updates via email by subscribing to our email list on the right hand side of every page.  We do not sell or rent our subscriber list, so your privacy is guaranteed. Also, our new Twitter account is updated automatically every time a news item is added or edited […]

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