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NHAHA Press Release in Light of the Recent COVID Event

By Matt Roy - NHAHA President, 08/14/20, 1:15PM EDT


Press Release in Light of Recent Events


New Hampshire Amateur Hockey (NHAHA) is the exclusive affiliate of USA Hockey, the national governing body for the sport of amateur youth hockey.  As such, NHAHA can only regulate the sport through its affiliated membership. Private facilities, rinks, and/or arenas do not fall within the purview of NHAHA nor do we regulate (or provide oversight to) what individuals or organizations these facilities conduct business with or rent their facilities to. 

NHAHA requires its member programs abide by the guidelines recommended by the CDC, the State of NH Guidelines on Amateur and Youth Sports, as well as the guidelines from the various municipalities our members reside. We espouse for the safe play of the sport of ice hockey and remain in constant communication with our members on the changing safeguards for that play. USA Hockey does not permit unsanctioned play by organizations or individuals not affiliated with NHAHA. It is the recommendation of NHAHA that tournaments, games, and on-ice activities be sanctioned by USA Hockey and further recommends participants be vigilant of the guidelines as issued by these various governmental agencies. Above all, we want all participants to be safe in their hockey experiences.

For any additional questions or concerns, please contact NHAHA President Matt Roy at


Thank you,

Matt Roy

NHAHA President


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