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    RAHYA Hockey This Weekend


    We have three teams playing for the state title! 

    **The A Bantams play at 12:00 at Parade Ice Arena.

           Bantam A Friday’s game @ 12:00pm Live Broadcast link

    **The Girl's 15UB team play at the Health East Sports Center (West Rink) in Woodbury at 4:00pm

           15UB Friday’s game @ 4:00pm Brackets only link.

    **The Girl's 15UA team plays in Thief River Falls at 8:00pm against Proctor-Hermantown

           15UA Friday’s game @ 8:00pm Live Broadcast link.





    Lee Stecklein Welcome Home Celebration - meet Lee and see her Olympic Gold medal at Roseville Arena (Olympic Room) from 12-2pm. Cake and photo opportunity too!

    MEGA 8U (Mites) Boys & Girls Goalie Clinic

    MEGA Goaltending

    Greetings Mite Families,

    RAYHA has partnered with MEGA Goaltending to have 3 sessions 8U (mites) Boys and Girls Goalie Clinic. This is for ANYONE that was a 8U (mite) the past 2017-2018 season that would like to try goalie!

    MEGA programs have been designed to develop and refine a goaltender’s skills in a challenging and purposeful environment. The dynamic coaching staff includes multiple collegiate goalie coaches who bring a unique blend of coaching and playing experience ensuring every student receives a quality training experience.

    Below are the times your hockey player can come and try goalie!

    These will be held  at the Roseville Arena.

    03/18/2018 02:15 PM 03:15 PM

    03/23/2018 06:30 PM 07:30 PM

    03/25/2018 03:30 PM 04:30 PM

    If you would like to attend; please click and fill out this form. RAYHA wants to make sure we can try to have enough goalie equipment for each child.

    Email Gretchen Hopeman at

    Roseville Teams Keep Playing Toward the State Title!!

    Both of our Girls15U teams are headed to the State Tournament!  The 15A team travels to Thief River Falls for State and the 15B team will be in Woodbury for State!! 


    Our Bantam A team is going to the State tournament too! They won districts and regions! Congrats to the players, coaches and everyone involved. Their first game is 3/16 at Parade ice arena.  Congratulations Roseville Bantam A’s!


    Our GIRLS 15A team - Undefeated District Champions!  

    Regional Tournament starts next weekend.

    Coached by: Mike Wiltse, Rich Geist, Chris Bond and Jon Jones



    A Bantams - District 2 Champions after beating St Paul 4-3.  They now hold the #1 seed in the Bantam A East Region.  There first game will be Friday, March 2 in Anoka.  Coaches are: Luke Christianson, Mike O'Neill, Mike Heffernan, Brad Macklem, Shane McKibben, Brian Comiskey and Manager Kevin Courtney

    Girls UA10 - District 2 Champs!  Congratulations on a great season!  The Coaches are Pat Martin, Andy Skoogman, Brett Engelhardt, Rhonda Engelhardt and Mike Oscarson.  The Manager is Kim Elm.




    USA Women's Hockey Team Wins the Gold!

    USA!! USA!! 

    Congratulations to Roseville's very own Lee Stecklein and the entire USA Women's Hockey Team! Lee is a U14 State Champion, HS State Champion, National Champion, World Champion and now Olympic Gold Medal Champion.   Roseville is proud, our country is proud!

    An EXCELLENT weekend of HOCKEY!

     Roseville's Bantam A team earned the District 2 regular season championship over the weekend and a first round bye for the District 2 tournament.   District playoffs start 6:30pm Thursday night  in Stillwater - Go Get 'Em Bantam A team!!!

    These girls locked the D2 #1 seed over the weekend.  Playoffs start next weekend.  SUPER JOB GIRLS!!!  Here they are, celebrating and having some fun as the take on their parents in a PARENT verses DAUGHTER game.   We bet the girls won this game too!



    Our Squirt B Teams went to the Fargo Squirt International Tournament this past weekend.  A great time was had by all!!  Here is the B1 Silver team celebrating their victories and their placing at 13th out of 64 teams. Way to go B1 Silver!!




    MN Hockey at the Olympics

    Not only does the State of Hockey provide the most Men’s and Women’s Olympic hockey players and Coaches in the 2018 Olympics, we also provide the Zamboni drivers as well!! 

    The Gophers have a proud history at the Olympics, and this year in Pyeongchang that includes Ridder Arena and 3M Arena at Marriucci ice maker Adam Stirn.   Check out the story here.



    Moms Appreciation Game

    On Saturday, Feb 10, the B1 Peewee Moms wore their son's black jerseys in honor of their players...

    Then the players surprised their Moms with a rose and a handwritten card.  Even though they lost their game, it was a SUPER fun afternoon for all!

    Proud of our Peewee C Team!

    Many of our teams have done well in tournaments this season.  Here is one who has made RAYHA very proud!  Roseville PeeWee C took first place at the Tartan Cup with wins over Edgcumbe 7-1, St. Paul Highland Red 4-3 (in a scoreless overtime and 13 player per team shootout!) and a championship game win over St. Paul Highland Blue 3-0.

    They also won the Championship game last month at the Pirate Classic. That win is featured in the Feb 1st addition of Let’s Play Hockey.  Way to go boys!!

    Brunch at the Tavern

    The Tavern would like to support RAYHA by offering an opportunity for families to enjoy brunch together while fueling up before a big Sunday hockey game. Come in each Sunday through the end of March to get $3.00 per person (4 people per table).  Find the coupon (and details) on the RAYHA webpage or show your hockey pass to receive the RAYHA discount. Enjoy!

    Thank You from Dane

    Hello RAYHA Families,

    Thought you might want to know...

    Dane Ray - GoFundMe - Gifts for the Kids at Children’s Hospital

    A very sincere thank you for the generous support from so many RAHYA families.  We reached the Ray’s requested limit to Dane’s GoFundMe account within two days.  We also exceeded anything we could have imagined for donations to purchase gifts for the other kids at Children’s Hospital. We got so much money that we bought some special gifts for the Nurses too.  A special thank you to the students from St John’s Elementary who willingly donated their collections (over $200.00) and a HUGE thank you to Lissa Keeley who purchased and delivered the gifts to the hospital.  The Ray’s, the children and the Nurses at Children’s Hospital appreciate your support, generosity and willingness to make their holiday a little happier.  


    The talented (and matching) 10UB team!

    Meet the 10UB team! They have 4 wins under their belts but equally as great is that they are having a fun season getting to know each other.  They're easy to find too since they're all sporting these super cool crocheted headbands made by team Manager Jamie. 

    Understanding the Time Limits for Game Play - D2 Governing Bylaws

     Did you know we follow the D2 Governing Bylaws regarding the time limits for game play? 

    Here is what’s stated in the D2 Bylaws:

    3.1.6 All games played during one (1) hour of ice time, will use the following time formats. 

    a. A five (5) minute warm-up period. 

    b. Mites/8U - Period one (1) and two (2) will be twelve minute stop time. Period three (3) will be running time with a duration of what time remains in the one hour play time. 

    c. Three (3) twelve minute stop time periods for Squirts, Pee Wees, and Bantams. 

    d. Three (3) thirteen minute stop time periods for 10U and 12U. e. If a six (6) goal differential exists in the third period, running time will begin. If the differential becomes less than six (6) goals, stop time will resume. 

    f. The game will be over when the third period has been completed, the arena manager declares that the ice time is over, or when 60 minutes have elapsed from the beginning of the warm up, whichever occurs first. 

    g. There will be no overtime periods during regular season league play. 

    h. There will be no time-outs during regular season league play. i. If an injury occurs during the course of a game and the 60 minute time limit is reached, the game is over.

    The OVAL is OPEN!

    The Oval is officially open for the 2017-2018 season.   See the attachment for the schedule.  

    Admission Prices

    Public/Open Skating: $6.00 (free to RAYHA skaters when they show their Oval pass)

    Skate Rental: $4.00

    Sharpening: $5.00

    10-Session Punch Card: $53.00

    The Oval does close due to excessive snowfall or extreme cold.  As a general rule, the Oval will close if the wind chill is consistently below -25 according to Hockey practice in extremely cold weather is up to the coaches discretion for the team and the parent’s discretion for his/her own child.

    Roseville Ice Arena Weather Line at 651-792-7122


    Strong Sponsorship Continues

    Tim Horton's

    There's nothing better on a Saturday morning than watching our little Mite skaters with a cup of coffee and fresh pastries! Thanks to Tim Horton's for generously donating to our hockey program - much appreciated! 





    USA Hockey adopted recent rule changes at the 2016 annual congress.  Effective Immediately, all age-specific names are changing to their respective age categories: 8U, 10U, 12U, etc. to align with the new policy.  Please refer to the table for the new age group names.

    This is a huge change for the hockey community, and we know it will take a while to get used to, but we please ask that you use these names when referring to teams. 

    Old Name New Name Age Division (Birth Year)
    Mites 8U 8 & Under (2008)
    Squirts 10U 10 & Under (2006 - 2007)
    Peewee 12U 12 & Under (2004 - 2005)
    Bantam 14U 14 & Under (2002 - 2003)
    Midget 16U 16 & Under (2000 - 2001)
    U18 18U 18 & Under (1998 - 1999)

    RAYHA Mission and Vision Statement

    The purpose of Roseville Area Youth Hockey Association is to provide programs to teach, promote and compete in amateur youth ice hockey in a fun, healthy and educational environment for all participants. Roseville Area Youth Hockey Association strives to develop individual and team skills, teamwork, knowledge of the game, loyalty, responsibility and sportsmanship a positive youth sports culture, which teaches life lessons.



    "The Roseville Area High School and Colorado College star is one of just two players to win both the Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award and the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s best player."

    RAYHA is proud to have Marty Sertich as a Raider alumnus. Marty is continually giving back to the RAYHA community.

    Please take a moment to read a great article


    Herb Brooks Foundation inducts Brodt Family into Youth Hockey Hall of Fame at Golf Classic

    Congratulations to the Brodt Family!

    Blaine, Minn. (June 16, 2017) – The Herb Brooks Foundation (HBF) hosted its most important fundraiser, the HBF Golf Classic, on June 16. The HBF inducted the Brodt Family into the HBF Youth Hockey Hall of Fame at this year’s annual Golf Classic, honoring the family’s long-standing commitment to the development of hockey in Minnesota. Jack, Vic, Kerry, Winny, and Chelsey Brodt were given the award at a luncheon at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota. Click on the link to read the full article.

    Way to Go Girl's 10UA Team!

    Something cool that happened over the weekend - the Girls 10UA team clinched the #1 seed in the district! We were tied with Mahtomedi going into our final game which happened to be against Mahtomedi at White Bear County Arena. The girls had one of their best games all season to take the win 6-2 and earning a bye in the first round of playoffs!

    Best wishes to our Girls 10UA team!!