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Why do Mites play cross/half ice hockey?

Next time you are watching NHL hockey on TV, make note of just how fast the game moves. No player has the puck for more than a second until someone's on him. Listen the the post game interviews. In the tough games, they all talk about TIME and SPACE, and how little of either there is in the game.

Now think about Mite hockey. Players are tiny, the ice is HUGE! Everyone has so much time and space!

Hockey is the only major sport in which the playing surface has not been adjusted for the youth game. That is changing.

Check out this video put out by USA Hockey about why mites should play on the smaller surface. 

2015-16 Girls U10 Team Pre-Registration

Please click the link below to complete the preregistration for for next year's Girls U10 team. Contact Mike Willis with any questions regarding next year's team.

ABYHA Lego Figures Now Available

Check out these great ABYHA Lego figures. Your young hockey player will love to have a lego player to play with at home!

$5 from every purchase comes back to our program!

The ABYHA Apparel Store is Open!

ABYHA logo knit hat

You can now order ABYHA logo items directly from our online store!

Check out the great selection of hats, shirts, jackets, sweatshirts and more. Show off your team colors!

The Online ABYHA Store

ABYHA Jersey Orders

If you need to order additional jerseys, or did not order through the registration process, you can use this link to order new AB jerseys. If you have ordered on the registrtaion form, DO NOT reorder on this form, you will have a duplicate order, and will be charged twice.

As a reminder, Jersey numbers are assigned by the program in order to allow jerseys to be worn over multiple seasons, and avoid number conflicts on a team. You can make a number request, but there is no guarantee that number will be available.

Please click to link below to begin the order process.

ABYHA Hockey Bags

ABYHA hockey bag

There's still time to get your official ABYHA hockey bag for Christmas!

The bags are high quality strong canvas construction, and cost $60.

Contact Scott Brown to place your order!


Founded in 1970, the Acton-Boxboro Youth Hockey Association serves boys and girls in the towns of Acton, Boxboro, Harvard, and Bolton Massachusetts. Our home rink is the Nashoba Valley Olympia on Route 111 in Boxboro (directions). Our teams play in the Valley League, and our girls team play in the Middlesex Yankee Conference.

We have 17 teams from the Mite to Midget level, Girls team combined with Concord Carlisle Youth Hockey, and a learn to skate program with six intramural Mosquito teams. We have a long, proud heritage. Our program is based upon the principle of making our children's hockey experience as enjoyable as possible, with a strong emphasis on skating and skills development and having fun with hockey. Some of our players have graduated to the National Hockey League, and others have played for their high school and college teams. 

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