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AVBH Weekly Round Up 04/16/24

By AVBHA, 04/15/24, 8:00AM CDT


Hey everyone, exciting news ahead!

Ready to sharpen your skating skills? Join our E>TRAIN sessions and take your game to the next level. Calling all seniors - don't forget to submit your applications for the AVBHA Scholarship. Plus, sign up now for our Summer Training Programs (STP) and make this summer your best one yet on the ice. Attention 10U B level players: check out Ice Surfers for a fantastic chance to boost your skills. And for a limited time, enjoy 25% off neck guards. Keep reading for all the details!

In this week's issue:



Don't miss out on these opportunities to join Brandon for some fantastic dryland training at BVTC! Our kids are fortunate to have such a skilled coach, so let's keep him busy, even in the off-season! Check out the schedule below and don't forget your stick, gloves, helmet, and water. See you there!

3:30 - 5:30 - Squirt, peewee, Bantam 10u and 12u
5:30 - 6:45 - boys mites
6:45 - 8:00 - girls mites 

3:30 - 5:30 - squirt, peewee, Bantam, 10u and 12u
5:30 - 6:30 - mites
6:30 - 7:30 - squirts and 10u
7:30 - 8:30 - bantam, peewee and 12u

3:30 - 5:30 - Squirt, peewee, Bantam, 10u and 12u
5:30 - 6:45 - girls mites
6:45 - 8:00 - boys mites 

3:30 - 5:30 - squirt, peewee, Bantam, 10u and 12u
5:30 - 6:30 - mites
6:30 - 7:30 - squirts and 10u
7:30 - 8:30 - bantam, peewee and 12u 

For smooth access to all our schedules and updates, don't forget to subscribe to our calendar on the Training Center - BVTC page. Stay refreshed, and enjoy your week!



AVB Hockey is offering multiple post-secondary education scholarships to this year's senior class at AVHS and BHS.  The board of directors have approved a scholarship fund and appointed a scholarship committee.  The intention is to grant scholarships to as many former players as possible.

Scholarship Eligibility, Requirements and Guidelines

  1. Applicants must be a senior in good standing at Apple Valley High School or Burnsville High School.

  2. Applicants must have been an active member of AVHA, BHC or AVBHA and been a traveling player with sanctioned teams (Eagles, Valkyries, or Firehawks) for at least two seasons. Applicants do not have to be active at the time of application.

  3. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.7 cumulative high school GPA (based on 4.0 scale) 

  4. Applicants must submit a transcript stating GPA with his/her application.  Transcripts must indicate cumulative grade point average.

  5. Applicants must submit an application form to the scholarship committee by the deadline of May 31, 2024.

  6. The scholarship committee will determine scholarship recipients and amounts awarded.

  7. The award is intended to be used during the traditional academic year (fall through spring), and for academic purposes such as tuition, fees, room, board, and/or books.

  8. Awards will be one time payments made payable to the educational institute.  Scholarships are forfeited if not used by March 31 of the following year (for example, 2024 winners must submit for payment by Mar 31 2025).

Decisions of the AVB Hockey scholarship committee are final.

To apply, please complete the Google Form located at this link.
2024 AVBHA Scholarship Application Form (



Attention AVBHA Families! It's that time of year again - Elementary School Carnival Season! What's in it for you? An exciting chance for your kids to showcase their passion for hockey with their classmates! AVBHA will be hitting up our AVHS feeder elementary schools, hosting games, dishing out prizes, and spreading the word about hockey and how to join in on the fun. But wait, we need your assistance! Reach out to Ginger to learn more about how you can pitch in (DIBS will be tallied and rewarded accordingly), or if you're interested in leading the charge at your child's elementary school. Let's make these carnivals a blast for everyone!



Elevate your game with E>TRAIN sessions! Weekly sessions are available for intense treadmill skating workouts that'll take your skills to the next level. Lace up your skates and sign up online at to secure your spot! Let's train, skate, and dominate together! 



Have you registered yet? All Boys & Girls Eagles and Valkyries STP registrations are open! Our Summer Training programs are a fantastic opportunity to hit the ice, hone your skills, and have a blast.

Check our their pages below and register today:
Squirts, 10U, PeeWee & 12U:



Check out this fantastic program put together by our neighbors in Lakeville! They're launching a girls AAA program, specifically targeting B level players for quality coaching and development. The clinic welcomes players born between 2012-2015, offering them a great chance to hit the ice and enhance their skills. Here's the signup link:

About Ice Surfers:
The Ice Surfers is a Girl's AAA program designed for "B" level players looking to elevate their game. Offering top-notch coaching and a positive team environment, they also participate in suitable off-season tournaments.

Follow Ice Surfers:

For any questions, feel free to reach out to Cory at or contact Tiffany Stanton at (612) 251-6504,

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!



Have you heard? We've partnered with Cutshield, a leading supplier of neck guards designed to enhance player safety on the ice, so our members can now enjoy a special discount on Cutshield neck guards.

Discount Details:

  • Discount Code: avbhockey

  • Discount: 25% off retail price

How to Redeem:

  1. Visit the Cutshield website:

  2. Use the discount code "avbhockey" at checkout to enjoy your exclusive savings!

Why Neck Guards Matter:
Player safety is our top priority, which is why we're thrilled to offer Cutshield neck guards to our members. Neck guards provide crucial protection against potential neck injuries during play, ensuring our players can focus on their game with confidence and peace of mind.

Important Reminder:
Starting August 1, 2024, all youth players under the age of 18 are required to wear neck guards as per USA Hockey rules. This rule change underscores the importance of prioritizing player safety and underscores the significance of our partnership with Cutshield.

Take Advantage Today:
Don't miss out on this opportunity to prioritize safety and save on Cutshield neck guards. Visit and use discount code "avbhockey" to secure your discounted neckguard today!

Let's continue to prioritize safety and support our players on and off the ice.


Big thanks for being a part of the Apple Valley Burnsville Hockey crew. Let's make hockey epic, together! 

Catch you on the ice,
Apple Valley Burnsville Hockey Association


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