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February 24  | Try Hockey Day


You’ve been celebrating all week long, and maybe you or a friend are excited to try playing hockey for the first time. Hundreds of local rinks nationwide will be holding free hockey clinics for children ages 4 to 9, with certified coaches and volunteers, at no cost as part of USA Hockey’s Try Hockey For Free Day.

To find participating rinks near you, click here. USA Hockey will be celebrating all day long, sharing the best first steps, falls and smiles on the ice. Make sure to tag @usahockey in all of your photos and videos to join the celebration!


Share your photos and videos from your local Try Hockey For Free events on your social media platforms. Tag @USAHockey and use the hashtag #TryHockey - we want to see all the smiling faces trying the sport we all love!

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Mon., Feb. 19 USA Day
Tues., Feb. 20 Hockey Is For Everyone Day
Wed., Feb. 21 Stick Salute Day
Thur., Feb. 22 Hockey History Day
Fri., Feb. 23 Hockey Jersey Day
Sat., Feb. 24 Try Hockey For Free Day
Sun., Feb. 25 Welcome To Hockey Day

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A young boy, in a black Bauer helmet and a navy USA Hockey/NHL jersey sits on the ice and smiles during Try Hockey For Free Day