Bauer Hockey is the world's most recognized designer, marketer and manufacturer of hockey equipment. Founded in Kitchener, Ontario in 1927, Bauer Hockey developed the first skate with a blade attached to a boot, forever changing the game of hockey. Since then, Bauer Hockey has continued to develop the most sought after products in the industry, including the widely successful SUPREME®, VAPOR® and NEXUS® lines of products. Performance Sports Group Ltd., the parent company of Bauer Hockey, is a publicly-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange whose affiliates market products under the BAUER, MISSION, MAVERIK, CASCADE, INARIA, COMBAT and EASTON brand names. Performance Sports Group is a member of the Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes, as well as the S&P/Toronto Stock Exchange Composite Index. For more information, visit Bauer Hockey's website at www.BAUER.com.
Vaughn is the official Goaltending Equipment Partner to the NAHL and serves as the Preferred Goaltending Equipment Supplier of the NA3HL and NAPHL. Founded in 1982, Vaughn became one of the first major hockey production companies to use multiple foam layers in equipment. As strictly a goalie equipment company, the main focus for Vaughn is the innovation and quality of their product. Vaughn has a great understanding of their goalies and also provides a customer service and experience that is unmatched. With two manufacturing facilities (Oxford, Michigan and London, Ontario), Vaughn is unmatched in its ability to service both the North American and European markets.
USA Hockey is the National Governing Body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States. Its mission is to promote the growth of hockey in America and provide the best possible experience for all participants by encouraging, developing, advancing and administering the sport.
With more than 100 online high school courses and 20 years of experience, Apex Learning Virtual School offers players the opportunity to be both successful academically and available for practice and travel. Rigorous curriculum and the support of expert online teachers provide a strong academic foundation. The flexibility to complete online course work when and where it is convenient means school can fit with player's hockey commitments. Enrollment options include full time to earn a diploma and individual courses to fulfill specific requirements. For players wanting to qualify for Division I and Division III college teams, courses approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) are offered.
The Official Jersey Supplier of the NAHL, OT Sports specializes in the design, manufacturing, sale and distribution of custom team uniforms, licensed replica jerseys and sideline apparel.
DASH is a sports memorabilia auction app that benefits the team and is designed to enhance a fan's experience before, during & after a game. DASH is a chance for fans to get the most authentic memorabilia and team experiences right from their mobile device all while supporting their favorite team. DASH is the only digital auction platform built specifically for sports teams and their fans.
K1 Sportswear Corporation, established in 1987, is one of two Official Jersey Suppliers to the NAHL. K1 is the largest manufacturer of hockey uniforms in the United States. K1 uses the most advanced pattern making, cutting, sewing, sublimation and screen-printing technologies to produce high quality uniforms at its facilities in Cloquet, Minnesota.
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. HockeyTech was founded in 2013 by Stu Siegel (technology entrepreneur and former Florida Panthers Managing Partner/CEO) through a series of acquisitions. While HockeyTech is a new corporate identity, our brands have been providing cutting-edge solutions to the hockey world since 1998. HockeyTech brands include RinkNet, ISS Hockey, FASTHockey, LeagueStat, and NEXT Testing. At HockeyTech's core is our Hockey Player Information and Scouting System. It is the world's largest private data repository on hockey player, team, and league information. Our client teams, leagues and organizations rely upon our cloud-based system to manage their vital confidential player and prospect information in a secure environment.
Gongshow Gear Inc. (Gongshow) is the Official Lifestyle Hockey Apparel of the NAHL. Gongshow is also the sponsor of the NAHL TV platform on the NAHL website at NAHL.com. Gongshow is recognized as the hockey good industry's premier manufacturer of innovative, high quality, fashionable and trend setting clothing apparel for hockey athletes of all ages and abilities.
Trainerize is the Official Personal Training Software Provider to the NAHL, NAPHL and NA3HL. Through a customizable web platform and mobile app, Trainerize empowers coaches to be closer to athletes anytime, anywhere. By combining online workout delivery, mobile app tracking, meal planning and in-app communication, Trainerize makes it possible for coaches to track team performance and motivate athletes in a revolutionary new way. For more information visit www.trainerize.com.
As the Preferred Custom Team Merchandise and Apparel Supplier to the NAHL, Lettermen Sports is the premier destination for all of your custom team apparel needs. Combining cutting edge technology with personal customer service has made them a leader in providing custom team apparel to groups and teams throughout the nation. From hats and scarves to jackets and pants, they have you covered. For more information, please visit their website at www.lettermensports.com.
The first Swannys Necklace was sold in June of 2008, even though the original Swanny was made nearly 10 years prior by its founder, Peter Swanson. Swannys provides items to athletes in all sports, including hockey, lacrosse, football and baseball, as well as all the non-athletes who simply enjoy the Swannys style. In addition to still creating the necklace that started it all, Swannys makes a variety of custom items, including bracelets, lanyards and key chains.
The Official Game Puck of the NAHL, OGP Enterprises Inc. is the fastest growing puck supplier in North America and No. 1 supplier of pucks to junior hockey.
Being the Preferred Signage Supplier to the NAHL and its members, Source One Digital is the leader in the sports signage industry. They are a large format digital printer, and supply collegiate, minor league, NHL teams, the NCAA, professional sports teams, large corporations, stadiums, arenas and events all over the country for all their signage needs.
The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to partner with the Avis Budget Group as their car rental partner for the 2015-16 season. The Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world's leading car sharing network, with more than 900,000 members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world.
Best of all, because of the league-wide agreement with the Avis Budget Group, all teams, parents, scouts, staff and those attending league-sponsored events are entitled to special pricing and rates.
Located in Blaine, Minnesota, the Schwan Super Rink is the largest ice arena of its kind in the world. The state-of-the-art facility, a $21 million project totaling over 300,000 square feet, features eight sheets of ice under one roof. With all its varied amenities and services, the Schwan Super Rink is absolutely unique in the world of ice sport facilities. The venue plays host to the annual NAHL and NA3HL Showcases, as well as, several other league-wide events.
When you are in town for an NAHL, NA3HL or NAPHL event, there are many things to do during your stay. Minneapolis Northwest businesses are located about ten minutes from downtown Minneapolis which makes for an easy drive in and out of the city. Our visitors are lucky to have the buzz of the city right in their backyard, while still enjoying the comfort of a true vacation. Let us help plan your stay with free information, including a visitors guide, coupons, upcoming events, and more!
CaptainU is a proud sponsor of the NAHL Future Prospects Combines. Since CaptainU was founded in 2008, over 2 million high school athletes have used their platform to promote themselves to college programs. Currently, over 3,000 athletes commit to colleges each month using CaptainU. Their networking platform provides players and parents a tool to manage the college recruiting process and maximize their exposure to college coaches.
Now in its 38th season, Let's Play Hockey is the longest-running hockey newspaper in the United States, serving the largest youth hockey market in the nation and covering all levels of boys' and girls', men's and women's hockey, including youth, prep, college, junior, professional and Olympic hockey.
USA Hockey Magazine is the official publication and magazine of USA Hockey. USA Hockey, Inc., is the National Governing Body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States, including the NAHL, NA3HL and NAPHL. Its mission is to promote the growth of hockey in America and provide the best possible experience for all members by encouraging, developing, advancing and administering the sport.
Since 1999, USA Junior Hockey Magazine has been committed to advancing the awareness and promotion of junior hockey in the United States and beyond. The nationally circulated publication has established itself as the premier educational resource for the nation's top talented players, their families, coaches and hockey decision-makers.
With editorial coverage that includes every ice and inline hockey association in the state, as well as midget, junior college and professional hockey, Rubber Magazine positions itself as the Authoritative Voice of Ice and Inline Hockey in Arizona, California and Colorado.