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Boys Teams

MN Black Bears AAA Hockey Club

Mission / Vision

  • Build Skills – Players will improve individual skills and team skills through the intensive training plan developed and run by  Impact Hockey .
  • Love the Game – Coaches will create a positive environment, understanding a player’s love for the game feeds their drive to work on their own.
  • Learn the Game – Simple systems, team concepts, and position play will be repeated so players can read & react with confidence & anticipation in the game.

Training / Team Practices /Competition

  • 2-to-1 Practice-to-Game Ratio
  • Individual Skills focus for 1/2 of all practices
  • Team Concepts/Skills focus for all other practices
  • Speed Testing for skaters and Goalie Analysis
  • Games & Tourneys are all local in the metro area

Team Selection:

Tryout / Application / Invite / Referral

14 skaters & 1/2 goalies per team.  Practice players may be added.

Impact individualized evaluation and training plans

  • Impact Hockey establishes each players baseline skill level & improvement through spring testing
  • Detailed development plan is executed over course of program
  • End of session re-testing  
  • Players can meaure their progress relative to their own scores and the group scores (scores are private to each player)

Shock Doctor Equipment and Apparel

  • Free mouth guards and/or other Shock Doctor apparel


  • Schedule provides enough touches for each player to reach their hockey potential this off-season while leaving enough time for other sports and activities.  We encourage players to develop their athleticism and learn to be a better team player through playing other sports.
  • We value family/life/sport balance and schedule days and times favorable for families that have multiple children involved in multiple activities.