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AHA Summer Bags Tournament June 17th

The Aberdeen Hockey Association Summer Bags Tournament is just over 2 weeks away! Rain or Shine this tournament will happen at the Odde Ice Center Saturday June 17th! Doors pen at 11:30 with registration from 12-1 & the tournament starting at 1:30! 48 team max with the top 3 teams getting CASH! Registration is only $30 and includes 2 FREE DRINK TICKETS! Register before June 9th and receive 2 more FREE DRINK TICKETS! Side games and buy back tournaments with 100% pay outs too! Register your team today by calling Aaron @ 605-380-5852!

AHA Names New Varsity Coaches

The Aberdeen Hockey Association is pleased to announce the naming of the new Girls Varsity Head Coach Shelby Edwards.  Shelby grew up in Rapid City & played varsity for the Rushmore Thunder.  She attended SDSU where she studied Physical Education.  While attending SDSU she played for the SDSU ACHA Hockey Team while being the assistant coach for the Brookings Rangers.  She won state in 2012 and was a 3 time league champions.  After SDSU Shelby moved to Nebraska to start the first ever women’s hockey program at Midland University.  In 2015 she helped start the Girls Team South Dakota, she currently the head coach of the U16 team and assistant coach of the U19 team.  She coached the National Camp in St. Cloud for the Girls U15 development Camp in 2015 and the girls U18 Camp in 2016.  She is also currently the development rep for the state of South Dakota.  "I am looking forward to the opportunity to coach a team that has had such great success and continue to help them grow as young ladies and hockey players, but am most looking forward to working with a great group of girls and the support system that they have from their parents, grandparents, friends, and AHA."  -Coach Edwards

The Aberdeen Hockey Association is pleased to announce the naming of the new Boys Varsity Head Coach Jon Aldinger.  Jon was born and raised in Aberdeen.  He spent 13 years playing for the Cougars growing up.  Since his playing days Jon has spent 18 years coaching youth Hockey in Aberdeen.  He also plays men’s league.  When he isn’t at the arena Jon spends time working at Quest Construction. 


  “I've experienced all the ups and downs as a player and a coach. Just want my players to love the game as I do! Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.” -Herb Brooks


“It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it’s what you put into the practice.” -Eric Lindros


“I love the game, people I played with & all the boys I’ve coached along the way.  I want the boys to love and find the passion I have for the game.”  –Coach  Aldinger

June Board Meeting

The June Board meeting date has changed.  The meeting will be on June 27th at 7:00 PM.

Congratulations to our Raffle Winners!

Congrats to all our winners thank you for supporting Aberdeen Cougar Hockey!


Stevens 555 O/U Shotgun   --  Erin Malsam

Tikka T3X Rifle  --  Erv Malsam

$500 Cash  --  Lee Isack

$500 C-Express Gas Card  -- Tony Kallas

$500 C-Express Gas Card  --  Calvin Kleffman

$500 Ken's Grocery Gift Card  --  Amy Misslitz

$500 Ken's Grocery Gift Card  --  Jack Kimball

Ken's Wine of the Month Club  --  Jon Fisk

Big Screen TV From Langs's  --  Shane Johnson

Revive Day Spa Party for 2  --  Jenny Hepper

Jimmy Johns Sandwich of the Month  --  Mike Becker

1 Zone of CoolSculpting from Total Package Med Spa  --  Tami Rath

2 Aberdeen Wings Season Passes  --  Amy Jones

Rolling Hills 2017 Adult Membership  --  Eric Myers

$500 Dakota Outdoors Gift Card  --  Sandy Santjer

Gold Dust/Mavericks Deadwood Get Away  --  Tom Orr

2 WeFest Tickets courtesy of Pepsi  --  Heidi Schmit

Boston Fern Flower Bouquet  --  Lisa Pfeil

We will be contacting the winners in the upcoming days. 

Congratulations and Thank you from AHA!


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    Jeff Scheel, AHA President

    Cougar Classifieds

    If you've got a bunch of used hockey gear taking up space in your house, or if you are looking to get a good deal on some used hockey equipment, be sure to check out the Cougar Classifieds by clicking in the column on the left.

    The Aberdeen Hockey Association (AHA) will provide the youth of the Aberdeen area opportunities, both recreational and competitive, to participate in ice hockey. Lifetime lessons will be learned in: responsibility, physical fitness, discipline, cooperation, sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership, and most important, "fun" with peers.

    Coach/Volunteer Background Check Registration

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