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Youth Hockey at the USA Hockey Arena


Registration for Fall/Winter 2022-23 Compuware House Hockey is OPEN! 


Upcoming Fall Season: Starting September 2022

6U (2016/17): $800

• Saturdays and Sundays

8U (2014/15): $850

• Saturdays and Sundays

10U (2012/13): $1600

• Saturdays and Sundays


New Player/Returning Player Registration:

1) Complete Registration Online Here 

* To Register with USA Hockey visit

League Cost Includes:

Ice Time, Referee Fees, League Fees, & Jerseys



Hannah McGowan
USA Hockey Arena Program Coordinator
734.453.6400 ext. 339


8U Q-and-A: Why the Blue Puck?

By Ken Martel, ADM Technical Director


A: USA Hockey uses the 4-ounce blue puck at 8U in order to allow these young players to develop proper technique in passing, shooting and stickhandling.

At this age, teaching proper technique through the use of age-appropriate equipment is critical to skill development. Lighter-weight blue pucks, along with the correct stick, help players build confidence and avoid frustration by being able to lift the puck, score goals, complete firm tape-to-tape passes, etc. The blue puck allows players to perform basic puck control skills through a proper range of motion.

One of the highlights for any young hockey player is learning to lift the puck when shooting. With the heavier black puck, young players tend to try and flip it so that it will rise off the ice. This circumvents learning the correct shooting technique. The blue puck is at a weight that encourages good shooting technique while allowing the player to successfully raise it off the ice.

2023-2024 Season
Compuware House Hockey
Please use the link below to complete registration steps



Contact the main office at USA Hockey Arena Office at 734-453-6400

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Benefits of Cross Ice Hockey click here