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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED

We're in the process of hiring part time associates for rink maintenance, building nmaintenance and bookkeeping work. Please click on the "Employment" tab for more information. 

IT'S TIME TO VOTE AGAIN!

After a first round victory, The Duluth Heritage Sports Center (DHSC) remains in contention for the title of being the Minnesota ice arena that best represents the State of Hockey. Thanks to outstanding response from our supporters during  the first round of the Hockey Hotdish Tournament’s “Barn” division”, the 14th seed DHSC outpolled #3 seed Hibbing’s Memorial Arena by a 64%  to 36%  margin and now must contend with a challenge from Mariucci Arena, the home of the Minnesota Gopher’s mens hockey program.     
     
In addition to the DHSC, five of the remaining 8 arenas in the Barn division are from northern Minnesota. Still in the running are the no. 1 seed Eveleth Hippodrome, the Roseau Memorial Arena (#4), the Warroad Gardens (#5), Thief River Falls Ralph Englestad Arena (#9) and the IRA Civic Center, Grand Rapids (#10).
     
To cast your vote for the DHSC, go online to
www.letsplayhockey.com.  Click on the “Hockey Hotdish Tournament” and follow the prompts to the “Barn Bracket Round”.  Voters may cast more than one vote, so DHSC encourages its supporters to vote early…and often!

DHSC TAKES FIRST ROUND IN HOCKEY HOTDISH TOURNAMENT

The Duluth Heritage Sports Center (DHSC) remains in contention for the title of being the Minnesota ice arena that best represents the State of Hockey. Thanks to outstanding response from our supporters during  the first round of the Hockey Hotdish Tournament’s “Barn” division”, the 14th seed DHSC outpolled #3 seed Hibbing’s Memorial Arena by a 64%  to 36%  margin and now moves on to compete against the Mariucci Arena in the second round.
           
Minnesota’s oldest hockey newspaper, Let’s Play Hockey, is hosting this event which offers 4 brackets…Beauty (players), Bench Boss (Coaches), Barn (Arenas) and Big Head (Mascots).  Duluth East’s coach Mike Randolph was among the Bench Bosses, losing out in the first round to Bloomington Jefferson’s long-time coach, Tom Saterdalen.  In the Big Head (mascot) division, the Duluth East Greyhound will compete against the White Bear lake Bear. Voting for the Big Head division is now activated and will end on Sunday, July 6th.
           
In addition to the DHSC, five of the remaining 8 arenas in the Barn division are from northern Minnesota. Still in the running are the no. 1 seed Eveleth Hippodrome, the Roseau Memorial Arena (#4), the Warroad Gardens (#5), Thief River Falls Ralph Englestad Arena (#9) and the IRA Civic Center, Grand Rapids (#10).
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Voting in the Barn division will continue later in July, with the exact dates to be announced soon. Voting will again be online at www.letsplayhockey.com.  Click on the “Hockey Hotdish Tournament” and follow the prompts to the “Barn Bracket Round”. 

2014 HOLIDAY INN & SUITES HOCKEY SHOWCASE BRACKETS SET

With the recent addition of two Canadian teams, the brackets are set for the 2014 Holiday Inn & Suites Hockey Showcase. Please click on the "Tournaments" tab at the left of this page for full details

DHSC TO HOST AREA’S ‘LITTLE WILD” HOCKEY PROGRAM

     This fall, the DHSC will be the site for the “Little Wild” Learn-to –play hockey program. Through the combined efforts of the Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Hockey, CCM, Total Hockey and Minnesota Wild player Charlie Coyle, the program will serve to introduce the game of ice hockey to children who have not participated in an organized hockey program before.
     Each participant will be outfitted from head to toe with Little Wild branded CCM equipment and receive four (4) hours of on-ice instruction for $100. To be eligible to participate, children must be no older than 8 or younger than 5 on August 1, 2014, and must not have previously been registered with a local Minnesota Hockey affiliate.
     Skating lessons are highly recommended before the start of the Little Wild Program. Little Wild participants should be able to skate the width of the ice without falling before they come to the first Little Wild clinic. For more information on skating lessons, please check out your local community education or rinks for classes. 
     Registration opens Tuesday, May 27.  Only 60 participants will be accepted and all must register on line at www.wild.com/littlewild. (no exceptions.)
      The four (4) practices will all be held on each Sunday during September, at 4:30 PM. The dates at the DHSC are September 7, September 14, September 21 & September 28      
     For additional information, please refer to the website: www.wild.com/littlewild.


DULUTH EAST'S ALEX TRAPP WINS AWARD

     Alex Trapp, Duluth East High School Senior, is the recipient of a 2014 Hobey Baker High School Character Award. He was selected for this honor based on his outstanding individual performance on and off the ice
    
With the philosopy that “success starts with character” , this award is granted each year to honor high school hockey players who exemplify the Hobey Baker ideal that "Character Builds Excellence."     Candidates are nominated by their coaches, based on the following criteria:

  • Integrity and positive attitude
  • Coachability
  • Outstanding sportsmanship
  • Community spirit

     The Duluth Heritage Sports Center joins with his teammates, his school and the entire community to add our congratulations to Alex for this significant accomplishment. 

DHSC UPCOMING EVENTS

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Adult Open Hockey "Firemen"
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Adult/Senior Open Skate
  • Jul
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Open Hockey "Policemen"
  • Jul
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Family Open Skate
  • Jul
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Adult Open Hockey "Firemen"