The Opener

The Opener 2020  has been CANCELLED

Updated 5/22/2020


The 10th Annual AAA Opener is the first AAA Hockey Tournament of the season. Geared to get teams prepared for the upcoming season, the Opener features a four game guarantee, championship round play on Sunday with certified officials, on-site EMT’s, game programs and posted bracketing. Kick-off the AAA season and “Let’s Play Summer Hockey!”
This is an Open level AAA tournament


Twin Cities Division:
Cancelled

 


Sioux Falls Division:
Games will be played at the state-of-the-art 3 sheet Scheels IcePlex in Sioux Falls, SD.

Cancelled

 


St. Cloud Girls Division:
Cancelled


Opener Features

  • Four game guarantee
  • Vendor Area
  • Premier Hockey Officials
  • On-Site EMT
  • Player rosters and game announcers
  • Over 200 teams!
  • Team trophies and Championship T’s
  • Premier Facilities: Schwan Super Rink, Fogerty Arena, National Hockey Center, MAC, and Scheels IcePlex
  • Games will not start prior to 12:00pm Friday
  • On-site Concessions and Pro Shop
  • Standings and result board posted
  • A great way to kick-off the AAA hockey tournament season
  • Multiple divisions at each age level for parity

 

Stay and Play
NHG has secured blocks of rooms with the best pricing and proximity to arenas used for the tournament. Teams are required to stay in these properties.

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Dates Division Age Location Lodging
2021 TBD Sioux Falls, SD Division – Boys Open 2007, 2006, 2005 Scheels Iceplex 3 sheet complex View Hotels
2021 TBD Twin Cities Division – Boys Open 2012/11, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Super Rink (Blaine) & Fogerty Arena (Blaine) View Hotels
2021 TBD Twin Cities Division – Boys Open 2006, 2005, 2004 Plymouth Ice Center & Brooklyn Park View Hotels
2021 TBD Sioux Falls, SD Division – Boys Open 2010, 2008 Scheels Iceplex 3 sheet complex View Hotels
2021 TBD Sioux Falls, SD Division – Boys Open 2012/11, 2009 Scheels Iceplex 3 sheet complex View Hotels
Dates Division Age Location Lodging
2021 TBD Girls Open 10U, 12U, 14U Super Rink & Fogarty Arena (Blaine) View Hotels
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