NHG Beast

2024 Openings (updated 1/1/2024)

A-Squirts: FULL

A-Peewees: Goalies are FULL, room for 2 more skaters.

9th year of NHG bringing teams to Lake Placid

“Believe in Miracles” and enjoy the perfect hockey vacation in a classic North American City, Lake Placid, New York!!!

Join many squirts, peewees, & bantams from the upper Midwest as they look to bring home the Gold with the NHG Beast. To participate on the NHG Beast you must have been invited to participate in the NHG Selects or be a top player on your current winter team (with a recommendation from your winter or AAA coach). You do not have to be on an NHG AAA team to participate.

*Team make-up needs to be 80% Minnesota players*


  • Four Game Guarantee…three 12-minute stop time periods. Four teams in each division advance to a medal game. Games begin on Thursday afternoon and medal games end on Sunday afternoon.
  • Championship Gold-Silver-Bronze medals awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respectively.
  • 2 practices including one in St Cloud (or Blaine), MN and one in Lake Placid, NY
  • 2 sublimated NHG Beast game jerseys, 2 pair of socks, & an NHG Beast hoodie
  • 4 days 3 nights’ accommodations…Check-in on Thursday and check-out on Sunday for the ultimate hockey weekend! (extra days available at additional cost)
  • Packages include 3 breakfasts (Fri-Sat-Sun) and 3 dinners (Thurs-Fri-Sat)
  • Complimentary Lunch for players at the Olympic Center
  • Complimentary pizza party for players and their families
  • Tickets to all ECAC Division I Championship games for all tournament guests and participants
  • Grand opening ceremonies on Thursday prior to the games (subject to venue availability)
  • Skills competitions (Shoot-out and Team Relay Skating) with awards for select players on each team.
  • Professionally filmed and edited Tournament Highlight Video available to capture your Tournament Memories.  All games and skill competitions are recorded and available digitally.
  • Player souvenir for each participant
  • Tournament Credential customized with your team’s name. An Olympic Credential provides complimentary access to the Olympic Ski-Jumping Complex, Sports Complex, Olympic Speed Skating Oval plus discounts on Whiteface lift tickets, gondola rides, bobsled rides, the Olympic Museum, and more…a $75 value! (Venues subject to weather conditions. Visit www.lakeplacidlegacysites.com for details.)
  • Public skating session on the 1980 Arena or 1932 Arena for all players, family members, coaches, and registered guests (subject to venue availability)


Dates / Levels

Dates Division Age Location Lodging
March 21-24, 2024 Boys Open Division A-Squirts 10U
A-Peewees 12U
Lake Placid, New York
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