EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- What a weekend for hockey in Eau Claire. First, on Friday night, the UWEC Blugold hockey team hosts Bethel University in their home opener at 7:00 pm at Hobbs Ice Arena. Then on Saturday, Try Hockey for Free begins runs from 11:30 am - 12:20 pm, and 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm. Skates and sticks will be available. ECYH has some helmets, but children are encourages to bring their own. Bike helmets will do! High school and college players will be on the ice to assist kids. Parents must register their child with USA Hockey. This can be done prior to or at the event. Registration for mini-mites, children 6 and under is free!
Registration can be done at ecyh.org or usahockey.com/
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If your child loves it, registration for the mini-mite regular hockey season (children 6 and under) is free and all equipment other than skates is provided. Scholarships are available for older children.
On Saturday night, UWEC Hockey hosts Hamline University at 7:00 pm at Hobbs Ice Arena.