Hockey weekend in Eau Claire!

View Map

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 or


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.

The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from the viewers but we are not obligated to post comments we feel inappropriate or violate our guidelines. Here are some of the criteria you should follow when posting comments:

Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. Children and families visit this site. We will delete comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.

We will delete all comments using hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our web site.

Comments should not attack other readers personally.

We will delete comments we deem offensive, in bad taste, or out of bounds. We are not obligated to post comments that are rude or insensitive.

We do not edit user-submitted comments.

As a host WEAU 13 News welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However, we have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason WEAU 13 News reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus