By Mike Mullally, AHAI Director & AHAI Fall Showcase Team General Manager
AHAI will again form and host a Fall High School Showcase team that will participate in the 2019 NAPHL Showcase at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota. Below is a timeline for the Fall Showcase Team:
- August 12 – Named players are collected from all High School Leagues.
- August 20 – The field is pared down to 40 players
- August 26-27 – Tryout dates – 20 players selected for the Fall Showcase Team. August 26 tryout held at Center Ice of DuPage at 5:40pm. August 27 Tryout held at Northbrook Ice Arena at 5:50pm.
- September 4 – Fall Showcase Team practice
- September 18-22 – NAPHL Showcase in Blaine, Minnesota
The 2019 Fall Showcase Team will once again be comprised of high school junior and seniors. Our players will compete against some of the best teams in the country at the NAPHL Showcase at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, all while being scouted by NA3HL, NAHL, USHL junior coaches as well as scouts from the ACHA and NCAA. This premier event is the best opportunity for our high school players to advance their position in the hockey world.
The AHAI Fall Showcase Team will be traveling by team bus from Bensenville, Ill., on Wednesday, September 18. The bus, practice ice, entry fees, uniforms and some meals will be provided by AHAI. The hotel cost and some meals will be borne by the players and their families. Players must be available for tryout, practice and the NAPHL Showcase from Wednesday, September 18 through Sunday, September 22.
Please stay tuned to AHAI’s bi-weekly newsletter Snapshot or our monthly high school newsletter, IHSHL Snapshot for more AHAI Fall Showcase Team information. If you don’t already receive our newsletters, you can subscribe by texting “AHAI” to 22828.