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2024 NIHL Blackhawks Tournament Schedules and Results

2024 10 U PSL Ice Dogs

Squirt 10U – Premier Select


Ice Dogs AA


Mammoth AA

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Last Updated: 2/18/2024, 10:43 AM

2024 10 U Elite Blues

Squirt 10U – Elite


Chicago Blues A2


Midwest Blackbirds AA

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Last Updated: 2/17/2024, 2:29 PM

2024 10 U Gold Ice Dogs

Squirt 10U – Gold


Ice Dogs A1


Mammoth A1

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Last Updated: 2/17/2024, 10:31 AM

2024 10 U Silver Mohawks

Squirt 10U – Silver


Hammond Mohawks A1


Firewagon Yellowjackets A1

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Last Updated: 2/25/2024, 2:28 PM

2024 10 U Bronze Wilmette

Squirt 10U – Bronze


Jr. Trevians A4


Vipers A3

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Last Updated: 2/23/2024, 7:38 PM

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Tage Thompson 2008-2009 NIHL PeeWee Elite Champion

"I can't express enough how essential fun and confidence are for any young hockey player, and the Northern Illinois Hockey League (NIHL) provided me with both." Tage Thompson - Buffalo Sabres

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Accepting Applications for 2024-2025 Playing Privileges

The Playing Privileges are for non-member organizations who'd like their Girls or Midget teams to play in NIHL. Privileges do not carry over and must be requested each season. The Executive Board will be reviewing these applications each league meeting, so the next dates will be April 15 and May 20. If your club played during the 2023-2024 season (the previous season) there is no application fee required. A link to the application is attached for your convenience.

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Watch the 6 United Center Championships Here

Maybe you were playing in the games, or maybe you just want to watch it again... all the six, Feb. 18, NIHL Blackhawks Tournament Championships from the United Center can be seen on YouTube, on the Stream Sports Midwest channel.

Watch Here

Quick References

Below are links to commonly used resources that coaches and managers may use throughout the season. For a full list or documents, forms and rules, please visit the resources page.