The latest stop of the Youth Hockey League (Asia Region), was successfully held at Taipei Arena from October 1-3, 2016 !
After meeting at the Shanghai stop earlier in June, the young players from Beijing, Harbin, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Wuhan were happy to reunite at the Taipei stop, new friends from Taipei joined the ice hockey games at this stop to make the ice rink even more lively !
To promote the passing on of ice hockey knowledge from seasoned professionals to the up and coming young players, an ice hockey exchange clinic was arranged for the participants of AYHL to learn from the pros – NHL Alumni Association member and former New York Rangers Captain Barry Beck, former Edmonton Oilers member Doug Lynch, Russian coach Nikolaev Vladimir, coach of the Chinese Taipei National Team Ryan Lang, along with former Chinese Women Ice Hockey Team member Tan Anqi, lead the players through an intensive ice hockey clinic to train the players both mentally and physically for the games.
Through these few days, players and coaches from different parts of the world gathered to play the sport they all love - ice hockey. It is through events like these that unites players and coaches from different regions and enjoy the sport as a family! Everyone had an amazing time at the tournament and are all looking forward to the next stop - Beijing !
2016-17 Youth Hockey League (Asia region)
Date : October 1-3, 2016
Venue : 台北小巨蛋
Participating Teams :
Beijing : HOKAY Ice Center
Harbin : Harbin Future Stars Hockey Club
Hong Kong : Hong Kong Academy of Ice Hockey
Shanghai : FeiYang Skating Center
Taipei : Chinese Taipei Ice Hockey School
Wuhan : Wuhan Dragons Ice Hockey Club