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Fayette Area Youth Hockey Association

Welcome to the Fayette Area Youth Hockey Association (FAYHA) Ice Miners web site. 

Uniform - Apparel Information

The site is open for ordering uniforms and apparel.... GAME ON, GEAR ON. Check with your teammates and make sure they've received the notice to see which products are HOT.

Goalie orders will need to be called in at 800-8751-883 x124

Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey

Sidney Crosby's Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey

The Pittsburgh Penguins are pleased to announce the return of Sidney Crosby's Little Penguins Learn to Play Hockey program for its ninth season!

The Pittsburgh Penguins youth initiative has become the standard for excellence in learn to play. With the help of USA Hockey, Sidney Crosby, DICK'S Sporting Goods, CCM and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, approximately 1,200 children will receive FREE head-to-toe hockey equipment.

In pursuit of building a stronger community, the program will utilize 25 area locations, featuring age appropriate instruction based on USA Hockey's ADM model. These locations also include four weekday daytime programs, and one girls only program.

Click HERE for more information.

Try Hockey For Free - Saturday November 12th

Try Hockey For Free Day!

On Saturday, November 12th, USA Hockey and 500 local associations across the country will host Try Hockey For Free Day! Participating locations encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come try youth hockey as part of Come Play Hockey Month. All locations will have limited equipment available for use.

Find the closest Try Hockey event to you in the map below by searching your zip code. Try Hockey events are indicated with a red pin on the map. Click the pin most convenient to you to register your child.

The Ice Mine will be hosting Try Hockey for Free from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM on Saturday November 12th.

For any questions, please contact us at (719) 538­-1124 or email

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Welcome New Board Members

The Ice Miners would like to welcome new board members, Lynn Bell (Fundraiser Coordinator), Jess Sphar (Tournament, Coal Cup Coordinator), and Jason Boone (ADM Coordinator). We are excited to have Lynn and Jess back on the board and we welcome Jason as  a first time board member.

We would like to thank outgoing board members, Carmen Galderesi, Donna Galderesi, and Vanessa Breakiron for their dedicated service and support. Their time and effort is greatly appreciated in keeping youth hockey alive and well in Fayette County!

NHL Analytics Tracking of 8U Hockey Players

A cutting-edge NHL analytics team puts the test to youth hockey for the first time ever. Watch this video and see what you think.