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2020 New Mexico Boys Player Selection Camp


The Land of Enchantment Amateur Hockey Association (LOEAHA) is proud to announce the 2020 New Mexico Player Selection Camp (NMPSC) to be held Sunday March 22, 2020 atThe Outpost Ice Arenas in Albuquerque. The PSC is an opportunity for New Mexico resident boys with birth years 2003-2006 to demonstrate their abilities and compete for the state allocated roster spots for forwards, defenseman, and goalies to attend advanced USA Hockey Regional & DistrictPlayerDevelopment Camps (PDC).

This year the NMPSC evaluation process will consist of high-tempo skill based on-ice drills, and an organized scrimmage. Evaluators are recruited from multiple organizations, with a wide range of hockey knowledge, to select the most appropriate players to represent New Mexico at their age level. 


            Check in opens: 8:00am 

            Players dressed and ready for brief orientation at 8:45am (Parents welcome to attend.)  

            On-Ice Session: 9:00am to 10:15am 

            Light lunch and healthy snacks provided: 1hr break between sessions. 

            On-Ice Session/Scrimmage: 11:15am to 12:45pm

Players will be notified of their results by email shortly after the camp.

The cost to participate in the NMPSC is $45  ($60 after March 16th or at the door. Please register early!

Please be aware, should you be selected to attend the Districtor National camps, there are additional costs associated with those camps. Though the extra cost can be burdensome, the benefits of these camps include:·            On-iceparticipation withNCAACollege, Junior,  AAA, Prep  School,  USAHNationaland,sometimes,NHLpersonnel

  • Opportunitytomeasurethemselvesagainstthebestplayersinthedistrict
  • Exposuretoscoutsandhigher-level teams andcoaching·            PossibleselectiontothegenderandbirthyearspecificNationalUSAHockey NationalCamps

Currently the Rocky Mountain Boys PDC for birth years 2003-2005 is scheduled to take place May 8-11 in Dallas Tx.

Dates for Rocky Mountain PDC for 2006 birth years are YTBD but are typically held mid-June in Co Springs, CO. 

We look forward to seeing hockey players from all over New Mexico at the camp on March 22nd!

Specific questions can be directed to PSC Coordinator Matt Coulombe. email:

Are you looking for individual or group skating lessons? 
Check out our Travel coaches who offer sessions!

 *Coach Kyle Follmer
Please contact him if you’re interested:
651-431-1013 or  

*Coach Ben Danford
Please contact him to set up a session:
651-343-1640 or




NMICE Gets More Recognition from USA Hockey!

Were back in the news!  Check-out this follow-up article about our Try Hockey event.

NMICE receives recognition from USA Hockey for attendance at our Try Hockey Event

Wow!  We just learned from USA Hockey that we had the third highest attendance in the Nation at our event!  Pretty good for a small organization in the desert!  Great job!

See a special thank you to our volunteers from Coach Tim below.

Try Hockey For Free Follow-On Program

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New Mexico Ice Hockey Foundation

New Mexico Ice Hockey Foundation (NMICE) is a non-profit youth hockey organization run by a volunteer Board of Directors that offer youth hockey for a variety of age groups ranging from Mites (6 and under) up through including High School and competitive travel teams.
Our office is located in the Outpost Ice Arena at 9530 Tramway Blvd Northeast in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  more info

Jeff Thompson

New Mexico Ice Hockey Foundation President

Phone: 505-717-6151

Kara Fichtner

New Mexico Ice Hockey Foundation Registrar

Phone: 505-250-3371

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NMICE has successfully achieved Gold Status in the 2016-17 USAH "2 and 2 Challenge".  Congratulations on your success and thank you for your continued commitment to driving youth hockey growth at the 8U level.

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