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2015-2016 CT Ice Cats Tryouts Schedule
by posted 03/04/2015

The following are the Tryout Dates for the CT Ice Cats 2015-16 Season:


CT Ice Cats U12 (Birth Years 2003 and 2004)

Thursday 4/23: 6:40-7:40p @ Darien (Last Names A-J)

Thursday 4/23: 7:50-8:50p @ Darien (Last Names K-Z)

Friday 4/24: 4:30-5:30p @ CPCT (Last Names K-Z)

Friday 4/24: 5:40-6:40p @ CPCT (Last Names A-J) 

Saturday 4/25: 5:00p-6:00p @ CPCT (Group 1 TBD)

Saturday 4/25: 6:10-7:10pm @ CPCT (Group 2 TBD)


CT Ice Cats U14 (Birth Years 2001 and 2002)
Tuesday 4/21: 5:10-6:10pm at Terry Connors

Friday 4/24: 6:50-7:50p @ CPCT

Saturday 4/25: 7:20-8:20pm @ CPCT


CT Ice Cats U16/19 (Birth Years 2000 - Older)
Friday 4/24: 8-9pm @ CPCT

Saturday 4/25: 8:30-9:30pm @ CPCT


CT Ice Cats U10 and U8 teams will be formed in the Fall. 

Coaches and travel supplements will be posted prior to tryouts.


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CT Ice Cats Program Overview 2015-2016
by posted 03/04/2015

Click here for a detailed overview of the CT Ice Cats program for the 2015-2016 season. 


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Returning Player Registration Is Open at Noon
by posted 03/02/2015

Returning Player registration for the 2015 -2016 season for players who are 7yrs old and older (Mites through Midgets, 2008 through 1997 birth years, or the CT Ice Cats) will be open from Mar 2 – Mar 15.  Registration for returning 6yr old players (Mighty Mites, 2009 birth year) and all 5yr olds (Mini Mites, 2010 birth year) will open April 1.
Parents wishing to register their child for the upcoming season are strongly encouraged to do so in this two week period.  Once we have a count of returning players, we will start to invite new players into the program from the waitlist.  This must be completed before travel tryouts commence in late March.  Returning players who register after March 15 will pay a late fee, as well as the possibility of not having a position in the program.
As of March 2, the Returning Player registration form can be found at under Register Online, or by clicking here.
7yrs old and older (2008 - 1997 birth years) Returning Players:  2015 - 2016 DYHA Returning Player Registration Form

As of April 1, the Mighty Mite and Mini Mite forms can be found at under Register Online:


6yr old (2009 birth year) Returning Players:  2015 - 2016 DYHA Mighty Mite Registration Form
All 5yr old (2010 birth year) Players:  2015 - 2016 DYHA Mini Mite Registration Form
Players new to DYHA that are 6 yrs old and older (2009 - 1997 birth years) that have not played for DYHA the most previous season should apply to the Waitlist by clicking here.

For further information, please refer to the Registration Information tab on the left hand pane at

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by posted 03/02/2015

Congratulations to the Champions and Finalists in the Super Sunday games, and the 2015 Appleton Award winners.  The players, families and coaches celebrated a great day of Youth Hockey! 


2014-2015 House League Champions

  • Senior Major:  Baywater Properties over Palmer’s Market (6-3)
  • Senior Minor:  ERI Building & Design over Mini of Fairfield County ( - )
  • Squirt: BMW of Darien over Fox Hill Builders (3-2)
  • Mite:  Carta, McAlister & Moore, LLC over Fairfield County Sports Photography (6-1)


Appleton Award Winners

  • Senior Major: Camden Horan
  • Senior Minor: Brett Vrooman
  • Squirt: Campbell Bates
  • Mite: Samuel Willis


Fairfield County Sports Photography, longtime sponsor, has generously posted images from the Appleton Award ceremony for all interested families to download free of change – click HERE for Album

For more pictures of the season and individual and team photos, visit


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The Biggs Award - Scholarship for Graduating DHS Senior
by posted 02/11/2015

This year, as in prior years, DYHA will award a scholarship to a graduating Darien High School senior who has participated in the DYHA program. Named in memory of Darien High School student Todd Copeland Biggs, and funded by Friends of DYHA, please see the attached letter for additional information: The Biggs Award

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2015-2016 Midget and Bantam Tryouts Schedule
by posted 02/10/2015

The DYHA is pleased to announce the dates and times for the March 2015 tryouts for our Midget and Bantam travel teams.


Midgets (1997 - 2000 Birth Years)

March 24             Darien Ice Rink                  6:00-7:00pm       (Birth Years TBD)

March 24             Darien Ice Rink                  7:10-8:10pm       (Birth Years TBD)

March 26             Darien Ice Rink                  6:00-7:00pm       (Birth Years TBD)

March 26             Darien Ice Rink                  7:10-8:10pm       (Birth Years TBD)

March 28             Terry Connors Rink            6:20-7:20pm       (Grouping TBD)

March 28             Terry Connors Rink            7:30-8:30pm       (Grouping TBD)


Bantams (2001 and 2002 Birth Years)

March 25             Darien Ice Rink                  6:00-7:00pm       (Last Names TBD)

March 25             Darien Ice Rink                  7:10-8:10pm       (Last Names TBD)

March 28             Terry Connors Rink            4:00-5:00pm       (Last Names TBD)

March 28             Terry Connors Rink            5:10-6:10pm       (Last Names TBD)

March 29             Terry Connors Rink            4:00-6:00pm       (Grouping/Timeslots TBD)

March 31             Terry Connor Rink             6:20-8:30pm       (Grouping/Timeslots TBD)

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DYHA Waitlist Registration is Open
by posted 01/15/2015

The DYHA Waitlist Registration is open for 1997 - 2009 birth years

If you are interested in joining the DYHA hockey program for the 2015 - 2016 season click here to register on our waitlist.  Submitting this form is not a guarantee of a position in the DYHA hockey program, but it will place your son/daughter on our waitlist for the 2015 - 2016 hockey season. 

Submit this form ONLY if your child did not play in the DYHA hockey program for the 2014 - 2015 season.

Please note that the waitlist is cleared at the end of each season, and as such, if you were on the waitlist last season and wish to remain in consideration for a spot in the DYHA you must re-apply using the link that will be posted on the homepage of on January 15.

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by posted 10/22/2014

“Shots today, memories tomorrow!”

Fairfield County Sports Photography has photographed your favorite hockey player(s) for Darien Youth Hockey this 2014-2014 season.

FCSP has/will upload your DYHA individual/team photos to this direct link:

Click on your squad and enjoy.


Fairfield County Sports Photography: One Somerset Lane, Riverside, CT 06878 or email 

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