SHHS Business Members
The SHHS would like to thank the following Business Members from our community:
Poly-Plating, Inc.
2096 Westover Road
Chicopee, MA 01022
Phone: 413-593-5477
The home of genuine Poly-Ond coating.
Teddy Bear Pools & Spas
Retail Store:
41 East Street
Chicopee, MA 01020
Phone: 413-594-2666 or
1-800-554-BEAR
Tellier's Auto Body, Inc.
386 Meadow St.
Chicopee, MA 01013
Phone: 413-533-8585
Where workmanship is a matter of pride for 3 generations!
Steve's Sports
94 Front St.
West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: 413-746-1696
We print cool stuff!
Marcotte Ford
1025 Main St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: 888-695-5028
We've Got Your Back!
Glimmer Distributing
Bob Carestia
PO Box 109
Agawam, MA 01001
Flashpoint Imagery
West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: 774-212-2074
Photography for your special event
Phil Beaulieu & Sons Home Improvement
217 Grattan St.
Chicopee, MA 01020
Phone: 413-592-1498
Foley/Connelly Financial Partners, LLC
37 Elm St.
West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: 413-214-7474
J & J Hockey
41 Barr Avenue
Greenfield, MA 01301
Phone: 413-210-5373
Located at the Collins/Moylan Ice Arena
Northwestern Mutual
Christopher Watroba, CLU
1351 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01103
Phone: 413-748-6045
American Dream Home Remodel
100 Steiger Dr.
Westfield, MA 01085
Phone: 413-219-7440
John Guagliardo
Kidwell Electric
100 Front Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: 413-788-7198
T.W.W. Construction, LLC
792 Stony Hill Road
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Phone: 413-246-2591
Guardian Uniform
40 Robbins Road
Springfield, MA 01104
Phone: 413-858-8880
Reil's Rentals
282 High Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: 413-533-3165
Adam Quenneville Roofing, Siding & Windows
Zach Stachura
160 Old Lyman Road
South Hadley, MA 01075
Phone: 413-341-1850
Cotton's Performance LLC
105 Walnut St.
Agawam, MA 01001
Phone: 413-789-0531
King Ward Coach Lines
70 Justin Drive
Chicopee, MA 01022
Phone: 413-593-3939
Westfield Bank
11 convenient offices in the area
Phone: 413-568-1911
RI Reds Heritage Society
PO Box 167
Barrington, RI 02806
Phone: 401-247-2666
Reen and Willcutts Orthodontics
David Reen, DDM
46 Daggett Drive, Suite 1B
West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone: 413-733-2477
Nino's DJ Service
Phone: 413-525-2382
Nino Cuccovia
Wellness Within Chiropractic
Dr. Shelley A. Wilton
4B Liberty St.
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413-527-2529
Memorial Drive Dental Associates
1176 Memorial Drive #4
Chicopee, MA 01020
Phone: 413-593-5772
Please call us at 413-650-7447 to learn more about how your business membership in the SHHS can help us preserve the legacy by honoring the past!

2015 Opening Night

The next big date circled on the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society calendar is Saturday October 10th. On October 10th, the Springfield Falcons get their 2015-2016 season underway when they host the Hershey Bears at 7PM.

This season the Falcons are the primary affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes and as such, will have a substantially different look than over the past five seasons.

New behind the bench is Ron Rolston who has had stints as the coach of the Rochester Americans and Buffalo Sabres. Two assistant coaches brought in by the Coyotes have a local connection. Mike Bavis served as an assistant coach at Boston University for 15 seasons. Joining him is Agawam's Doug Janik. Janik, a member of the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society, recently closed out his playing career in Italy.

Coyotes rookies will open up training camp in Glendale, AZ on September 11th, while the squad's veterans will hit the ice on September 18th. Some free agents have already been signed by both the Falcons and the Coyotes, with more assignments to follow.

The Society will have a limited number of group tickets available to our members for Opening Night. Stay tuned here and on our Facebook page for more details and purchasing your tickets online.

 

A record turnout was on hand at the Food Court behind the historic Eastern States Coliseum for Hockeyday 2015.

Once again this year the weather cooperated, giving us the perfect weather against the perfect backdrop for an incredible day of hockey past, present and future.

With each event, and more and more players attending, Hockeyday is celebrated for its festival like nature. Leading the way are the great food (catered by Take 5 in Feeding Hills) and a terrific array of auction prizes.

But the headliners of the day are the men who were responsible for giving us so many fantastic memories over the years. As the list of participants grows every year, the planning begins on who to bring in for next year's Hockeyday.

With us this year were:

Bruce Cline

Bruce Landon

Mike Corrigan

Mark Heaslip

Tim Jacobs

Gordie Smith

Mike Boland

Yves Locas

Jim Peters

Pete Harasym

Hartland Monahan

The day also featured two men from "Slapshot", Paul D'Amato (Tim "Dr. Hook" McCracken) and our own Mark Bousquet (Andre "Poodle" Lussier).

In addition to Bruce Landon, the Springfield Falcons were also represented by Senior Vice President, Chris Thompson and Manager of Communications, Andy Zilch. They were joined by Screech and the Falcons new inflatable Screech Shooter Tutor.

As of this writing, we are trying to secure a date of August 13, 2016 for next year's Hockeyday. Until then, please join the Society and take part in our events that lead up to next year's Hockeyday!

 

It's been an active spring and summer here at the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society. Our Springfield Falcons made a late season push to qualify for the AHL Calder Cup playoffs. They were thwarted the day after their regular season ended when the Portland Pirates defeated the Worcester Sharks to skate into the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.

Worth mentioning is that many of those Portland Pirates will be skating as Springfield Falcons come next season. The Columbus Blue Jackets left as the Falcons NHL affiliate. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Falcons ownership and management, the Arizona Coyotes will be the new parent club here in Springfield starting this fall.

Among all that, the Society hosted our annual "Pucks and Pizza" outing and then something new this year, "Pucks Parmesan". Pucks Parmesan was our first ever event that was open to the general public as well as our valued Members.

Up next on the SHHS calendar is our biggest event of the year, Hockeyday at the Coliseum. This year's Hockeyday is all set for Saturday August 8th. Once again, Hockeyday will be held in the shadows of the historic Eastern States Coliseum. We're pleased to announce that we've already received confirmation on 12 former Springfield players who will be returning.


 


 
Springfield Hockey Hall of Fame

The Springfield Hockey Heritage Society is pleased to announce our affiliation with the Springfield Falcons in presenting the online home of the Springfield Hockey Hall of Fame. The SHHS would like to thank the Falcons organization for the opportunity to host the online home of the Springfield Hockey Hall of Fame and also for their ongoing commitment to the rich history of hockey here in Springfield.

Click here to enter the online home of the Springfield Hockey Hall of Fame.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society is to preserve the legacy of professional ice hockey in Springfield for current and future generations by honoring the players and officials, and maintaining artifacts and historical records that have provided ten decades of sports enjoyment in the Pioneer Valley.

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