Author Archives: Brett Martin
Congratulations Eric McDonald

CONGRATULATIONS to Eric McDonald who worked his first career AHL game November 15th as the San Antonio Rampage take on the Texas Stars! Eric is one of LAHOA’s officials who is working in the USA Hockey Junior Program and living in Texas. Eric has a bright future ahead of him and this will be the […]

Ask The Official

“Ask The Official” is gathering content! USA Hockey does a weekly Ask The Official during the hockey season. Officials, players, parents and coaches are allowed to submit questions. We are working to create a similar concept, but for officials only. ALL QUESTIONS ARE ACCEPTED! If it’s about CAHA or SCAHA, we can find out the […]

9 Dot Face-Off Locations

We have recently had some misinformation spread regarding the use of center ice as a faceoff spot for reasons other than a goal or premature goalie substitution. I have reached out to Steve Stevens, he confirmed this Dave LaBuda memo forwarded to me by Art Kitano regarding the use of the 9 spot system. Below […]

Job Well Done

Officials, The following is a letter our association received by a fellow sporting official regarding the game he recently watched between the Long Beach and Fullerton ACHA teams. It is not very often we get officials from another sport complementing our work, and I wanted to share his letter with you all. Thanks to those […]

ADHSHL Rules Reminders

ADHSHL Rules Remember it is important to remember the Policies and procedures for this League.   New This season 1. USA Hockey Rules 2. Check and count all players on the ice. A player may only be added to the game roster if the player is ON THE ICE BEFORE the 2nd period puck drop.  No […]

A Message From The Treasurer

LAHOA Members,   -What clubs does LAHOA pay for?   Currently, LAHOA pays for the following clubs:   Riverside Icetown (formerly Wildcats), SCAHA & Tournaments Ontario Wave & Artesia Wave, SCAHA (new this season) Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey Los Angeles Kings – LA Lions (new this season) Burbank Golden Bears, SCAHA California Heat, […]

Officials Appreciation Night

***UPDATED PRICING*** Officials, The Los Angeles Kings, Richard Ozaki and Tyler Carreon have arranged for a LAHOA Officials Appreciation Night. This will be on Saturday November 25th when the Los Angeles Kings will be hosting the Anaheim Ducks. We had strong attendance for last year’s event and hope to see you all there! There will also […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Officials, As you all know the month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Every year LAHOA likes to show their support in every way that we can. We would like to remind you that, as a LAHOA member, you are allowed to wear pink laces and wear pink tape on your whistles and fingers […]