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NHL Arizona Coyotes Try Hockey for Free and Little Howlers Learn to Play Hockey Programs Come to Outpost Ice Arenas

March 12, 2024 - North American Hockey League (NAHL)
New Mexico Ice Wolves News Release

(Albuquerque, NM) - The New Mexico Ice Wolves© Organization and Outpost Ice Arenas today announced two youth hockey development programs coming to Albuquerque both hosted by NHL hockey team Arizona Coyotes. The NHL Arizona Coyotes Try Hockey For Free event comes to Albuquerque on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 11am-2pm MT at Outpost Ice Arenas. There will be four members of the Arizona Coyotes hockey development staff, New Mexico Ice Wolves NAHL and NA3HL coaches and Outpost Ice Arenas ice sports staff all on hand to give new-to-hockey players the chance to try the sport risk-free by providing gear, facilities and instruction free of charge.

Then, in May the Arizona Coyotes Little Howlers will bring their youth learn to play hockey program for kids aged 5-11 to the Outpost Ice Arenas hosted in cooperation with the Arizona Coyotes Hockey Development Program, the National Hockey League, and USA Hockey. The program includes a full set of equipment and consists of six on-ice sessions designed to provide kids a risk-free introduction to the sport of hockey. The equipment fitting session run by PURE Hockey before the first on-ice session includes everything your child needs to get started-shin pads, socks, hockey pants, shoulder pads, elbow pads, helmet, skates, jersey and a stick (straight-bladed).

At the conclusion of the program, parents will be provided information on additional hockey development programs offered through the Outpost Ice Arenas to continue their child's love for the game. The youth hockey programs provided by the Outpost Ice Arenas are an integral part of the ladder of development in the hockey community encouraging kids from any background to try the sport and enjoy the many aspects this great game.

Below are the links for Try Hockey For Free and Little Howlers Learn to Play registrations:


Little Howlers:

Little Howlers Albuquerque 2024 Sessions below with all times in Mountain Time Zone:

Session # Date Time

1 Tuesday, May 14, 2024 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

2 Thursday, May 16, 2024 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

3 Tuesday, May 21, 2024 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

4 Thursday, May 23, 2024 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

5 Tuesday, May 28, 2024 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

6 Thursday, May 30, 2024 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Many of the current and former NM Ice Wolves NAHL and NA3HL team players have participated in try-hockey-for-free and learn-to-play events. Some of those players will be putting their skills to the test this week as the NA3HL South Division Champion NM Ice Wolves begin a best of three South Division Finals playoff series against the Louisiana Drillers this Thursday, March 14 at 6:30pm MT at Outpost Ice Arenas in Albuquerque. In anticipation fans can visit the NM Ice Wolves NA3HL ticket site for a Three-Game Packages or single playoff game tickets. Game 3 is if necessary so any fans who purchase the Three-Game Package will get a credit toward a possible next playoff series or future NA3HL or NAHL games this season or next if a third game is not needed. The NAHL NM Ice Wolves are looking for a return to the playoffs as they battle through a stacked South Division. The NAHL NM Ice Wolves have one remaining regular season home series in March 29-30 against the Corpus Christi IceRays.

All home and away NM Ice Wolves NAHL and NA3HL games can be seen exclusively on the new NAHL TV streaming service ( where fans can experience the quality of NM Ice Wolves TV productions and the fun of watching hockey on television. Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV and Android smart TV apps are available for NAHL TV.

Tickets for NM Ice Wolves NAHL team are available at while fans can get NA3HL team tickets at or at the Outpost Ice Arena.

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