For the 2021-22 hockey season, the Minneapolis Hockey Association (MHA), will once again be looking to, and following the guidance of, government agencies such as the Minnesota Department of Health, as well as our hockey governing bodies Minnesota Hockey and USA Hockey, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB), and our various arena partners.
As of November 04 we are issuing the updated guidance outlined below.
MHA will continue to update this page based on policy, guidance, or regulation changes that are issued by the above agencies.
Effective January 6 masks are required at the Shed. Only players coaches and managers are allowed in the building; no parents or siblings.
MHA has developed these guidelines by referring to the Minnesota Hockey COVID-19 statement released on 9/10/21 which encourages all associations to be aware of MDH’s recommendations for organized sports and guidance on quarantines.
MDH released their recommendations for organized sports on 9/17/21. MHA will continue to keep up to date with all relevant recommendations released by MDH and Minnesota Hockey.
MDH, Minnesota Hockey and USA Hockey all strongly recommend that players, coaches, officials and spectators get vaccinated against COVID-19, if they are able.
UPDATE January 6:
Guidance for coaches and team managers – based on MN Dept. of Health guidelines:
Additional guidelines set forth by MHA:
Please direct any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
The MPRB has issued the following regulation for their arenas:
Effective Wednesday, August 4, 2021, Masks or face coverings are required for all vaccinated and unvaccinated staff and/or patrons (age two and older) indoors in any shared common spaces of an MPRB building. Masks and face coverings are not required while on the ice at Parade or Northeast.