Elite Spring Hockey
Get ready for a new experience in spring hockey at the Milford Ice Pavilion. Flames North is led by Mike Carlucci, Head Coach at the New Canaan Winter Club and the founder of CT Flames Spring Hockey Program at the Darien Ice Rink.
Have you been wondering how to help your player take their game to the next level? Don’t miss out on the explosive growth opportunity this spring with Flames North.
Flames North offers structured, skill-based practices led by outstanding coaches to help your player maximize their development.
Flames North is not affiliated with any particular winter program. Tryouts open to all skaters for the Bantams and Midgets divisions. Tryouts will be held the week of March 12. Register today!
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The first practice each week includes 40 minutes of full ice which allows coaches the time and space for edges and skating drills as well as full-ice scrimmages.
Two practices per week over the course of an eleven-week season for a total of 1,650 minutes of practice ice. Practice ice is a combination of full ice and half ice to allow for a full range of drills and scrimmages.
With a consistent schedule of practices over the course of the season, Flames North players can participate in spring sports without worrying about unexpected calendar conflicts.
A Power Skating Instructor will visit each team three times over the course of the season to teach the correct stride mechanics required for explosive, powerful skating.
Practices will include competitive battle drills and scrimmages to improve each player’s anticipation and decision-making skills, leading to better game play overall.
Each Flames North team will participate in two tournaments with up to 10 games over two weekends to allowing players the time in their schedule to participate in other spring sports.
Flames North teams will be coached by highly qualified coaches with proven track records of developing youth hockey players and leading their teams to state and regional championships.
Goalies receive extra care and attention in our program. A specialized goalie coach will work with each team’s goalies three times over the course of the 11-week season.
Our combination of outstanding coaching and superior program structure will help your hockey player transform their game during the spring season.
After his own hockey career finished, Mike Carlucci has dedicated his adult life to coaching youth players of all ages to numerous state and regional championship titles. In 2011, Mike founded the CT Flames program at the Darien Ice House to further develop young athletes in the sport he loves.
“I am excited to be able to grow the Flames family at the Milford Ice Pavilion.”
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“Erik Roos is a passionate, dedicated hockey coach who has changed my son’s hockey game. I am excited to have the opportunity for my son to play with him in spring season as well.”
– SCYH PARENT
Reviews & Endorsements
“Mike Carlucci is well known for creating his outstanding CT Flames spring hockey program at Darien Ice House. Flames North with Erik Roos will offer players local to Milford a chance to participate in the same high-quality spring program.”
– CT Flames Parent
At Flames North, we strive to provide as much information as possible to our parents and players. On our website, we list tryout dates and times, practice dates and times, coaching rosters and bios, and explain the program’s format and philosophy.
Do you have a specific question? Would you like the answer to something that isn’t answered on our site? Fill out the form to the right and we will reply as quickly as we can. We are excited for the upcoming inaugural season of Flames North spring hockey, and we look forward to seeing you on the ice this spring.