LBYHs mission includes the following: Provide a safe, healthy and fun environment in which to learn the game of hockey. Offer boys and girls the opportunity to participate and play hockey in a manner that fosters sportsmanship and fair play through
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LBYH Travel & Girls Individual & Team Photos
  All, LBYH's annual photography week is scheduled...
Team Translation on VHL Website
Trying to find your team on the Valley Hockey League (VHL) website? We...
Welcome back LBYH Players and Parents
Welcome LBYH Players and Parents to the 2015/2016 hockey season! For...
LBYH In-House Hockey Program
In-House Hockey Registration open for 2015-2016 Season. Click...
LBYH Travel & Girls Individual & Team Photos

Photo Schedule



LBYH's annual photography week is scheduled NEXT WEEK for travel & girls teams from 10/12/14 - 10/16/14The schedule with each team's session is attached. 

A few notes about this year's pictures:

~ For pictures to run smoothly, all players should be fully dressed (don't forget the socks!) in their uniform at your team's session time.  Coaches/team should determine what color jersey you will wear prior to your session

~ Siblings may be photographed together.  Just be sure siblings are available for their own team photos.

~ The photographer will take multiple shots/poses of each player.  Note on the form, you have the option to choose which shot will be used to fulfill your order.  If you choose this option, you will have 2 weeks from the release of the proofs to view and select your shots.  If you have not made your selection after 2 weeks, the photographer will make the selection for you.

Please be sure that emails from the address " " do not go to your spam folder.  This is the email that will alert you when your proofs are ready.

This year the photographer is offering on-line pre-ordering (Directions below)! You can either complete your form online, or complete a paper form at the rink. You must bring payment (Cash, Check or Credit Card) with you to your photo session!

Should you have any questions, please contact me at  .


Pre-Order Instructions

  1. Go to and click on the image on the far right for the E-Store
  2. Once on the E-Store, click on the “Pre-Order” menu option you would like:
    • Hockey Packages
    • Pre-Order Items (individual prints, magnets etc)
  3. Print out order confirmation receipt & bring it to the check-in station on Picture Day


by posted 10/08/2015
Team Translation on VHL Website

Trying to find your team on the Valley Hockey League (VHL) website?

We thought we'd provide a translation for each team to make it a bit simpler:

Mite A = Mite 1
Mite B Blue = Mite 2
Mite B Gold = Mite 3
Squirt A = Squirt AAA
Squirt B = Squirt AA
Squirt C Blue = Squirt A1
Squirt C Gold = Squirt A2
PW B Blue = PW AA
PW B Gold = PW A1
PW C = PW A2
Bantam A = Bantam AAA
Bantam B Blue = Bantam A1
Bantam B Gold = Bantam A2
Midget A = Midget 1
Midget B = Midget 2
Midget C = Midget 3
If you have any further questions contact your coach, manager or our VHL Rep, Jane Kalinski at 

by posted 09/17/2015
Welcome back LBYH Players and Parents

Welcome LBYH Players and Parents to the 2015/2016 hockey season!

For those of you new to the LBYH, welcome to the family! For those of you returning, thank you for your commitment to the program!

I know what you are thinking, how can we be talking about hockey in the summer? Well the start of the season is just around the corner and, thanks to the effort of our tireless volunteers, we are not only ready, but excited to kick the season off!

This year we will be fielding 21 girls and travel teams. Our recent success has as its foundation one of the strongest in-house programs in the state, run by Hank Manz. This has truly been a great way for players to be introduced to hockey, and has proven to be a great farm system for the girls and travel programs. Make sure you tell all your friends! Registration is now open.

The program’s success has also been built on the belief that every player should be able to learn the great game of hockey in a safe, fun, and appropriately challenging environment. With this in mind we are very pleased to announce the return of Max Gratchev as a skills instructor for LBYH. Anyone who has witnessed a Max skills session knows that they are a fast paced, fun-filled environment in which the kids can learn.

We would also like to welcome Curt Colarullo as skills coordinator for our Bantam and Midget level players. Curt grew up in Lexington and has long been part of LBYH. As Coach of the Concord Carlisle High School team, he brings with him the knowledge of the skill sets needed for those players entering the more physically competitive stages of hockey.

For the third year in a row we are excited to announce our continued partnership with STOP IT for goaltending training. (Stop It Goal Tending)  The STOP IT goalie organization and LBYH will provide three goalie skill sessions throughout the year for our goalie community. 

As I mentioned earlier, LBYH is run by volunteers. Without them, our great program would not exist. With that in mind, I would like to thank our outgoing board members for their invaluable expertise and efforts. Phil Cormier was a former LBYH President among other roles and an essential part of the board for the past several years who continued to participate on the board even when he no longer had players in the program. Pat Hunt, a native of Lexington and multiple championship-winning in-house coach, ran the Hayden Hockey clinic for a number of years among his many other contributions.  Mark Khozozian, our outgoing Coaching Coordinator, continues to be an outstanding coach in our organization. His hockey expertise and experience and, more important, his ability to connect with and inspire his players and other coaches, have helped elevate the competitive level of LBYH hockey.  

I would like to send a special thank you to Joe Palomba. As the outgoing President, Joe has positioned LBYH as one of the best run programs in the state. A native of Arlington, long known as a hockey powerhouse, Joe injected his passion for the game into all aspects of LBYH. Additionally his wife Kris was the driving force in the success of our Lake Placid Tournaments. We wish Joe, Kris, Julia and Joey well in their new home in Florida.

While we will miss the departing board members, we would whole heartedly like to welcome those that are new to the board!

Lisa Dinsmore – Photography Coordinator, Lake Placid Coordinator

Steven Mead – Coaching Coordinator

Joseph Dolcimascolo – Skills Coordinator, Sponsorship Coordinator

Ron Tashjian – Assistant Registrar

Charlie Minasian – Girls Coordinator

It is the continued addition of volunteers that makes this program the success that it is. LBYH is always looking for volunteers with expertise in various fields, both on and off ice. Please do not be shy in asking if there is an opportunity for you to support the program. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to be an expert in hockey in order to help out. There are many roles that you can play.

As LBYH President, I have one ask of you, remember that we are teaching our children much more than just the game of hockey. Sportsmanship, teamwork, volunteerism, achieving results through effort, these are just a few of the things that come to mind. How we as parents support these endeavors with our players and their coaches, will truly determine the success of our program. Leading by example is the best thing we can do as parents!

Thank you for your commitment to LBYH and to your children!


Chris Doucet – President LBYH

by posted 08/17/2015
LBYH In-House Hockey Program

In-House Hockey Registration open for 2015-2016 Season.

Click on Register Online tab above.

Looking for information on LBYH's In-House Hockey program?  Click on the In-House Hockey link above for information and answers to all your questions.  Need more information?  Contact us at  

Thank you.


by posted 07/15/2015
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