NAHL announces Showcase, Windigo’s first games of inaugural season

The North American Junior Hockey League announced the 2022-23 Showcase schedule on Thursday afternoon, officially marking the beginning of the Wisconsin Windigo’s inaugural season. Our first four games of the year include two home and two away games. Here are the Windigo’s Showcase games (home games in bold; all times Central): Sept. 14: at North […]

Windigo seeking host families

Wisconsin Windigo Players are in Need of Host Families The Wisconsin Windigo are seeking host families for the 2022-23 season, our inaugural season in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Host families, called billets, are a unique element of life in Junior A hockey in North America. Not only is it a great opportunity for players to meet […]

Windigo select nine in NAHL Draft

The Wisconsin Windigo, proud members of the North American Hockey League, completed their first NAHL Entry Draft on June 15, 2022. Head coach Blake Hietala and assistant coach Casey Kirley executed the draft with the help of their scouting staff. Due to trades made by the Minnesota Magicians’ organization prior to sale of the team […]

Eagle River NAHL team to be named Wisconsin Windigo

The Copper Island Hockey Club LLC, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce the results of their team naming contest.  A total of 153 names were offered for consideration. The name ultimately selected was submitted on March 20, 2022, by Jonathon Gould.  Jonathon is a thirteen year-old goaltender in […]

Blake Hietala named new head coach

The Copper Island Hockey Club, LLC, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce the coaching staff for their inaugural season in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Blake Hietala will join the team as head coach effective May 1, 2022, and Casey Kirley will remain with the franchise as assistant coach after serving […]