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Welcome To The St. Paul Capitals Hockey Association


We are opening registration earlier than usual this year in an effort to allow families the option of spreading out the season fees through more payments throughout the fall.  This will also allow us to better plan for the upcoming season which helps ensure a smooth start for everyone.  Please read all of the directions carefully on the welcome page of the registration session to avoid repeating certain portions of the process.  We are looking forward to another exciting season of hockey - go Capitals!!!

Are You Coaching Material? Applications Being Accepted For the 2015-16 Season

First time coaches and long time coaches and everyone in between - now is the time to submit your application for the 2015-2016 season!

Get started by clicking the link below - fill out the application form below and our Coaching Committee will contact you with information about the interview process and next steps.

Questions?  Contact Laura

Capitals News!

U10 Girls Try Hockey For Free Day

08/20/2015, 9:15am CDT
By Joe Anderson

The St. Paul Capitals Hockey Association will be hosting a Try Hockey For Free Day Sunday, September 13th at St. Paul Academy’s Drake Arena for a very specific group of young skaters.

Girls born between July 1st, 2004 and June 30th, 2006 are invited to skate with the U10 group of returning players as part of the associations’ Fall Warm Up program.

The event is being designed to give new skaters a chance to familiarize themselves with hockey equipment, spend time on the ice with association coaches and development personnel, and have fun!

Capitals’ representatives will be on hand to answer parents’ questions and provide direction to new hockey families.

The practice begins at 12:45PM, skaters are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes early to dress and get instructions from the coaches.

This season, as part of an ongoing effort to encourage kids to play hockey, the Capitals’ Organization is offering all new skaters aged 7 an under a free season of Mini-Mites.

Furthermore, skaters 8 and older that have not previously registered with USA Hockey are being offered a $500 discount on the upcoming season’s fees.

The Capitals will be offering additional Try Hockey For Free Days in October for Mite and U8 aged skaters. 

For more information on the current incentive program, or to register for the Girls Try Hockey For Free Day, please contact Joe Anderson at



Got a new Mini-Mite? This season they can play for FREE!

07/23/2015, 5:15pm CDT
By Joe Anderson

Older skaters new to USA Hockey to receive a discount as well!

The St. Paul Capitals Hockey Association would like to make your first season in our organization an affordable one! 

For the 2015-16 season, all new Mini-Mites (boys and girls) aged 7 and under will pay no association fee (and neither will their parents)!

Also, older skaters coming to our organization for the first time (and previously not registered with USA Hockey) will receive $500 off their Association Fee for the upcoming season.

Take this opportunity to join up and learn more about hockey, watch your kids have fun, and enjoy the season!

Registration information is coming soon.

For more information on this incentive, please contact SPCHA Executive Director Laura Shaffer at or view the flyer below.

We'll see you at the rink soon!

2015 Fall Warm Up Registration Is Now Open

Dust the cobwebs off those skates, get them sharpened, and get your kids back on the ice with the St. Paul Capitals Fall Warm Ups.  Sessions are on the calendar for Squirts, U10s, Pee Wees, U12s, Bantams, and U15's starting September 13th.

Goaltenders are invited to skate at no charge in any of the warm up sessions at their level.  There are also two goaltender-specific sessions Saturday September 19th and September 26th from 12:30-2:30.  Goaltenders from every level are welcome to attend these sessions at no charge.

Many of these session fill up quickly, and have limited space.  Please register ASAP to guarantee a spot for your skater.

Registration forms are available below, contact your designated Level Coordinator for more information.




Back to Back State Champs!!


For the second consecutive season, The St. Paul Capitals are Minnesota Hockey's Pee Wee A State Champions.

Head Coach Chris Nei and staff carried over the championship mentality from the previous year, despite only 4 returning players.

Despite a rash of injuries during the regular season, the team finished second to Mahtomedi in the District 2 regular season standings.

The Capitals started their roll in the District Tournament, winning 3 games by a combined score of 26-11.

In the Region Tournament at Fogerty Arena, a second round loss to Champlin Park sent the team on a journey through the playback bracket that included wins over North Branch and Moundsview before they exacted revenge on Champlin Park to secure a spot in the State Tournament.

Nothing came easy that weekend in Lakeville, the team had to come from behind to beat a strong Orono team 6-5, went into overtime against Alexandria before beating the Cardinals 4-3, and finally locked down another trophy for Owen (The O-Dog) Nei's bedroom with an 8-4 win over Warroad.

Congratulations to all the coaches and players on another great season!

Minnesota Hockey Age Divisions for 2015-2016

BANTAM/14U     7/1/2000 - 6/30/02
PEEWEE/12U    7/1/02 - 6/30/04
SQUIRT/10U     7/1/04 - 6/30/06
MITE/8U            7/1/06 - 6/30/08
MINI MITE         7/1/08 - 6/30/12

St. Paul Capitals Hockey Association
P.O. Box 16382
St. Paul, MN 55116
Laura Shaffer, Executive Director