AUSTRIAN U20 LEAGUE PROVIDES HIGH LEVEL COMPETITION IN A WELL STRUCTURED LEAGUE AND PROFESSIONAL ARENA FACILITIES
Austrian hockey has developed well in the last few years with increasing amount of teams in the leagues as well as a very attractive and professional senior leagues. Austrian national teams have also performed better internationally and therefore men´s senior team and U20 team are competing in the highest division in the IIHF World Championships. Additionally two Austrian players were drafted to the NHL in 2022 draft.
PLACING PLAYERS AFTER THEIR TIME IN THE ACADEMY IS A PRIORITY FOR US
Nordic Hockey Academy is not just a top rated development platform for hockey players but also internationally a well respected organization to place players also after their time in the Academy. Since 2017 when Nordic Hockey Academy was established, there has been nearly 20 players who have been selected and recruited to the North American Junior and College leagues and dozen has worked their way up to senior leagues in Europe.
PROUD AND HONORED TO HAVE OUR BOYS PLAYING THE WORLD JUNIORS
The first Academy players who have played the highest U20 level World Junior Championships so far. Congratulations Matteo Mitrovic and Janick Wernicke for the historical nomination and impressive performance at the highest U20 hockey level in the world.
CONGRATULATIONS FOR GRADUATING FROM THE ACADEMY AND GOOD LUCK FURTHER
THANK YOU for the NHA Alumni players (from left: Maks Bukovec, Matteo Mitrovic, Janick Wernicke, Andreas Imingen, Gaute Överås, Tobias Falkeid and Håkon Bråthen, Leevi Kinnunen, David Örs-Mag, Andras Vizi) for your priceless efforts, example and leadership during your time in the program. NHA wish you only the best for the future steps in your career.
WHAT A TEAM- WHAT A GREAT SEASON
What a fantastic group of people and great team performance as the new team in the league. NHA was the only team to beat red Bull U20 Academy team in the Playoffs series who ended in winning the league championships.
OFF SEASON BROUGHT SPECIAL GUESTS TO OUR ICE HALL IN FERLACH
Lorenz Hofer´s first world championship experience for Austria U18 D1B (in Italy) in April 2022. Congratulations for the nomination.