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Breaking the Ice

What is Breaking the Ice?

Breaking the Ice is an NHL pilot program designed to provide access to hockey at home. In partnership with the NHLPA and Franklin Sports, the program allows you to learn how to play street hockey through virtual instruction. All without leaving the house!

  • Custom set of street hockey equipment
  • Shipped directly to your house
  • Exclusive training videos 
  • Designed for ages 6 - 14

What's Included?

Street Hockey Set

For only $20 you will receive: 

  • 2 street hockey sticks
  • 1 street hockey ball
  • 1 street hockey net
  • 5 Exclusive training videos

*Street Hockey Sets will be shipped directly to your house. Shipping is included in the program fee.


The Washington Capitals have partnered with Dc Mamba to bring you custom, fun and exciting street hockey instruction. Join the coaches as they teach you the basics of hockey including:

  • Proper hockey stance
  • How to hold the stick
  • Stickhandle
  • Forehand and backhand passing
  • How to shoot a wrist shot, snapshot and backhand

Program Preview

Meet the Coaches