What is RinkWriter?
  • RinkWriter® is a tool (computer software) designed specifically for the rink-side hockey scorekeeper/announcer.

  • RinkWriter® creates official rink-side hockey scoresheets.

  • RinkWriter® has produced thousands of official rink-side hockey scoresheets for collegiate, high school, & youth hockey games since 2001.

  • RinkWriter® creates official rink-side hockey scoresheets with or without the Internet.

  • Your official RinkWriter® hockey scoresheet may be used for updating other data base web sites.

  • The RinkWriter® hockey scoresheets that you find on this website's scoreboard have been created and uploaded by actual rink-side scorekeepers.  We thank them for making this possible.

Who has been using RinkWriter (2013-14)?

See 2013-14 scoreboard
High School Games (Since 2001)
Collegiate Games
Youth Hockey Games
Minnesota Boys Selects (Since 2006)
Minnesota Girls Selects (Since 2006)
USA Selects (St. Cloud...Since 2003)
2013 Granite City Showcase (St. Cloud)
2013 Stadstad Tournament (Grand Forks)
xxxx 2014 Center Ice Classic (PeeWees)
2014 Center Ice Classic (Bantams)
2014 ND Boys H.S. East Region
2014 ND Boys H.S. West Region
2014 ND Boys State H.S. Tournament (Since 2005)
2014 ND Girls State H.S. Tournament (Since 2006)
2014 MN Girls Section 5A  (5+ years)
2014 MN Girls Section 6AA  (5+ years)
2014 MN Boys Section 2A  (5+ years)
...and many other high school games since 2001
2014 MN District 9 VFW Tournament
2014 MN District 5 Championship Sunday
2014 MN PWB South Regions
2014 MN PWA South Regions
2014 MN PWAA South Regions
2014 MN PWA State Tournament
...and many other youth games.

The RinkWriter Scoreboard:

  • In 2013, more than 20,000 unique visitors produced more than 1,577,000 hits on the RinkWriter® web site.

  • By May 1, 2014, the number of hits for this year had already exceeded one million.

  • Members of the media have expressed an appreciation for having hockey scoresheets posted on-line immediately after each period. 

  • You may be able look at game scoresheets by using your cell phone.

  • RinkWriter® has been offering each licensed arena or school the free option to upload their scoresheets to the RinkWriter® scoreboard.

  • Posting scoresheets on-line is optional...but really appreciated

  • RinkWriter® invites you to purchase a license and become a member of its team. 

  • With an Arena Site License, RinkWriter® may be used for any or all games being played at your arena.

Other Bits of Information:

  • Scorekeepers may use RinkWriter® with or without the Internet. 

  • It works best to print your RinkWriter® hockey scoresheets as PDF files.

  • Print paper copies of your hockey scoresheets from your PDF files...or directly from the software.  

  • PDF files can be sent as e-mail attachments, or they may be uploaded to a web site.

  • Paper copies of your hockey scoresheet may be given to both teams and/or the media immediately after each period.

  • For festivals and tournaments, it works great to have multiple RinkWriter®folders on your desktop...one folder for each game.

  • With multiple folders, many games may be set up ahead of time.  Each folder contains its own game.

  • For high school games, it works best to have one folder for your JV games and another folder for your varsity games.

  • You may create multiple RinkWriter folders on your desktop for collegiate, high school, bantam, peewee, and/or squirt games...and others.

  • Each team may have its own folder on the desktop.

 

      

 

 

Under construction

2014-15 Scoreboard

 
 
2013-14 Scoreboard

     

  
 
 

RinkWriter® Web Site Stats

Year Number of Hits
2010 270,536
2011 302,075
2012 619,026
2013 1,577,179
 
Keeping it simple... 
 
Already, more than 22,000 unique visitors in 2014.  People can and do see the scoresheets that you post!!
 
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