Novice Hockey is Changing for 2019-2020 Season, News (Halton Hurricanes AAA)

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Nov 21, 2018 | Alan Gale | 4272 views
Novice Hockey is Changing for 2019-2020 Season
Hockey Canada has established national guidelines to ensure optimal development of hockey players at the crucial introductory stage. This new program applies to Novice, Tyke and Initiation hockey levels.

Effective for the 2019-20 season and onward, game play for the Novice age-group (8 year-olds) will be Half-Ice during the first half of the season and transition to Full-Ice during the second half of the season.The OMHA Implementation Guide for all levels, including Novice, can be seen here. This guide provides some additional details on the program.