House League Divisions (Stouffville-Markham Girls Hockey)

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House League Divisions and Gameplay

 

The following programs will be offered for the 2019/2020 season. If you have any questions please email the appropriate Division Convenor (contact info below).

Registration Opens: May 15

Season begins: late September

Season ends: early April

Initiation Program 2013-2014 (age 5-6)

The Initiation Programs is a progressive, learn-to-play teaching curriculum. Players learn though participating in practice drills and informal cross-ice games featuring lighter pucks (4oz blue) and smaller nets (3’ x 4’ or smaller). The Initiation Program introduces the skills of skating, passing, puck control, and shooting in a progressive, one-step-at-a-time manner.

 

The focus for Hockey Canada’s Initiation program is on skill development and FUN without the pressure of winning. At this age, there are no referees, no playoffs, no goalies and no score keeping.

-        Cost: $475 ($425 early bird if registering before July 1)

-        Approx. 35 on-ice sessions

-        Ice-time every Saturday (12 pm Angus Glen) and Alternating Sunday Mornings 9:00 Stouffville

-        Arena

-        There will be two “teams” of initiation-age players

-        On-ice sessions will include small ice activities, fun skills development and cross-ice games with no goalies (boards-to-boards)

 

Convenor: Pete Morra ([email protected], 647-407-6724)

 

 

Novice 2011-2012 (age 7-8)

The evolution of a player from the Initiation Program to novice hockey involves a change in the landscape of game play, but the emphasis on skill development remains the core focus.

 

In accordance with the Hockey Canada development program, and new for the 2018-2019 season, players will transition from half-ice games in the first part of the season to full-ice games in the second part of the season.

-        Cost: $475 ($425 early bird if registering before July 1)

-        Ice-time every Saturday (1:00 pm or 2:00 pm Angus Glen) and Alternating Sunday Mornings 9:00 or 10:00 am Stouffville Arena

-        Players will be evaluated at the beginning of the season during three skills sessions and then placed on teams to ensure balanced teams (12-16 players per team)

-        Season breakdown (approximate):

o   3-5 development/power-skating sessions

o   10 practices

o   10 half-ice games (first half of season): 3-on-3/4-on-4, no score keeping, players change shifts on the buzzer

o   10+ full-ice games (second half of season): 5-on-5 with score keeping and playoffs

-        Novice Select teams are no longer permitted by OWHA.

 

Register for Novice

Convenor: Pete Morra ([email protected], 647-407-6724)

 

Atom  2009-2010 (age 9-10)

$475 ($425 early bird if registering before July 1)

Games are Saturdays at Angus Glen Arena 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm. Atom HL practices will be alternate Sundays.

Peewee 2007-2008 (age 11-12)

$475 ($425 early bird if registering before July 1)

Games are Saturdays at Angus Glen Arena 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm. Practices will be on Alternate Sundays @ Stouffville Arena

Bantam/Midget 2002-2006 (age 13-18 )

$425 ($400 early bird if registering before July 1) Games are Monday Nights at 8:00, 9:00 at Stouffville Arena. Occasional Games Sundays at 1:00 at Stouffville Arena

 

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