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Intro to Hockey

coverIntro to Hockey FINAL 2019-20Hockey Alberta

RULES AND GUIDELINES

PLEASE READ AND DOWNLOAD THE FILES BELOW. They contain information you need to know for U7 and U9 age divisions of hockey.

Hockey Alberta has finalized the Intro to Hockey Model, which provides the general structural and administrative guidelines and specific playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. These rules and guidelines are required for all Initiation and Novice level hockey in Alberta.

The Intro to Hockey Model is divided into five sections:

Of note are certain items that are NON-NEGOTIABLE and must be implemented to be compliant with the Hockey Canada policy.

INTRO TO HOCKEY - NON-NEGOTIABLES ›

INTRO TO HOCKEY - NEGOTIABLES ›

Resources

Half Ice Game Report Summary Sheet PDF >
U9 (Novice) Sample Practice Plans >
U9 (Novice) Game Play Structure >
Hockey Alberta On-Ice Study >
Proof that small ice hockey is better for kids >