On behalf of the entire Mountaineer community, we extend a huge thank you to all 2023 Avalanche Alumni Weekend participants, sponsors, volunteers, donors and supporters!
CLICK HERE for the registration link and complete tournament information.
Divisions and Dates are as follows:
18U/Midget (Tier I & Tier II): October 20-22, 2023
14U/Bantams (14UA & 14UB) : November 3-5, 2023
12U/PeeWees (12UA & 12UB) : November 10-12, 2023
10U/Squirts (10UA & 10UB) : November 17-19, 2023
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE 2021 AVALANCHE ALUMNI WEEKEND!
USA Hockey Playing Rule Changes
A couple of major rule changes this season:
- Players are now given a Game Misconduct if he/she receives 4 penalties in a game (used to be 5).
- The Head Coach is now suspended if the team receives 12 or more penalties in a game (used to be 15).
- All Youth/Girls levels are now prohibited from icing the puck when short handed, with the exception of High School.
- Tag up offsides has now been eliminated at all Youth/Girls levels with the exception of High School.
- Minor penalties for 12U and younger have been shortened as follows: for
periods of 12 minutes or less - penalty length is 1 minute
for periods greater than 12 minutes, but less than 17 minutes - penalty length is 1:30 minutes.
You can read a full summary of playing rule changes below. There were quite a few technical changes to definitions and language regarding body checking, late checking, possession of puck, etc.. In the below link/ document
2021-25 USA Hockey Playing Rule Change Summary
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