VMHC is excited to welcome Christian Grunnah back to Vail for his Control the Ice Power Skating Clinics.
Clinics will be held at Dobson Ice Arena in Vail September 30th through October 2nd.
All sessions are co-ed and open to players 2013 and older.
Registration is CLOSED. Please email Kristi to inquire about available space- kristi@vailmountaineers,org.
In partnership with the Town of Vail, we are pleased to invite you to the 43rd Annual Vail Sportsmanship Tournament.
Register NOW to secure your spot.
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Below is the schedule for the 2022-2023 season evaluations/tryouts. Skates will be held at BOTH Dobson Ice Arena in Vail and the Eagle Pool & Ice Rink.
ALL U10/Squirt players will participate on Monday and Tuesday. A select group of players will be invited to skate at the Wednesday skate. This information will be emailed Tuesday, September 19th.
Girls skates will be led by coaches to kick-off the season.
Regular season practices begin the week of September 26th.
- TUESDAYS- Girls 10U/12U practice begins October 11th
- FRIDAYS- Alternating Girls practices at EPIR begin October 7th with Girls 15U/19U
- FRIDAY Goalie Sessions will be held October 21st, December 9th, January 6th and February 10th
Schedules will also be updated at the VMHC Calendar.
Registration is CLOSED for the 2022-2023 Mountaineer hockey season.
Contact Kristi Scheidegger for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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