BODY CHECKING IN RECREATIONAL HOCKEY, News (Langton Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
BODY CHECKING IN RECREATIONAL HOCKEY
Submitted By Bryan Swain on Friday, March 27, 2015
Effective the 2011 - 2012 season the Ontario Hockey Federation [OHF] determined that Body Checking would be removed from all age divisions of House League and House League Select hockey.

At that time, it was clarified that the OHF ruling did not affect Local League hockey within the OMHA. The ruling applied to House League and Rostered Select only and did not impact regulations for Local League.

The decision to include body checking in Local League programming remained that of the Local League/member associations. Many Local Leagues made the decision to remove Body Checking from their programming. At the OMHA Board of Directors meeting of February 22, 2015, a motion was approved that effective the 2015 - 2016 season, Body Checking will be removed from all OMHA recreational programming.

Effective with the 2015-2016 season, the OMHA will commence a two year pilot project removing Body Checking from recreational hockey. This pilot will affect the Bantam, Midget and Juvenile divisions in those categories where Body Checking may remain, i.e. Local League (LL), and Minor Development (MD).

The OMHA seeks to provide programming to achieve objectives consistent with Hockey Canada’s Long Term Player Development (LTPD) model, and provide players with opportunities within the recreational stream of hockey best suited to their development.

Any questions pertaining to the Pilot should be directed to your OMHA Regional Executive Member.

Sincerely,
ONTARIO MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION
Richard Ropchan
Executive Director
This article has been viewed 1213 times.
View AllOur Sponsors
  • Langton Hockey Moms
  • Chris MacDonald Heating & Cooling
  • Abode Home + Cottage
    
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Visit Langton Minor Hockey on Facebook
Quick Links
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 23
    Dec
    Organization
    Dear Langton Leafs families, Thank you for your ongoing support and commitment to keeping our hockey community safe. As you know, Premier Ford announced a province wide lockdown starting Dec 26/20. As a result, the Langton Minor Hockey program ...
  • 10
    Dec
    Organization
  • 18
    Nov
    Organization
    ** REGISTRATION PAYMENT(s) DUE** Just a reminder the second $125 payment per player is due (for a total payment of $250 now due per player for the season's first session of Oct-Dec 31) WHEN:  Saturday Nov 21 WHERE: Langton Minor Hockey room ...
  • 18
    Nov
    Organization
    Hi Leafs, Please refer to the schedule for our most updated time slots.  We recommend you subscribe to the organization calendar so you receive updates as they occur.  There were some changes to the time slots based on team roster numbers and ...
  • 16
    Nov
    Organization
    The Arena still has power and all scheduled ice times are a go for today, keep an eye here for updates should this change throughout the day. Stay Warm and Stay Safe.
  • 17
    Oct
    Organization
    Power has been restored and practice will be as scheduled.
  • 14
    Oct
    Organization
    Attention LAMHA Families There will be a planned power outage this coming Saturday October 17, 202o for the Langton Arena.
  • 06
    Oct
    Organization
    Saturday October 10 6:30-7:30am Peewee 1 Ken 's Team 7:45-8:45am Peewee 2 Ray's Team 9-10am Beginners 10:15-11:15am Minor Novice 11:30am-12:30pm Major Novice 2-3pm Atom 1 Dave's Team 3:15-4:15pm Brian's Team 4:30-5:30pm Bantam 5:45-6:45pm ...
Printed from langtonminorhockey.com on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 11:51 PM