LBYHs mission includes the following:
Provide a safe, healthy and fun environment in which to learn the game of hockey.
Offer boys and girls the opportunity to participate and play hockey in a manner that fosters sportsmanship and fair play through
LBYH: New In-House Program for PeeWee/U12 and Bantam/U14 Age Pla
LBYH is excited to announce the launch of In-House hockey for PeeWee/U12 and Bantam/U14 level players.
This games-only, no-checking, recreational, co-ed league will run from Thanksgiving through February.
Games will be Saturday mornings at Hayden.
Registration for this program will open in September.
--PeeWee/U12 or Bantam/U14 age players from Lexington and Bedford
--Goalies encouraged and welcome
--Travel hockey experience is not a prerequisite
--There will be no team practices – game only
--Players randomly selected for teams unless travel hockey evaluation data is available to ensure parity
--Game jerseys will be provided
**Any current Pee Wee/U12/Bantam/U14 travel player who would rather play in-house only may switch without penalty.Please email email@example.com ASAP if you would like to make this switch.
Team and Game Format:
--4 teams of 9 players each
--3 vs 3, plus goalies
--Games will be played half ice with the boards and glass behind each goal
--Regulation size goals
--Portable boards will be utilized to separate the ice into two halves
--Two games will be played simultaneously
--In-house score keeping and refs
--Games will consist of two periods, 18 minutes each
--Shifts will consist of buzzer hockey (1 minute or 1.5 minute shifts)
--Lines will be formed based on skill level, similar to current in-house hockey format
--Bench coaching will be performed by player parents
--Two rounds of playoffs will be played in a single day (e.g. Round 1 (first hour): 1 vs 4, 2 vs 3.Round 2 (second hour): winner of Round 1 will play each other for championship, losers will play consolation game)
--LBYH will discourage any players from “running up the score” should a line not be competitively even
--LBYH will discourage any club players from participation
--LBYH will encourage passing and to utilize their linemates
--Penalties will be assessed for obvious infractions (sit out the following shift and line is played 3 vs 2)