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 Sr. In-House (Pee Wee U12/Bantam U14) Program Description 2020-2021 Season
Boys and Girls Pee Wee/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
This is a non-checking league
Players randomly selected for teams unless travel hockey evaluation data is available to ensure parity
Game jerseys will be provided
All players are required to have a valid USA Hockey registration. You can obtain a valid USA Hockey registration at https://membership.usahockey.com/. There is a $46 fee for a USA Hockey registration.
Team and Game Format:
All games will be played on Saturday mornings from November to February at the Hayden Ice Rink.
4 teams of 9 players each is proposed
3 vs 3, plus goalies
Games will be played half ice utilizing the boards and glass behind each goal
Regulation size goals will be utilized
Portable boards will be utilized to separate the ice into two halves
Two games will be played simultaneously
In-house score keeping and refs will be provided for each game
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)
$160 per player
Parents with questions or concerns should feel free to contact the In-House coordinator (
) or any LBYH Board Member before registering your player.