It is the intention of the LFYH to have the practice schedule posted at least a month ahead of time!
Below is the intention for practices and games for LFYH teams. There are weeks these plans do not work out. Some weeks you may have more or less practices to try and balance the schedule out.
Ice Mites: Ice Mites should expect 1 practice during the week and 1 practice on the weekends. The ice mites will attend 3 or 4 jamborees at the end of the season.
Mites: Mites should expect 1 practice during the week and 1 practice on the weekends. Mites are not allowed any full ice games BEFORE 12/31. Mites are allowed 10 full ice games after 12/31. The mites will attend 4 or 5 jamborees at the end of the season. Mites may have up to 15 games scheduled throughout the season.
Squirts: Squirts should expect 2 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. Squirts will play 25 - 30 games throughout the season.
PeeWees: PeeWees should expect 3 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. PeeWees will play 30 - 35 games throughout the season.
Bantams: Bantams should expect 3-4 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. Bantams will play 35 - 40 games throughout the season.
Please remember, these are all the intentions of the scheduler. Results are affected by number of high school and juniors home games, home tournaments, and number of district teams at the peewee and bantam level.
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USA Hockey has long had systems in place to protect its participants from physical abuse, sexual abuse and other types of abuse and misconduct that can be harmful to youth hockey players and other participants. These include without limitation Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Screening, Locker Room Supervision and Hazing Policies, in addition to Codes of Conduct applicable to administrators, coaches, officials, parents, players and spectators. The USA Hockey SafeSport Handbook is intended to update and collect USA Hockey’s various policies to protect its participants from all types of misconduct and abuse.