body checking in adult leagues?
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03-25-2013, 01:31 PM
Join Date: Mar 2013
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In many adult house leagues, the rule does not explicitly talk about body checking. Some divisions (like Division 1 at Chelsea Piers) are comprised mostly of ex College and Junior players. Do I assume that there's body checking at the higher divisions while no checking at the lower divisions?
I played in Chelesea Piers, depending on what refs you have, they let a little go along the boards and some minor contact. They will not let you line anyone up or throw a hipcheck.
Main reason, its a big insurance liablity to have a full contact hockey league with adults, most likley the league would be paying out of there @#$ for insurance and the cost of league fee would most likley be double.
Lets remember its only a rec mens league. Even the pro roller leagues don't have full contact.
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