Ot:hockey alberta eliminates body checking in peewee division
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05-08-2013, 01:23 PM
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A couple of other facts people need to consider. Back when I played peewee, some odd 15 years ago perhaps, BC did not allow hitting in peewee. It seemed to work fine back then for them.
Also, consider that before the age change that went into effect for the 2002-2003 season that players in peewee were older than they are now. So relative to that, hitting is now only pushed back one year from when most of the people on this board would have played. Not a big deal really.
Hockey Alberta isn't only concerned about the kids and parents whose kids are destined for the NHL.
If they are concerned about the majority, then take hitting out of all age groups except for the elite players.
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