Ot:hockey alberta eliminates body checking in peewee division
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05-08-2013, 07:57 PM
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Few thoughts: I could handle taking out hitting in peewee house or b3,b2 because a large majority of those kids wont play high level midget, jr etc where they guys are massive. So risking injury to them in peewee is kinds stupid.
But, for high level peewee kids, you must teach them to hit. These guys will go on to higher level midget, Jr. and they need to be ready, if not, they will risk more than a mild concussion.
The injuries in peewee are alot milder than injuries in midget or bantam. Kids in peewee are relatively same size, in bantam some kids grow, others dont
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