2022-23 AMHA Season Structure, News (Apsley Minor Hockey)

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Sep 29, 2022 | April Perks | 818 views
2022-23 AMHA Season Structure
The 2022-23 AMHA Season is about to begin!

Team Practices

Team practices will begin the first week of October.  The weekly practice schedule will look like this:

Mondays
6pm U5 & U7
7pm U11 & U13
8pm U18

Wednesdays
6pm U8 & U9
7pm U11
8pm U15

Thursdays
6pm U13

There will be no practices on Thanksgiving Monday, October 10th.  There will be no U5 or U7 practices that week. The schedule for that week will look like this:

Monday, October 10th
NO PRACTICES

Wednesday, October 12th
6pm U8 & U9
7pm U11 & U13
8pm U15 & U18

Thursday, October 13th
6pm U11 & U13

There will be no practices on Halloween Monday, October 31st.  There will be no U5 or U7 practices that week. The schedule for that week will look like this:

Monday, October 31st
NO PRACTICES

Wednesday, November 2nd
6pm U8 & U9
7pm U11 & U13
8pm U15 & U18

Thursday, November 3rd
6pm U11 & U13

There will be no practices on Monday, December 26th, Wednesday, December 28th or Thursday, December 29th.  Regular practices will resume the first week in January.

There will be no practices on Family Day Monday, February 20th.  There will be no U5 or U7 practices that week.


The final practices for U5 & U7 will be Monday, March 6th, 2023.  The final pracatice for U8 will be Wednesday, March 8th.  For U9-U18, team practices will conclude the end of March.  The practice schedule may change in mid-March due to the March break and LEO Championship Weekends.  

All clinic, practice, tournament and game times are visible on our website by clicking on the "Organization Calendar" tab on the top right side of our website. If practices are cancelled due to weather, your team will notify you.

Team Uniforms

Our U7-U18 teams will be provided with game jerseys and socks.  Practice jerseys and socks are not provided but we do sometimes have extra practice jerseys and socks available in the minor hockey room for our players to use if they don't have any.  

We are currently looking into fresh jerseys for our U5's to wear during practices and scrimmages.  We are hoping to have these ready for when the U5 program begins in October.  

Games

The league scheduling meeting for U13 & U18 will be Monday, October 3rd.  The leauge scheduling meeting for U11 & U15 will be Tuesday, October 4th.  You will know your team's game schedule in the days following the meeting.  Games for U11-U18 will begin the weekend after Thanksgiving.  U11-18 teams will play 20 regular season games.  The regular season will conclude Sunday, January 29th. 

Playoffs for U11-U18 will begin Friday, February 3rd and conclude Sunday, March 12th.  League playoffs usually consist of 6-8 games.  

The league scheduling meeting for U7-U9 will be Monday, October 17th.  You will know your team's game schedule in the days following the meeting.  Games for U7-U9 will begin the last weekend in October.

U7 & U8 will each play 12 season games.  There will be 6 home games and 6 away games.  The U9 team will play 10 half-ice and 10 full-ice games, 10 total home games and 10 away games total.

U5's are not eligible to be rostered to travelling teams.  Our U5's will have weekly practices and have the opportunity to have cross-ice scrimmages within the group.

The U7 cross-ice game season will conclude Wednesay, March 1st.   Apsley will be hosting the LEO U7 Wrap-Up Day on Saturday, March 4th, 2023. The U7's will play two games, receive a team lunch and medals after their second game.  

The U8 half-ice game season will conclude Wednesday, March 1st.  Centre Hastings will be hosting the LEO U8 Wrap-Up Day on Saturday, March 4th, 2023.  Our U8 team will get to participate in this. 

The U9 half-ice game season will conclude Sunday, January 8th. The full-ice U9 scheduling meeting will be Monday, January 9th.  You will know your team's full-ice game schedule in the days following the meeting. The U9 full-ice game season will begin Sunday, January 15th and conclude Sunday, March 12th.

Championship Weekends

Our U9-U18 teams will participate in LEO Championship Weekends after the March Break.  These will be hosted by centres within our league.  The LEO Championship Weekends may take place March 24th-26th or March 31st-April 2nd.  We will know more once the host centres have been declared.  Apsley will be hosting the LEO U15 Championship Weeknd March 31st-April 2nd.

Tournaments

Our AMHA teams will have the opportunity to particpate in tournaments throughout the season.  Apsley will be hosting the Winter Carnival Classic U9 Tournament on Saturday, January 28th, 2023 at the NKCC.  

Year End Awards Banquet

The AMHA has hosted a year end awards banquet for many, many years. We aren't quite sure what our year end plans will be for 2022-23 but details will be released as they come.
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