OMHA Update - Body Checking Removed, News (St. Thomas Minor Hockey)

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May 01, 2015 | dmacmillan | 19426 views
OMHA Update - Body Checking Removed
OMHA Removes body checking from Local League competition - All Divisions

At the OMHA Board of Directors meeting of February 22, 2015, a motion was approved that effective the 2015 - 2016 season, Body Checking will be removed from ALL OMHA recreational programming including Local League (LL) hockey.

St. Thomas Minor Hockey will be offering Local League teams for Bantam and Midget divisions.St. Thomas Minor Hockey offers Representative "A" level hockey for St. Thomas residents and selected Non-Residential Players and Alternate Entry (A/E) level hockey for St. Thomas residents.  Both A and A/E hockey include Body Checking.


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