Canadian hockey league structurePresentation Transcript
By: Alyssa K. , Ashley K., Lisa G., & Sara G.
When was the Canadian hockey structured and formalized? 1970 What was the goal of its structure? growth and the organization of leagues, player categories, and coaching certifications to be consistent across Canada. Where does the Canadian Hockey association receive funds from? Provincial and federal government spot leaders and governing Canadian hockey bodies.
How many levels are there in the Canadian hockey league? The Canadian Development Model was designed to create a system that meets the individual needs of athletes. The Canadian Development Model states that the objective is to improve and advance player’s skills while at the same time only doing so when the player’s maturation and development level is ready. Another way the Canadian Development Model for ice hockey keeps its athletes in Canada and even attracts athletes from other countries is by connecting education to hockey development. Canada produces many professional level hockey players but also allows these players to receive education throughout their development to the professional level.
How many kids in Canada paly minor Hockey? How many of those make it into professional level? There are over 2,522,321 athletes that play minor hockey in Canada and out of those only 52,125 eventually make it to play in the NHL. What is minor hockey? Minor hockey is amateur hockey that is played by athletes that are age 20 and younger. What are the divisions for minor hockey? Timbit (5&6) Novice (7&8) Atom (9&10) Pee Wee (11&12) Bantam (13&14) Midget (15-17) Juvenile (18-20)
How does house and rep hockey differ? House hockey is more focused on fun , development and personal goals. Plus there is no hitting allowed . Rep hockey is very focused on winning and pushing their players to their limits , as they are more focused on making it to provincials and Nationals. How are the Rep hockey teams divided up? They are divided into four subcategories: B, A, AA, and AAA . AAA being the most competitive of them all. What is needed to coach a minor hockey team? Coaches need to have a NCCP certification. What is the main goal of the NCCP? The NCCP is to develop coaches to have a balance in the emphasis of winning and having fun , so that there is a less of a drop out rate in the sport.
How many subdivisions are there in the junior hockey league? What are they? Junior C/D Junior B Junior A Major Junior What is the age range to play in junior hockey? 16-20 How is the major hockey league divided? What do they focus on? WHL OHL QMJHL Not only do they try to focus on getting their players to the NHL, but also the major hockey leagues supply players, coaches, and officials representing Canada at the annual Junior Championships, World Under 18 Championships, and World Under 17 Hockey Challenge.
How long has the ASHL been around? 17 years Who bought the ASHL? When? Canlan Ice Sports in 1995 How many teams were there in 1995? Now? 1995 -> ~2000 2012-> ~ 4000 What is the age range on those in the ASHL? 18+, but the are age restricted teams. How is this league divided? A -> Pro, semi-pro, minor-pro B -> University, senior hockey, and junior A C -> for Canadian college, Junior B/C, hockey school, and Rep AAA D -> House players E -> Players with no or little experience
The ASHL is the largest adult recreational hockey league in the world. What is their mission statement? “To provide men and women of all ages and skill levels with a professional managed recreational hockey league that is both safe and fun.“
What is the major issue that is happening now with the NHL?