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Bantam 5v5 Checking League

2019 Openings

2019 OPENINGS as of April 1, 2019

  • Players:   5 Open
  • Goalie:  2 Open 
  • Coaches:  Open
  • Clock/Stats:  Open

This league is open to players that played Bantams in the 2018-2019 season and players that will be a 1st year or 2nd year Bantam in the 2019/2020 season

2019 Dates:

Spring Game Dates:  April 14-May 19

  • 1 Practice:   Training players on checking techniques including angling, pinning and rub-outs.  

  • 5 Full ice games allowing players to work on angling, pining and rub outs.   

Fall Game Dates: Late August 25 -Sept .19

  • 1 Practice to review checking techniques.  Train players on open-ice hits.

  • 5 Full ice games allowing players to implement angling, pinning and rub outs, and open-ice hits.

5v5 Spring and Fall Dates

You can print out the schedule above,  or you can tag your player's team once teams are made on April 14th. 

An email reminder with date and time will be sent prior to the first session. 

2019 5v5 Bantam Checking League

Emphasis will be on progression of how to check and get checked including angles, pins, rub outs along the boards and open ice checks.  Designed for players who want to take the uneasiness out of checking and want to gain more checking confidence! Players will be evaluated during the first practice and placed on a team.

FEE:  $300.  Goalies:  $150


  • 12 Sessions over two seasons (Spring & Fall)

  • 2 Practices that will incorporate checking techniques

  • 10 Full ice games 

  • Certified Officials

  • League standings and games scores will be kept

  • Games played at Shakopee Ice Arena: Games are Sunday and Wednesday evenings.

  • Eligibility –This league is open to players that played Bantams in 2018-19 or that will be a Bantam in the that 2019-20 season.