Player Development

Novice Age Category for Minor Hockey


Under Nine (9) Years of Age as of December 31st of the Current Season

The age and skill level of the team defines the seasonal plan. The Hockey Canada skills development programs are based on progressive steps and follow the appropriate allocation of time illustrated in the skill development pyramid.

CLICK HERE for complete Novice and half-ice game information.


Goals for the Novice Age Category Are:

• Fun
• Reviewing of basic skills
• Refining of basic skills


The Novice Program recommends the following practice time allotment:

• 75% Technical skills
• 15% Individual tactics
• 10% Team tactics
• 0% Team play
• 0% Strategy

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