Princeton Youth Hockey Association travel hockey program in Princeton, New Jersey

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Program Description
All Teams Receive The Following (included with registration):
  • Two practices per week (one per week for 8U) and a regular schedule of games (average of one home game per weekend in season).
  • 8U and 10U teams will participate in a Jamboree at the beginning of the season hosted by NJYHL and or the AAHA (dates TBD) to determine competitive level of play.
  • Goalie training by professional goalie coaches throughout the season either during or in addition to their regular team practice.
  • Skills clinics/stations practices either in addition to or during regular season practices.
  • Up to two tournaments per team at the 10U, 12U and 14U levels. 16U, 18U and 8U teams have one tournament included per team.  16U and 18U teams may attend their tournament during the summer or over Labor Day weekend at the coach's discretion.

All Players Receive The Following (included with registration):

  • Four tickets per player to attend one Princeton University Men’s Hockey game.
  • One player admission to season ending banquet (8U through 18U).
  • One team/individual photo package (8U through 18U).
  • Participation in our annual tailgate party.

Clarifications:

  • At the 16U and 18U levels we field "short season" teams which play a condensed schedule due to high school hockey and academic considerations. 
  • 8U and 10U teams will be USA Hockey ADM (American Development Model) compliant.  All 8U teams play half ice games for the entire season.  All 10U teams utilize a 3:1 practice/game ratio.

Items Not Included in Registration:

  • Game jerseys must be purchased separately at time of registration through our website.
  • USA Hockey Annual Membership.  USA Hockey mandates that all players register directly and share their IMR (Individual Membership Registration) number with PYHA once placed on a team.
Season Start and End Dates:
  • 16U and 18U teams will start on or about August 1st and will end on or about November 15th and are subject to a slight extension of time into December if needed to accommodate the league schedule. 
  • 14U, 12U and 10U teams will start on or about August 30th and will end on or about March 6th - 13th.
  • 8U teams will start on or about September 13th and will end on or about March 1st.
  • Tiger Cub participants will register in the spring and will begin in September/October.