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There has been an update to the NED Development camp Evaluations for the girls. We have been notified that the individual states in the New England District, which included RI. Will not be having their own individual girls tryouts for the NED Development Camps.

It will be run by the New England District at dates and location to be determined soon. Once RI Hockey has this information we will let you know.

If you registered already please let us know and you will be issued a refund.

Sorry for any confusion.

RI Hockey BOD

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT BOYS PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CAMP

10/05/2021, 3:15pm EDT
By RI Hockey

Evaluations for the New England District Development Camp for Boys born in 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 have been set for the below listed dates at West Warwick Ice Arena 100 Factory Street, West Warwick, RI. 

Groups will skate at the following times.
 

Boys Tryouts

Sunday October 24th & Sunday November 7th

2008 Boys @ 4:00 PM

2007 Boys @ 5:00 PM

2006 Boys @ 6:00 PM

2005 Boys @ 7:00 PM

  • Boys Registration Cutoff 10/20/21. No walk on registrations.* Please go here to Register

Only permanent residents of RI registered with USA Hockey are eligible to participate. Players must be in good financial standing with RI Hockey and its membership to participate. Players must attend both evaluation sessions to be selected by RI to attend the New England District camp. NO player will be allowed on the ice without proof of insurance!

Players attending out of state boarding schools are welcome to attend the evaluation, or they could have their school coach nominate them for an "at large" opportunity through the New England District Nominating Chair, Jim Nolin. Note that nomination by a coach will not guarantee an "at large" spot in the camp.

All participants must register and pay the fee through this registration page.

All players selected are EXPECTED to attend the District camp which will be held in early spring/summer. During the camps our players will participate with and against the top players from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. 

These camps present an opportunity for our top Rhode Island players to take part in the tryouts please go here to Register

 

RI Return to Play game Modifications 11-9-20

11/09/2020, 9:15am EST
By RI Hockey

Ice Hockey Specific Game Modifications 11-9-20:

The below modifications shall be implemented as Ice Hockey specific supplements to the “Reopening RI” Return to Play RI: Phase III youth, adult, & school sports guidelines dated 9-11-20 and Governor Raimondo’s Executive Order. In addition, participants must adhere to all State and Municipal Guidelines where their activities are being held. 

  • Players, coaches, and officials are required to wear face coverings at all times. Acceptable face coverings should follow CDC Guidance. Hockey specific Helmet products like the Bauer Splash guard are NOT-Acceptable. All bubble type face mask still require a face covering to be worn. 
  • No more than (2) parents or­ guardians of the athlete and the athlete’s siblings may be present at an event.
  • Spectators must remain socially distanced while in the ice arena.
  • Both the facility operator (rink) and the activity organizer (entity that purchases the ice time) are responsible for complying with any and all contact tracing requests from the State of RI.
  • All tournaments, games, practices, etc. with out-of-state teams is prohibited.
  • Previous game modifications related to Body Contact have been removed and games will follow most current USA Hockey rules.
  • Referees to minimize player’s deliberate close contact at faceoffs by socially distancing players prior to the drop of the puck.
  • Referees to minimize player’s deliberate close contact with quicker stoppage of play when puck scrums occur along boards or around goal creases.
  • Players are always to wear helmets and gloves during games and practices to avoid skin to surface contact.
  • Only (1) player per team is allowed in penalty box.
  • Water Bottles will not be shared at any time.
  • No personal hockey equipment shall be shared. 
  • Goalie equipment that is shared for an instructional team must be properly sanitized prior to any use.
  • Locker Room use is allowed as long as social distancing is maintained per CDC and RIDOH guidelines.  

    RECOMMENDATIONS

     
    • Showering is not allowed after games or practices.
    • Have a hand sanitizing station at the bench area.
    • Carpooling is strongly discouraged, but in the event that it is required all partied should wear face coverings.
    • Open Doors and/or utilize Makeup air units to allow for fresh air circulation.
    • Players should be encouraged to come to the rink partially dressed to minimize amount of time required in the rink to get dressed.
    • Referees will be encouraged to use electronic whistles.
    • Referees will be encouraged to wear gloves to avoid skin to surface contact.

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