2017-18 Changes to Bantam A & Midget A Divisions

Hockey Winnipeg approved the following rule changes for the 2017-18 season:

The Minor Bantam A and Minor Midget A age divisions have been eliminated.

  • 13 and 14 year-old players will play Bantam A division.
  • 15, 16 and 17 year-old players will play Midget A division.

Only Bantam A1 and Midget A1 divisions will play body-contact.  The A2 and A3 categories for Bantam A (13, 14) and Midget A (15, 16, 17) will be Non Body Checking (NBC).

The AA Hockey Program will have Minor Bantam (13) and Bantam (14) divisions in 2017-18.  The Midget AA division is for players ages 15, 16,and 17 (no Minor Midget AA division).