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3 vs. 3 Blue Line Battle League



Do you enjoy the NHL 3 vs. 3 overtime?

Imagine a whole game played 3 v 3. Join us for the 3v3 Blue Line Battle this spring at the University of Delaware. Back for it's second season due to popular demand don't miss out on a great league!

Teams of 8-12 players and a goalie will compete once a week on full ice. This league is open to all Travel, In House, Middle School and High School Age Players.

Age Divisions:

2006-2009= Jr Collegiate
1999-2005= Sr Collegiate

Important Dates:
March 8th- Evaluations (everyone makes a team)
6:30pm-7:30pm Jr Collegiate Age Division RUST Ice Arena
7:45pm-8:45pm Sr Collergiate Age Division RUST Ice Arena

Games Played: (Tentative Schedule-Starts week of March 19th)
Tuesday and Thursday nights 6-9:30pm (Teams will play once a week), Teams could place twice a week depending on number of teams in each division. Playoffs will be held in early June. Final schedule will be determined by number of teams in each division.

Advance registration fee is $175 per player if you register by Feb. 18, 2018

Standard registration fee is $200 per player from Feb. 19-March 4, 2018

Players will receive a game jersey

Full equipment is required (helmet with cage and mouthguard, shoulder and elbow pads, gloves, protective cup, hockey pants, shin guards, skates, stick and hockey socks). Players need to supply their own gear.


Program Highlights & FAQ's

Q: How do I determine my son/daughters “hockey age”?
A: Register by your birth year:
2006-2009= Jr Collegiate
1999-2005= Sr Collegiate

Q: Who makes the determination on team placements?
AEvaluations will be held to make sure we divide the skill evenly among the teams and so we can accommodate all skill levels. The league will provide your team with a collegiate jersey to keep.  Our goal is to have each child playing where they will be challenged but not put their safety or enthusiasm for the sport of hockey in jeopardy.

Q: Will ice time be equal?
A: Each player will receive an equitable amount of ice time. Please be mindful that it is not possible to achieve EXACT ice time, particularly if there is an odd number of players a given game. Any concerns should be brought to the director’s attention.

Q: Is full equipment required?
A: Yes, full equipment is required, players must provide their own gear.

Q: Will checking be allowed during the league?
A: No, this is NON-CHECK Leage for both divisions.

Q: How are coaches selected?
A: They volunteer. Most coaches are parents of players, some have played competitive hockey others have not.  Please give them the respect they deserve for volunteering.

Q: What are the rules?

A: USA Hockey modify game rules. Rules will be similar to overtime 3 vs. 3 NHL rules. A copy of the league rules will be provide to parents the day of evaluations. .

For more information about the program call (302) 831-6038, or e-mail Jim Kaden, Assistant Athletic Director, Ice Arena.

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