AHAI High School Committee Passes Rules to Expand Flexibility for Dual Roster Goalies and Female High School Players

By Jack Weinberg, AHAI High School Committee Chairman


The AHAI High School Committee recently passed rules that will expand flexibility for dual roster goalies and female High School Players.

1.5.18  Seven Up-Seven Down for High School Organizations with more than two (2) teams: (See Seven Up- Seven Down Rule Clarification)

1.5.18.1  Organizations with two (2) Varsity and one (1)  Junior Varsity Teams – The number one Varsity team is frozen for movement, however, there may be movement between the number two Varsity team and the Junior Varsity team.

1.5.18.2  Organizations with one (1) Varsity and two (2)  Junior Varsity Teams – The number two Junior Varsity team is frozen for movement with the exception of the goaltenders, however, there may be movement between the Varsity team and the number  one Junior Varsity team.

1.5.18.3  Organizations  with  two (2) Varsity and two (2)  Junior Varsity Teams – The number one Varsity team  and the number two Junior Varsity team are is  frozen for movement, however, there may be movement between the number two Varsity team and  the number one Junior Varsity team. The number two Junior Varsity team is frozen for movement with the exception of the goaltenders.

Explanation: This would expand the dual roster capability for goalies as outlined above.


1.5.12.1  A girl High School player may double roster on a boy’s High School team provided that she is not on the roster of ANY other team. Youth, Tier I or other. The rules of what program a girl skater may play for are the same as for boys.

Explanation: This rule is on the heels of the rule that allows girl goalie to do likewise. It allows programs that are short numbers a source of players and provides additional opportunities for girls.

 



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