FAQ's

Which nights/days are the games played on?
What times are the games played on?
Where are the games played?
How many regular season games are there in a season?
How long are the games?
When does the season start and end?
What equipment is required?
What are the age groups?
How do I register?
Can I play with my friends?
How many players are there on a team?
Are there different divisons for different skill levels?
What do the winning teams receive at the end of the year?
If we win the Provincial Championships can we move on?
 


 

Which nights/days are the games played on?

SPRING/SUMMER

OAKVILLE:

Sunday, Monday and Thursday nights:
Men's - Tier 3 (C), Tier 4 (D), Tier 5 (E)

Tuesday nights:
Men's - Masters

MILTON:

Wednesday nights:
Men's - Tier 4 (D)

 

FALL/WINTER

OAKVILLE:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights:
Men's - Tier 3 (B), Tier 3 (C), Tier 4 (D), Tier 5 (E)
 

What times are the games played on?

Monday - Start time from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Tuesday - Start time from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Wednesday - Start time from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Thursday - Start time 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Sunday - Start time 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

 

Where are the games played?

SPRING/SUMMER

OAKVILLE:

Toronto Rock Athletic Centre; Glen Abbey Arena; Joshua's Creek Arena; Maple Grove Arena; River Oaks Arena

MILTON:

Milton Sports Centre Arena; Memorial Arena; Tonelli Arena

 

FALL/WINTER

OAKVILLE:

Toronto Rock Athletic Centre

Maps to the arenas can be found on Arenas page.

 

How many regular season games are there in a season?

Men's (All divisions - Oakville & Milton) - 14 games (8 team division) + 2 playoff games OR 15 Games (6 team division) + 2 playoff games for the top 4 regular season teams.

 

How long are the games?

Men's (All divisions): 

Three (3) Stop Time Periods - 1st Period - 10 minutes; 2nd Period - 10 minutes; 3rd Period - 12 minutes.
 

When does the season start and end?

SPRING/SUMMER LEAGUE

OAKVILLE
Men's (All divisions) - Mid-April to Mid-August

MILTON
Men's (All divisions) - Mid-April to Mid-August

 

FALL LEAGUE

Men's (All divisions) - September to December

WINTER LEAGUE

Men's (All divisions) - January to early-April


What equipment is required?

Player's Equipment: Mandatory Equipment:
CSA Approved ice hockey helmet; Hockey gloves; Full CSA approved facial protection (Women's division)

Optional (But recommended):
Protective cup; Shin pads; Soft knee pads; Full CSA approved facial protection; Mouth guard


Goaltenders Equipment:
Full CSA approved ice hockey goaltender equipment required
Mask must be CSA approved (no "cats-eye" grille) or CSA approved helmet with full cage


What are the age groups?

Men's - 18 years of age at start of season
Masters - 40 years of age (*Special rules apply)

How do I register?

You can register through our Registration page. Other options include mailing or dropping off payment to the address given on the Registration page or you may attend one of our registration dates - See Registration for scheduled dates and times

Can I play with my friends?

Yes, If you join as a team you are guaranteed to play with those you have signed to your roster. If you join along with a group of friends through our Individual registration make a note of who you joined with and we'll keep your group of friends together.
 

How many players are there on a team?

If you register with the league as a Team you can have a maximum of 22 players on your roster. The amount of players on a team ranges between 12 and 18 players. The average team has 16 players.
 

Are there different divisions for different skill levels?

Yes, for:
Men's - Tier 2 (B), Tier 3 (C), Tier 4 (D), Tier 5 (E)

These divisions are based on the calibre and skill level of the players. The number of divisions is determined by the number of teams registered. Newer or less experienced teams or players are placed in our Tier 5 division. More experienced or skilled teams are placed in one of the higher divisions ranging from Tier 4 to Tier 2 (highest).

Masters - Division caters to ages 40 and over.

What do the winning teams receive at the end of the year?

Each player on the winning team (playoff winners) is awarded with commemorative PBHL merchandise. The prizes vary for each division and from year to year.

The winning teams also represent their team/league/city at the Provincial Championships.

If we win the Provincial Championships can we move on?

Provincial B, C and D championship winning teams can move on to compete at the CBHA Canadian National Championships.


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