Please note, players can only tryout for one team at a time.
Players also must first be released by their home team before they may tryout elsewhere.
Once released, a player can try out for any team they wish however again only one team at a time.
Releases will occur only during the specific days listed below.
Fall ID Camps start on August 22nd, each team has a list of 25 protected players
August 29th teams will reduce this 25 player list from down to 23
September 5th the 23 protected list will be lowered down to 21.
At this time, each team will also provide a 13 skater and 1 goaltender list. These players are confirmed to be on their team for next year.
Players not on this list can request from the team that they are trying out for to be either signed and or released and the team has 24 hours to decide which option.
The dates that a player can make this request will only be from September 5th at 6pm to September 7th at 5pm. On September 8th, the rosters for the fall ID tournament are set and confirmed.
September 10th and 11th, we will conduct our Fall ID tryout tournament at East Hants arena. There are no releases during this tournament.
Final rosters are to be submitted to the league by midnight September 11th. Once the rosters are circulated to all teams, there is a 24 hour window whereby teams can add a player if they have not filled all of their cards, however no one can be removed from the roster submitted.
The Bedford Bandits will join the U15 Major league this season
Hockey Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Nova Scotia U15 Major Hockey League, announced today that a new league franchise has been awarded in the Bedford region.
Following a call for bids last month and a thorough selection process, an entry from an operating group consisting of Paul Hunt and Ja-red Glazebrook was selected as the winning bid in the region.
The new franchise will be branded as the Bedford Bandits U15 Major Hockey Club and will begin operations during the upcoming 2022-23 Nova Scotia U15 Major Hockey League season.
The new team operators bring several years of coaching and volunteer experience at various levels of hockey in Nova Scotia to their new team.
“Paul and Ja-red are dedicated volunteers with very impressive hockey backgrounds. We know they are committed to the growth and development of young players in the Bedford region," said Kevin Benjamin, Hockey Nova Scotia Elite Hockey Chair.
You can follow along with the latest new and updates from the new team on their TwitterandInstagramaccounts.