Hockey Calgary Votes Against Ban on Bodychecking

After a majority vote at the Hockey Calgary AGM on June 23, it has been decided that body checking will remain in the game at the pee wee level and above.  There were two motions set forth – one was that effective the 2012/2013 season body checking will be removed from the age category of peewee.  The second was that effective 2013/2014 season body checking will be removed from Bantam excluding elite and community divisions 1 through 3 and effective 2014/2015 body checking will be removedfrom midget excluding elite and community divisions 1 through 3.  Neither motion passed.  See Hockey Calgary Votes for more information.