ADULT HOCKEY LEAGUES

We are excited to announce our new Adult Hockey Director, Stephane Forget!

“I was Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec Canada. I grew up in Treasure Island, Florida and graduated High school in 1989. I Joined the Marines at 18 and retired in 2019. Married to my beautiful wife and we have 4 amazing children. While serving as a Marine, I played on the Marine hockey team for 3 years. I have been a referee with USA Hockey since 2003. My highest level of hockey achieved was ECHL.” As a referee.

Stephane can be reached at stephane@ellentonice.com

USA Hockey Membership is required!

New Players

If you are new to the Ellenton area please speak to our Adult Hockey Director, Stephane before signing up. Stephane can point you in the right direction, let you know how full each league is and if there is room as well as give a detailed idea of the level of each league. He is very knowledgeable about the game, our teams and is on a first name basis with our players.

Click Here to Sign Up!

*If you would like to pay at the front desk, you must pay in full and there will be a $15 convenience fee added.

D League

This league is for players who are just starting out. If you have always wanted to play hockey, but didn’t know how to get started, begin with Larry’s Clinic and then move up to the D League.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Start Date: January 2nd
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: May 1st includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 12:00pm, 1:15pm, 2:30pm, & 3:45pm
  • Team Fee: $3,068 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by January 1st
  • Individual Fee: $287.95 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 2nd – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $87.05 + tax

C League

A mixture of mid-level players seeking more competition than the D League. Typically players in this league may have played a few years in their youth at the rec level or started out as an adult, but have been playing for a year or more.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Start Date: January 2nd
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: May 1st includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 4:30pm, 5:45pm, 7:00pm, & 8:15pm
  • Team Fee: $3,068 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by January 1st
  • Individual Fee: $287.95 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 2nd – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $87.05 + tax

B League

A mixture of mid-level to high-level players seeking more competition than the C League. Typically players in this league may have played travel hockey in their youth.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Start Date: January 2nd
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: May 1st includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 3:15pm, 5:00pm, & 6:15pm
  • Team Fee: $3,068 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by January 1st
  • Individual Fee: $287.95 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 2nd – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $87.05 + tax

45+CD Lower Draft League

45+ Lower division is for players who are intermediate to lower level players and are 45 years of age or older. Must be 44 by May 7th.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Start Date: January 2nd
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: February 1st includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 7:30pm & 8:45pm
  • Individual Fee: $344.11 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 2nd – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $142.80 + tax

40+ A League

The 40+ Upper division is for players 40 years of age or older who are at the A and or B level.

  • Day: Monday
  • Start Date: January 3rd
  • League Length: 17 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: April 25th includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 8:30pm & 9:45pm
  • Team Fee: $4,012 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by January 2nd
  • Individual Fee: $376.55 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 3rd – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $176.55 + tax

40+CD Lower Draft League

40+ Lower division is for players who are intermediate to lower level players and are 40 years of age or older. Must be 39 by May 7th.

  • Day: Tuesday
  • Start Date: January 4th
  • League Length: 17 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: April 26th includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 7:45pm, 8:15pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm, & 10:15pm
  • Individual Fee: $357.51 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 4th – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $156.20 + tax

30+ A/B League 

The 30+ Upper division is for players 30 years of age or older who are at the A and or B level.

  • Day: Wednesday
  • Start Date: January 5th
  • League Length: 17 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: April 27th includes playoffs
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 9:30pm & 9:45pm
    • *Game times will change in March to 8:15pm & 9:30pm
  • Team Fee: $4,012 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by January 4th
  • Individual Fee: $376.55 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 5th – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $176.55 + tax

30+ C/D League 

A mixture of mid-level to high-level players seeking more competition than the C League. Typically players in this league may have played travel hockey in their youth.

  • Day: Thursday
  • Start Date: August 26th
  • League Length: 16 Weeks includes playoffs
  • End date: April 28th
  • Game Times are approximate and depend on amount of Teams: 9:30pm & 10:45pm
    • *Game times will change in March to 8:15pm & 9:30pm
  • Team Fee: $3,776 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by January 5th
  • Individual Fee: $354.40
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • January 5th – $220 + tax
    • February 1st – $154.40 + tax

League Rules 

All USA Hockey Rules must be followed and will be enforced!

All players must have current USA Hockey Membership. USA Hockey Membership expires August 31 so all participants including subs must submit their USA Hockey before their first game of the season.

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Games

  • Must be 18 to play in an Adult Hockey League
  • 2 USA Hockey Certified Refs are scheduled for each game
  • 1 hr allotted to each game. includes warm up
  • 3 Periods
  • 12 Minute stop time
  • 2 Minute penalties
  • All USA Hockey rules apply
  • Teams with 50 minutes or more in penalties within one season will NOT be eligible for Playoffs.

Overtime

  • 5 Minute run time
  • 4 on 4 Sudden death
  • If the game is not resolved at the end of 5 minutes run time there will be a 3 player shoot out. Game is over after shootout no matter what.

Subs

  • Subs must be USA Hockey Members and must turn paper version with bar code into reception prior to game
  • Teams can sub up to the same amount of players the opposing team has that game
  • All Subs will pay $10 at the front desk
  • Subs must give receipt to score keeper or team forfeits game
  • Subs must be approved by opposing team’s Captain or team forfeits

Playoffs

  • 4 Teams
    • 1 vs 4
    • 2 vs 3
    • Winner of 1 vs 4 plays winner of 2 vs 3
    • Second game will be made up of consolation players
  • 5 Teams
    • 4th and 5th place teams will play an elimination game. Winner will take 4th seed in the Playoffs
    • Playoffs will continue like a 4 team Playoff
  • 6 Teams
    • Week 1
      • 1st and 2nd in points play consolation game
      • 3 vs 6
      • 4 vs 5
    • Week 2
      • Winner of 3 vs 6 plays ______________________
      • Winner of 4 vs 5 plays ______________________
      • Consolation game for other teams
    • Week 3
      • Championship Game
      • Loser of 3 vs 6 and 2nd place plays loser of the 4 vs 5 and 1st place
      • Consolation game of remaining players

For more information contact Stephane Forget at

941-723-3663 ext. 210 or email at Stephane@ellentonice.com

Have Questions? Contact Our Manager For Details