Beginning during the 2018-19 hockey season, all Novice hockey in Nova Scotia will be played on a half-ice surface. In 2019-20, Hockey Canada will mandate half-ice hockey at the Novice level right across the country.
How a player gets their initial taste of hockey is crucial. The first few years of hockey must be a positive experience full of fun and excitement. The benefits of the half-ice game are many.
Learn more about half-ice Novice hockey with these great resources from Hockey Canada.