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The only one that I know that does a U15 full season team locally is the Northern Cyclones .......
U15 is new and still experimental and is intended to be a tier 1 National Bound program, so there are not a lot to begin with. Most of these kids will go to play high school in Nov. so there will not be a lot of them will be full season. I'm sure a few programs will add them for this coming season to keep their 02 teams together that did not have them this year. But I wouldn't look for them to be full season.
This is, once again, where MA/NE lags behind the rest of the country. Far from experimental.
T1EHL has a very full, well established U15 full season division, including the Boston Advantage. Would expect the NH Monarchs to add a team next year.
The USPHL has a division for it (U16 Futures) with a number of teams in the Mid-Atlantic region, wouldn't be surprised to see a couple of the local programs add U15 teams next year. Isalnders used to have one, but they mismanaged it into failure.
EJEPL has a division for it, again, mostly Mid-Atlantic, but the Cyclones and Portland are in it.
Just like we saw the change from Bantam major to U14 occur over a two year time frame, this change will be much more obvious locally next year.
Also hearing about a potential shift from U16 / U18 to U17 / U19 by USA Hockey to recognize that HS players are older now.
That Walpole Express team was outstanding!
Sure they are. They're registered tier 2 team. They got smoked every time they played a real tier 1 team. They were awesome! The only reason they existed was daddy needed a place for Junior to play. Nobody would take him. Nobody wants that baggage. Father or son.
Express was the host organization which is why they were let in. That will not happen next year so don't count on them being in the mix
False. They actually qualified via play-in games.
They are a really great team. Very close games...most could have gone either way...
All depends upon where you are looking. North, south, west?
Great is pushing it. But after the IHC and Kings in Mass they could compete with all of the other "Elite" teams.
Give me a break people. First, we all know on u14t is a joke year. Second they are registered T2 team. Beat by anybody good. They play soft competition. Check please.
Teams in the EJEPL i'm not tier 1. They are tier 2. Learn your stuff before you come on here and post knucklehead, I mean RB.
Thanks again RB.