This conversation happened a few months back. Look at the JWK 05/06 PHL teams played EHF Black and did fine.
Like this guy said, after Elite it's all the same.
Someone else even broke the levels down further based on MHR and Premier was right between Black and American. White has good top teams, but drops off quickly at the youth levels.
Just because you play in the EHF it doesn't mean your automatically better.
Just do some tourney research, it's pretty easy to do, and you will find matchups that happened.
I'm the one who did the analysis. At the 05 level, they fall just below White (same level statistically speaking) and above Silver. The PHL was well below Black and American.
EHF Elite: 95.75
EHF T1 Black: 90.46
BHL American: 89.5
EHF T1 White: 87.81
EHF T1 Silver: 85.43
BHL National: 84.23
SSC PWA: 86.4
Thank you for doing this. Based on my sons age level only , I would agree with this 100%.
Would like to see the say that e9 winner plays ehf elite winner , to have a state champ.
I remember the 07 level what was that one. Or what post was it under.
Same analysis for the 07 level - PHL is not strong at this level
EHF Elite: 94.2 2.5
E9: 91.47 2.3
EHF T1 Black: 88.38 1.89
BHL American North: 88.12 1.10
EHF T1 White: 86.56 1.37
BHL American South: 85.72 1.23
EHF T1 Silver: 82.01 2.32
PHL Elite: 80.40 2.62
BHL National: 80.28 2.49
EMHL: 79.94 3.02
The second number is the Standard Deviation - the smaller the number, the closer in skill the teams are within that specific division.
Where is the PHL Premier level in both rankings. The Elite is the lower level.
Ooops - missed Premier for 2007. What is listed for 2005 is the Premier PHL. Here it is for 2007 - Above EHF Silver but below White and American South
Is this really a debate to proudly say that PHL teams can compete with Silver level teams ? Or even White ??
Silver and white are kids that were on town c teams and left because they thought they were better ! Facts.
Silver has to be the lowest level of hockey east of the Mississippi! Have you seen that level of hockey ?
Simply put, PHL is a piece of crap. Good luck with anyone telling you otherwise. Save the money and just play town.
Sorry if I hit a nerve. Just voicing my opinion just like you voiced yours.
And no reason to waste money in the silver or white division.
But it is “all about development”
Said the league was crap and not the kids.
He will have a great season because he is not in The PHL