Minor hockey groups face fallout from 41-0 game
Hockey groups across the country are looking for ways to manage runaway scores.
The issue swelled for the Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario after a team of 8-yearolds from Kitchener crushed a squad from Cambridge 41-0 last month.
The Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario does not currently have rules or guidelines around blowout scores.
“I’d rather see us throw the sticks in the middle and have Hockey groups across the country are looking for ways to manage runaway scores after a 41-0 blowout in a novice-level game drew national attention.
the kids play,” executive director Tony Martindale said, referring to how teams are often picked in street hockey.
“At the end of the day, it’s about development.”
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