By USA Hockey, 01/06/21, 4:15PM MST
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced a reduction of the minimum game count to qualify for the 2021 USA Hockey-Chipotle National Championships and District Tournaments for Youth Tier I and II teams, from 20/10 to 14/7. To qualify for district and national tournaments, all Youth Tier I and Tier II teams must have competed as a team unit in at least 14 games, while each youth player must have played in at least seven games during the 2020-21 season.
The game count for Girls Tier I and Tier II will remain at 14/10, Women's Senior will remain at 10/5 and High School will stay at 10/5.
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