Role of the Player (Brampton Hockey Inc.)

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Role of the Player

Following are some guidelines with respect to the role of the player based on age group.

 

Ages 5 to 8

Before the Game
During the Game
After the Game
Ages 9 to 12

Before the Game
During the Game
After the Game
Ages 13 and up

Before the Game
During the Game
After the Game

Before the game:

“Sweat the small stuff”

Ages 5 to 8

  • Pack equipment with parent(s)
  • Pack equipment using Equipment Checklist
  • Be ready to go with your bag at front door for whomever is driving
  • Socialize with other players and friends
  • Eat at least 2 hours before
  • Drink water
  • Have water for the game - fill your bottle
  • Dress in the room with teammates
  • Remove all jewelry
  • Listen to coaches talk about playing the game
  • Go on the ice together with your tteammates
  • Bring a second stick to the bench
  • Do team warm-up:
    • PLAYERS - make sure to stickhandle, pass and shoot "on the goalie" if time permits
    • GOALIES - make sure to skate and stretch with equipment on the ice, take shots to feel the puck
  • TEAM CAPTAINS - acknowledge officials - shake hands
  • Be supportive to your teammates and encourage each other
  • Smile! - it is a game

Ages 9 to 12

  • Check your equipment at home for skate sharpenings, tape, repair - at least the day before
  • Advise parent(s) of equipment needs a day before
  • Pack equipment using Equipment Checklist
  • Eat 3 to 4 hours before game time
  • Dress according to team rules - if none, shirt and tie or turtleneck, team jacket - no baseball caps
  • Be ready to go with your bag at front door for whomever is driving
  • Socialize with other players and friends
  • Drink water
  • Have your own water for the game - fill your bottle
  • Dress for stretch
  • Do team stretch
  • Dress with equipment
  • Remove all jewelry
  • Sit dressed and think to yourself – go through your mental preparation
  • Listen to game strategy from coaches
  • Go on the ice together with your teammates
  • Bring a second stick to the bench
  • Do team warm-up: 
    • PLAYERS - make sure to stickhandle, pass and shoot “on the goalie” if time permits
    • GOALIES - make sure to skate and stretch with equipment on-ice, take shots to feel the puck
  • TEAM CAPTAINS - acknowledge officials - shake hands
  • Be supportive of your teammates and encourage each other
  • Listen to coach
  • Smile! - it's a game

Ages 13 and older

  • Check equipment at home for skate sharpenings, tape, repair - at least the day before
  • Advise parent(s) of equipment needs a day before
  • Verify schedule and arrange for a lift if necessary
  • Pack equipment using Equipment Checklist
  • Eat 3 to 4 hours before game time
  • Dress according to team rules - if none, shirt and tie or turtleneck, team jacket, dress pants - no running shoes or baseball caps
  • Arrive on time
  • Socialize with other players and friends
  • Meet with coaches if necessary
  • Drink water
  • Have your own water for the game - fill The Water SOURCE
  • Check equipment, tape stick, get skates sharpened
  • Dress for stretch
  • Do team stretch
  • Get dressed with equipment
  • Remove all jewelry
  • Do mental preparation
  • Listen to game strategy from coaches
  • Go on the ice together with your teammates
  • Bring a second stick to the bench
  • Do team warm-up:
    • PLAYERS - make sure to stickhandle, pass and shoot “on the goalie” if time permits
    • GOALIES - make sure to skate and stretch with equipment on-ice, take shots to feel the puck
  • TEAM CAPTAINS - acknowledge officials - shake hands
  • Be supportive of your teammates and encourage each other
  • Smile! - it's a game
  • Tournament note:
    • watch other teams
    • register with Tournament coordinators
  • Exhibition / Pre-season note:
    • know which arena you are going to go to
    • identify yourself with the coaches
During the game:
“Play for the fun of it”

Ages 5 to 8

  • Be ready at face-offs before the puck is dropped
  • Drink water at least once a period
  • Listen for coaches’ signals and line changes
  • Talk to your teammates
  • Watch your teammates play and learn
  • Respect your teammates
  • Between periods, make sure you drink water
  • Listen to the coach to understand what to do
  • Ask questions if you do not understand

Ages 9 to 12

  • Be ready at face-offs before the puck is dropped
  • Drink water at least once a period
  • Listen for coaches’ signals and line changes
  • Be ready at face-offs before the puck is dropped
  • Drink water every couple of shifts
  • Listen for the coaches’ signals
  • Talk to your teammates - repeat team objectives, discuss situations on-ice
  • Watch your teammates and learn
  • Think of your role, your own game objectives and goals
  • Respect and encourage your teammates
  • Between periods, make sure you drink water
  • Listen to the coach to understand what to do
  • Ask questions if you do not understand
  • Play with a smile and have fun

Ages 13 and older

  • Be ready at face-offs before the puck is dropped
  • Drink water at least once a period
  • Listen for coaches’ signals and line changes
  • Be ready at face-offs before the puck is dropped
  • Drink water every couple of shifts
  • Listen for the coaches’ signals
  • Talk to your teammates - repeat team objectives, discuss situations on-ice
  • Watch your teammates and learn
  • Think of your role, your own game objectives and goals
  • Respect and encourage your teammates
  • Between periods, make sure you drink water
  • Control emotions and focus - use your mental plan
  • Listen to the coach to understand what to do
  • Ask questions if you do not understand
  • Play with a smile and have fun
After the game:
“Revitalize”

Ages 5 to 8

  • Get to your team bench
  • Acknowledge and congratulate teammates on-ice
  • Leave the ice surface and go straight to the room with official’s guidance
  • Listen to the coaches
  • Drink water
  • Undress, wipe skates and pack equipment in bag
  • Acknowledge coaches and teammates
  • Meet coaches if necessary
  • Socialize and leave
  • Carry your own bag to the car
  • At home, wash your undergarments, hang equipment to dry and open up skates

Ages 9 to 12

  • Get to your team bench
  • Acknowledge and congratulate teammates on-ice
  • Leave the ice surface and go straight to the room with official’s guidance
  • Sit down, take off helmet and gloves - listen to the coach talk about the game
  • Drink water
  • Eat proper nourishment
  • Undress, wipe skates and pack equipment in bag
  • Take a shower if the facility has the set-up for it
  • Dress properly - shirt and tie done up, turtleneck and team jacket
  • Acknowledge coaches and teammates
  • Meet coaches if necessary
  • Be aware of the next team event
  • Socialize and leave
  • Carry your own bag to the car
  • At home, wash your undergarments, hang equipment to dry and open up skates
  • Check equipment for damage
  • Eat according to nutrition guideline

Ages 13 and older

  • Get to your team bench
  • Acknowledge and congratulate teammates on-ice
  • Leave the ice surface and go straight to the room with official’s guidance
  • Sit down, take off helmet and gloves - listen to the coach talk about the game
  • Review objectives, achievements and mistakes
  • Drink water
  • Eat proper nourishment
  • Undress, wipe skates and pack equipment in bag
  • Take a shower if the facility has the set-up for it
  • Dress neat like upon arrival
  • Acknowledge coaches and teammates
  • Meet coaches if necessary
  • Be aware of next team event
  • Be receptive to scouts and agents
  • Socialize and leave
  • Carry your own bag to the car
  • At home, wash your undergarments, hang equipment to dry and open up skates
  • Go over goals to see achievement levels
  • Check equipment for damage
  • Eat according to nutrition guideline
  • Tournament note:
    • watch other teams play
    • check out statistics
  • Exhibition / Pre-season note:
    • ask coach or manager about next steps for you

 

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