League Info

WHO CAN PLAY

The Duffers Hockey League is a non-contact adult recreational ice hockey league in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.

The league is for hockey players who want structured league play that is competitive and sportsmanlike. Fighting, overly aggressive play and verbal abuse is not tolerated. Player enjoyment and safety is a league priority.

The league is made up of novice to intermediate players who have taken adult learn to play hockey training, played pickup or minor hockey. The league is also popular with skilled players who prefer less aggressive hockey. Teams in the league have been formed from existing players in the league, pickup, corporate groups and individual players who register with the league. Individual players are assigned to existing teams that require additional players before new teams are formed.

Players must be 19 years old to play in the league, underage players are allowed with a waiver. Most league players are between 25 and 70 years old. Teams generally have players of varied age and skill and are placed in divisions of 6 to 8 teams of similar skill level.

Player Registration


WHERE AND WHEN


Games are played at ISN - Ice Sports North Shore -  2411 Mt Seymour Parkway, North Vancouver

The winter season starts early September and runs tolate April. Games are played mostly on Saturdays and Sundays with the occasional weekday evening. (Labour Day and Easter are excluded).

The spring season starts the end of April and runs to the middle of August. Games are played on weekday evenings and weekends during April, May and June but only weekdays in July and August.

Teams rotate through the available ice and playoffs are a double knockout format in all seasons.

Winter and spring league games have a 5 minute warmup and 3 stop-time periods: a 10 minute 1st (DWHL 15 minute 1st), a 15 minute 2nd and 3rd. Two referees and a timekeeper are at each game.

LEAGUE RULES


Canadian Hockey Association rules with Duffers league amendments apply (see Main Page of our website). Multiple penalties per game result in game ejection for offending players. Full hockey equipment is required including a helmet with a half or full visor and shoulder pads. All players must wear uniforms of matching colour with permanent number identification.



HOW TO CONTACT US


Tel: (604) 762-7590

League Administrator: Charlene Jaggers - charlene@duffershockey.com

President: Steve Addison 


Mailing Address:
Duffers Hockey League
PO BOX 37061 RPO LONSDALE
North Vancouver BC V7N 4M4
CANADA




Latest notices...

Women's Masters 2017 - 2018

Duffers has a Women's Masters League for female players over 30 years old looking for fun, less aggressive and competitive level of hockey.

The goal is to play fun hockey with less contact than a normal game.

The season will be two 10 game seasons.

Games will not conflict with other women's games to accommodate players playing for more than one team.

The cost for team will be $296.00 for each 10 game session.

Players or teams interested please contact Charlene charlene@duffershockey.com

604-762-7590