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SAM 14U (Bantams) Program

Welcome to 14U (Bantam) Hockey

Age appropriate Hockey - 14 & Under

  • Building the “engine” and consolidating sports skills
  • Optimal window for stamina or endurance
  • Critical window to aerobic training begins with onset of Peak Height Velocity 
  • Optimal training window for speed (second speed window)
    • Develop anaerobic lactic power and capacity
  • Optimal window for strength
    • 12 – 18 months after Peak Height Velocity 
  • Play hockey 45% of the time, play multiple sports or engage in activities like soccer, running, gymnastics, swimming, skiing or other activities 35% of the time and engage in fitness through other sports (like lacrosse, baseball, golf, track and field, etc.) 20%.
  • 160 ice sessions per year
  • 4-5 ice sessions per week
  • 80-minute practice sessions
  • Combined and separate practices for team and position
  • 9-month training and competition calendar
  • 16 skaters and 2 goalies per team
  • 120-130 practices and 40-50 games
  • 16 skaters and 2 goalies per team

Reminder:

SAM Inclement Weather Policy:

Practices or Games will be held and only cancelled if the Ice Vault is closed for inclement weather conditions. Only the SAM Hockey President can cancel a practice or game if the Ice Vault is open for business.  Parents still have their personal choice to have their player attend or not attend a practice or game during inclement weather conditions.

14U Full Practice Schedule

Date Day Time
10/13/19 Sunday 7:50 am - 8:50 am
10/19/19 Saturday 6:40 pm - 8:50 pm
10/25/19 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
10/27/19 Sunday 8:30 am - 9:30 am
10/30/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
11/4/19 Monday 8:20 pm - 9:20 pm
11/6/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
11/13/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
11/15/19 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
11/20/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
11/22/19 Friday 8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
11/27/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
11/29/19 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/4/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/6/19 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/11/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/18/19 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/20/10 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/23/19 Monday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
12/26/19 Thursday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12/30/19 Monday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/3/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/8/20 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/10/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/15/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/17/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/22/20 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/29/20 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
1/31/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
2/5/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/7/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
2/12/20 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
2/14/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
2/19/20 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
2/26/20 Wednesday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
2/28/20 Friday 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm