The Atlantic Cup (Prospects)

A terrific hockey experience in Halifax, Nova Scotia!

June 2nd-4th, 2023

About the Atlantic Cup


The Atlantic Cup has become the largest spring hockey event in Atlantic Canada featuring over 100 male & female teams from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland, and France. It is geared for recreational to AA level players as featured in our Prospect Series. This event will feature a limited number of teams per division due to ice time restrictions. ONLY AHG AND PARTNER TEAMS WILL BE INVITED FOR THIS EVENT. Teams will play a minimum of 5 games during the tournament. 2 games on Friday, 2 games on Saturday, and 1 game on Sunday. Games are structured into two 12-minute and one 15-minute periods, stop-time. Playoffs will be tiered and there will be medals for gold, silver, and bronze. Please note that this event will NOT have any entrance or gate fees.

Divisions + Team Selection


The Atlantic Cup 2023 will feature several divisions of play including for both Male and Female. Male divisions will be U9, U11, U13, U15, and U18. Female divisions will be U9, U11, U13, and U15. Most male divisions with exception of U9 and U18 will also be tiered based on skill level. Teams will be required to compete with a full roster of 15 skaters and 2 goalies. Team selection criteria (2023 Prospects Series) as per number of recreational or competitive players allowed on rosters must be followed for our tier 1 & tier 2 divisions. Note that for purposes of divisions that it is based off the 2022-2023 minor hockey season. So for example if a player was in U9 (2015/2014) for winter/spring they would be in U9 for this event.

Accommodations


Teams need to select accomodations from list of recommended hotels provided by AHG. This is a "stay-and-play" event.

Accommodations List (TBA)

Registration Process

Only players registered with the AHG Prospect Series are eligible to participate in the Atlantic Cup. All players must receive an invite to the Atlantic Cup tournament. Teams will ice a roster of 15 skaters and two goaltenders. Team space is limited due to ice time restrictions. Teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Replacement players may only be added if an original player has declined to play. Roster guidelines with regards to competitive and recreational players must be considered when adding replacement players. Jerseys and socks for replacement players will need to be borrowed from the players they are replacing. Registration fee for this event is TBD for 2023. Full team payment is due to AHG on May 10.

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