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Puck Drops on 2016-2017 Major Midget League Season
Friday, September 23, 2016


The 2016-2017 Major Midget League (MML) season begins September 24, 2016, with 10 of the League’s 11 teams in action this weekend. 

South Island Royals
Valley West Hawks
Cowichan Lake Recreation Centre/Save On Foods Memorial Centre
Thompson Blazers
North Island Silvertips
Sandman Centre
Okanagan Rockets
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds
Capital News Centre
Kootenay Ice
Cariboo Cougars
Trail Memorial Centre
Vancouver North West Giants
Greater Vancouver Canadians
North Shore Winter Club/Richmond Oval
The MML has introduced rule adjustments for the 2016-17 season:
  • A five (5) minute, three (3) on three (3)  overtime period for tied regular season games (the game will end in a tie if no one scores during the overtime period)
  • Offensive zone face-offs for power plays
  • No change icing
The 220 game regular season wraps up the weekend of March 4 – 5, 2017, with the playoffs beginning March 11, 2017. The MML Championship series will take place March 25 – 26, 2017. Additionally, BC is hosting the Pacific Regionals March 31 – April 1, 2017, which will see the winner earn a TELUS Cup berth.
The Cariboo Cougars are hosting the TELUS Cup in Prince George from April 22 – 29, 2017, where they will face off against the Pacific, Western, Central, Quebec, and Atlantic Midget Regional Champions for Canada’s National Midget Championship.
The MML was established in 2004 to provide elite level 15, 16 and 17 year olds an opportunity to play within their own age group at a high level and be developed for the next level of hockey. These teams have an opportunity each year to compete for the TELUS Cup, Canada’s National Midget Championship.
For more information about the MML, please visit the league’s website at, follow along on social media at, or email us at
For more information about BC Hockey, please visit the BC Hockey website at or email or follow along through social media at,, or



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