The purpose of the Methuen Youth Hockey Association is to promote the development of character and good sportsmanship in the youth of Methuen through hockey, to promote the game of hockey, and to hold and arrange hockey games.

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Methuen Youth Hockey Association

"Reindeer Games"

3 on 3 Hockey Tournament

December 26-28, 2012 starting at 1:00pm
Methuen HS Rink, One Ranger Road, Methuen

  • Squirt thru Bantam levels
  • Exciting, full ice 3 on 3 hockey (3 skaters & a goalie)
  • Four 15-minute, running-time games guaranteed per level
  • Penalties awarded penalty shot, no icing for fast-paced action.
  • Trophies for top 2 teams per level
  • Cost: $395 per team
  • Registration deadline is November 30th, or until full
  • Forms are available for downloading in the Documents section on the Navagation Panel
  • Click here for current game schedule
  1. Game is one, 15 Minute, running time period.
  2. All penalties will result in a penalty shot.
  3. The game clock will stop for penalty shots, and during the last minute of play in a game. 
  4. Players will remain on bench allowing 3 skaters to play at one time. You are not permitted to make a change on a whistle. You can change after a goal is scored. This is to keep the game flowing.
  5. No icing or 2 line passes will be called. 
  6. Tag up off sides in effect.
  7. No slap shots allowed. Result will be face-off in the offending teams defensive end.
  8. Any game misconduct penalty will result in the players removal from the tournament.
  9. Playoff games that end in a tie will be decided by a shoot out.
  10. Players need to register when entering the lobby. All players must be on your roster or a lower teams roster in your organization.
Championship brackets will be decided as follows:
Total Points (Win= 2pts; Tie= 1pt; Loss= 0pts.)
Goal Differential (goals for minus goals against)
Least goals against
Total goals scored
Head to Head
Coin Flip

A hint for change on the fly: Coaches have one skater at the door on a face off and change as soon as the puck would drop.