Welcome to St. Stephen Minor Hockey

Hockey Coaches Needed

Are you interested in coaching hockey?  If so, St. Stephen Minor Hockey is looking for coaches for the upcoming season. 

Coaches are needed for all levels, from Initiation to Midget. 

If interested in coaching, please complete the online form here or download the application form here and email to Josh Hatt, jhatt@nbpower.com

For additional information or questions, please contact Josh Hatt, jhatt@nbpower.com.

Coach application deadline for the upcoming season is September 7th, 2015.  Please submit your application. 

St. Stephen Minor Hockey would like to thank all the 2014-2015 coaches and volunteers for the dedication and support.  SSMHA does not exist without volunteers like yourselves.


SNBMHL will be hosting a Juvenile C division for the 2015-2016 season

Available to Players Under 20 years, DOB before December 31st 2015. Born 95-97
Players are invited from Sussex to St. Stephen
Players from SJ and St. Andrews Community College's and UNBSJ are eligible
4-6 Teams playing out of Saint John arena's, Peter Murray, Gorman and LBR
20 week season beginning in October
2 games a week - Mon thru Thursday evenings after 9pm
No Games the weeks of Christmas and March Break
No practices
Teams will be selected by a draft process - considerations will be made for players
traveling outside of the City
Registration will be handled by Saint John Youth and Lancaster Minor Hockey
Will try to keep registration Under $300
Will fall under Minor Rules
- Required to wear cage
- Bench Certification would be coach stream for HC & AC - one person needs
safety, and everyone needs speak-out or Respect in Sport.
- Any violation for the use of alcohol will lead to expulsion from the league
Further details to follow.

For more info or to express your interest, please contact Tony Simpson at tonysimpson72@icloud.com



Canadian Tire Big Play Program

This program can help off-set minor hockey costs for many families.
The below website link provides more information (i.e. Program overview, how to apply, who is eligible, etc.)


The campaign will run until mid-October



St. Stephen Minor Hockey Hosting Coaching Clinics

St. Stephen Minor Hockey will be hosting the Hockey New Brunswick mandatory half ice course and checking course on Sunday December 28th, 2014.  The half ice classroom portion starts at 10:30 am and the checking classroom portion starts at 11:30 am.  This is followed by a one hour on-ice session starting at 12:40 pm.  The class room portions will be held at the Garcelon Civic Center in the Moosehead room and the on-ice course will be held at the Garcelon Civic Center in the Quartermain Arena.

Cost for the courses is $10 per coach outside of the SSMHA.

If interested, please email Jon Lindsay at jtlindsay@rogers.com to sign up.




SSMHA Sponsors

St. Stephen Minor Hockey would like to thank our 2014-2015 team sponsors for all their support!

Canadian Tire
Flakeboard Company Limited
Ganong Bros Limited
Guy R Day & Sons Ltd
Milltown Trucking
Moffitt Dodge
REM Transport
St. Stephen Milltown Rotary Club
Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #9
Southern Sanitation Ltd
Tim Hortons


4th Annual St. Stephen Minor Hockey FALL TUNE-UP CLINIC

Date:  Sept 24 - 27, 2014
Cost:  $80.00
Contact: John Lindsay - 466-6034

Clinic Ice times
Level 9/24/2014 9/25/2014 9/26/2014 Level 9/27/2014
IP/Novice 5:00-6:00 5:00-6:00 5:00-6:00 IP/Novice 8:00-10:00
Atom/PeeWee 6:10-7:10 6:10-7:10 6:10-7:10 Aces 10:10- 11:10
Coaches Meeting 10:10-11:10
Goalies 7:10-8:00 7:10-8:00 7:10-8:00
Atom/PeeWee 11:20-13:20
Bantam/ Midget 8:10-9:10 8:10-9:10 8:10-9:10
Bantam/ Midget 13:30-15:30
Referees 3:40-4:40

Membership Registration Info

Welcome to the 2014 -2015 Minor Hockey Season.
Please read the following information carefully to understand our structure, fees, & commitments.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

REMEMBER:   children 4 years of age by Dec 31/14 are eligible to play Minor Hockey!!

Registration Dates:    September 9, &10, 2014 from 6:00–8:00 pm
Place:                           Canadian Tire    
Contact:               Stacy Butler - Registrar   @ 465-8474
                             Terry Stewart – President @ 466-5848


2014/2015 Fee Structure
1st Time MINOR HOCKEY player:  Registration is FREE yet $70.00 is required for insurances, HNB tickets and Team Picture. (for more information on this contact the above)

One Player per Family                         $425.00
Two Players per Family                       $790.00
Three Players per Family                    $1125.00
Four or more players per family         $1260.00 cap
Above fees are to be increased by $50 for each player above Atom age in lieu of the Tag Day fundraising event.   All fees also include the costs of insurance, HNB tickets, and team photos.

This year there is an option to pay 50% of the total cost at registration with the remainder of the fee paid by Oct. 31/14. Postdated cheques for the 2nd payment are required at the time of registration.

Initiation, Novice & Atom age: all are required to perform fundraising through the Tag Day program.  If they cannot meet this requirement, a $50 fee will be collected at time of registration, over and above the dues noted above.  Please remember this is SSMHA’s most reliable method of fund raising to offset high costs.
Note:   Non residents must provide photocopy of current  medical insurance coverage at time of registration.  The player will not be permitted on ice until such is received

Late Fees:

A fee of $50 in addition to all regular fees will be applied at the discretion of the Registrar/Executive, if the registration is after the designated dates.

Provincial Fund Raising

All players are required to sell Hockey New Brunswick fundraising tickets. This is a program administered by Hockey New Brunswick.  The cost for these tickets has already been included in your Membership fee, therefore if you sell them, the money you receive is yours.
Tickets will sell for $3 each and each player is issued 10 tickets.  The ticket stubs must be turned into the player’s coach no later than November 30/14. 

Association Fundraising

Fundraising to offset the high costs of running our Minor Hockey Program is an essential part of everyone’s commitment to our players and the game.  New ideas and offers to help by taking lead roles are always welcomed and greatly appreciated. Please note that at Registration this year, we will be asking for volunteers from all age groups – players and parents – to be added to a calling list to help with fund raising events.

Tag Day Dates for 2014 for all Initiation, Novice, Atom age children will be carried out on the weekend of Oct 10 & 11
Note: All players must participate or the fundraiser fee will be applied.



A child is eligible to become a referee when they enter second year Pee Wee.  Adults are also
encouraged to become involved as they are needed in the older age categories.
Anyone interested in refereeing can fill out an application at sign up and if accepted must then successfully complete a Level 1 referee clinic (which consists of a 7 hour instruction clinic). A clinic fee will apply, but may be reimbursed by the Association if the applicant meets the season criteria as defined and administered by the Referee-In-Chief.
Anyone interested in refereeing should contact Bob Coates @ 466-4050 or coatesr@rogers.com

Monthly Meetings

Regular monthly meetings will be held every third Tuesday of each month, at 6:30 pm at the Arena.  Each team must have a representative attend the meetings to vote on motions as well as bring back information to the teams players and parents. Parents are encouraged to attend these meetings to remain informed on the activities of the Association.

Web Site
The SSMHA Web Site will have an all new look this season, with improved visibility in all areas – we encourage everyone to check it out in the very near future. www.ststephenminorhockey.ca

If membership is limited, registrants will be accepted based on their date
& time of registration (first in).

Age Categories - (as of Dec 31/14)                                                                      
INITIATION:           4 – 6 YRS       (DOB) 2008-2010
NOVICE :                  7 – 8 YRS       (DOB) 2006-2007
ATOM:                      9 – 10 YRS     (DOB) 2004-2005
PEEWEE:                 11 – 12 YRS   (DOB) 2002-2003
BANTAM:                 13 – 14 YRS   (DOB) 2000-2001
MIDGET:                  15 – 17 YRS   (DOB) 1997-1999

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