WNHL Off-Season Meeting and Save the Dates

In June the WNHL Leadership Group met at an undisclosed location in Welland to discuss new changes for the WNHL moving forward to ensure our plan of world dominance was kept on track.

Here are some of the updates:

  • A New Age for the WNHL – All new players of the WNHL must be 30 years or older. All current players that are under 30 will maintain their spot but looked down as the “Young Whipper-Snappers” they are.
  • Expanded Playoffs – We will be expanding playoffs to 8 games. All teams will play each other once and the final night of the playoffs we will regular season standings battle of (1vs8, 2vs7, 3vs6, 4vs5)
  • New Playoff Tiebreakers – After some feedback from GM’s Players and our fans new playoff tiebreakers will be Points, Wins, Playoff Head-to-Head, Goal Differential.
  • Regular Season Champions – The top team of the regular season will receive a locker room pizza party, pick of their favorite rink and colour jersey for their excellent work
  • Long Term Injury Replacements – Long term injury replacements player will be voted on for approval by the GM’s and no long term injury replacements will be granted after January 1st 2024.

Save the Dates

  • July 29th – WNHL Golf Tournament @ Riverview Golf Course (spots still available for $85 that includes golf, food and frienship)
  • August 2nd and 17th – WNHL Tryout Games (new and returning players)
  • August 23rd – WNHL Draft @ Rex Hotel
  • September 6th – WNHL Season Opener
  • November 4th – Welland Food Drive
  • December 2nd – WNHL Christmas Classic Tournament @ Youth Arena (not connected to the regular season)
  • January 24th – First Week of WNHL Playoffs
  • March 13th – Games Canceled for March Break
  • March 23rd – WNHL Championship @ King Street Ice Palace