USA Hockey will consider a rule banning body checking in youth hockey until the Bantam level (13-14 year olds). The rule was proposed at the organization's winter meeting January 22-23) in Colorado Springs, Colorado and will be voted on by the USA Hockey board at its Annual Congress in June 2011.
The current rule allowing bodychecking in games at the Pee Wee level (11-12 year olds) has come under increasing fire, especially after a 2010 Canadian study found that allowing body checking at that level tripled the risk of concussions.
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