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League Overview

Mission of the New England Future Stars

  • The Future Stars program provides the ultimate in competition and skill development for the dedicated youth hockey player.
  • By combining game play with weekly skills sessions, the objective is to enhance skill, skating and intellect by creating an environment that fosters player development.
  • The 14-team boys and 12 team girls, statewide system bolsters the on-ice competition, drawing from a pool of New England's most accomplished and talented youth hockey players.
  • The Future Stars program challenges players to achieve excellence by having them to play at their upcoming winter season age level.

2019 League Fees

1 Tryout per level

Fee $35

Player Tuition
All Levels $629

Alternates $309 (1 practice per week, games not guaranteed)

League Format and Highlights

  • Season Dates:Practices Begin week of April 29, 2019

  • Games run May 5 through August 11, 2019

  • (12) games with three 15-minute, stop time periods

  •  50 minute practice sessions

  • League website and social media with live, up-to-date scores, standings, featured game stories, photos and video

  • All-Star Weekend: June 22-23 Cronin Skating Rink, Revere

  • Championship Weekend: August 9-11, 2019

  • All teams participate in the post-season

  • Team uniform included (jersey & socks)

  • Challenges players by having them play up to their age division for the coming winter

  • All Future Stars arenas equipped with LiveBarn

2019 Age Divisions

10U: Open to players from the 2009 and under age group (born after December 31, 2008)

12U: Open to players from the 2008 and 2007 age groups (born after December 31, 2006)

14U: Open to players from the 2006 and 2005 age groups (born after December 31, 2004)

VARSITY: Open to players from the '01, '02, '03 and '04 age groups (born after December 31, 2000)

GIRLS U14: Open to players from the 2005 and under age groups (born after December 31, 2003)

GIRLS U19: Open to players from the '00, '01, '02, '03 and '04 age groups (born after December 31, 1999)

Coaches & Staff

Our team of professional coaches is hired directly by the New England Future Stars. Their selection is based upon their achievements and abilities within the sport of hockey combined with their experience teaching young athletes.

Through a systematic approach to coaching and instruction, the Future Stars' goal is to create an atmosphere focused on discipline, teamwork, communication, personal responsibility, effort, goal setting and success.

Parent Testimonials:

- "The coaches were an absolute help to my son. They are experienced, know the game, ran great practices and really cared about the kids."

- "Michael really learned a lot from his coach, such as offensive and defensive zone play and strategies. He learned discipline, character, leadership qualities and how to play as a team. He also learned respect from his coach; on the ice towards players, referees and coaches, too. He also taught them to respect the game."

Level of Play

The Future Stars is a competitive and skilled program designed for youth hockey players who want to take their game to the next level.

The competition in this program will be comparable with Elite and Tier 1/AAA level of play. Players come from top winter teams and leagues, among them:

  • Eastern Hockey Federation (EHF)
  • Elite9 (E9)
  • NEGHL (New England Girls Hockey League)
  • Boston Hockey League (BHL)
  • Valley League
  • South Shore Conference (SSC)
  • MIAA

League Benefits for Parents

  • Phenomenal value with over 30 hours of game and skills time scheduled
  • Quality instruction and coaching from some of the top coaches in New England
  • League is structured to allow families to make summer plans and limit conflicts with a set schedule and consistent day for games and skills sessions
  • No regular season games scheduled for Memorial Day and 4th of July weekends
  • Divisional play (North and South Divisions) reduces travel time