For players still looking for a roster spot on a BC Hockey Major Midget League team, there are 18 spots for defencemen, 20 for forwards and and seven goalie spots available, spread over the 11 teams in the league.
This season, the MML has made changes to the operation of the Spring Identification Camps and Prospects Camp, formerly Evaluation Camps, for the 2017-2018 season.
On the registration form, players are required to submit a ranked list of teams that he is willing to play with. During the camp, teams will have the opportunity to meet with and interview players who they are interested in signing.
Teams have until 10:00am on the final day of the camp to submit a Residential Waiver request for a player. If the waiver is accepted by the player, the team is entitled to roster the player for the 2017-2018 season and the player can then attend the team’s evaluation process.
WHAT IF A PLAYER IS NOT SIGNED?
If a player is not signed by the conclusion of the Prospects Camp, the player can join his local Minor Hockey Association (MHA) evaluation process.
WHAT IF A PLAYER DOESN’T ATTEND THE PROSPECTS CAMP?
A player who doesn’t attend the Prospects Camp must meet the following to participate in a team’s evaluation:
The players home zone team must release the player from attending their evaluation process
The player may only attend the evaluation process of team’s who did not qualify for the 2016-2017 playoffs (North Island Silvertips, South Island Royals and Thompson Blazers)
A registration fee will be charged to players who take part in a team’s evaluation process who did not attend the Prospects Camp.