IHL Draft - 2023 Fall Season

The IHL draft will take place on Sunday September 10th at 7:00pm.  The season will open on Sunday September 17th. 


The IHL is our Premier League and is a competitive 18+ league designed for players with higher level playing backgrounds.  The top players in this league played at the AAA, Junior A or Collegiate level.  The average players in this league played travel club hockey growing up.  There is not a guarantee that you will be drafted in this league. If, through the evaluation process, our GM's feel that you would not be a fit in the IHL level you will be given the option to play in the FHL instead at the earliest possible opening or you will be issued a full refund.  The FHL is designed for older players, recreational players and those newer to the game.   Registration Now open click here.


You must be 18 years of age by the start of the Fall 2023 season.   

Season Length

This will be a 12 game plus playoff schedule.  Draft will be Sunday September 10th and games will begin Sunday September 17th. 


Depending on enrollment, this will likely be a 4x4 format.  If we have enough players we will run a 5x5 format but with 10 or 11 man rosters we will revert to 4x4. 


The league fee is $250.00 plus proof of 2022-23 USA Hockey Insurance.  You must register online below and be paid in full to be put on the draft board. 


All league registration must be online.  Click this link to register


Evaluation skates have yet to be scheduled.

Your past playing resume will also be considered during the drafting process. If you are not selected to an IHL franchise, you will automatically be given the option to sign for the FHL draft where you will be given a roster spot as soon as one becomes available or you can request a full refund.  

Game Days

For the Fall 2023 season games will be each Sunday. Weeknights are possible on an as needed basis.

Primary Game Slots
Sundays 8:15pm, 9:45pm

Weekday games will be 9:15pm or 10:15pm but will be extremely rare. (mostly only used for make up games)


All teams make a single elimination playoff.  The league's Heineken Cup Finals are a best of 3 series. 

There are no regular season games played minimum requirements to be eligible for the playoffs.


The IHL typically runs two seasons per calendar year but can start at four different points depending on the rink schedule.

Summer season -  The Summer season typically starts evaluations in May and runs through late August. 

Fall Season - The Fall season typically starts evaluations in September and runs through December or January.

Winter Season - The Winter season typically starts in January and will run through April.

*Spring Season - The Spring season is typically a shortened 6 game season that runs From March through May.