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Minor ice hockey
The rules, especially as it relates to body contact, vary from class to class. Rep teams "A' compete exclusively association vs. Peewee — Player Development Essentials". Archived from the original on From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. During the — season the AAU began licensing Junior and youth leagues as well.