What is the Beer hockey league? The BHLPA is an association for beer league hockey players across the globe. Whether you had a long career in the big show or peaked in peewees, every hockey player ultimately ends up in the BHL. It’s time we all came together to embrace this phenomenon that is the BHL and join the official players association.
Why is it called beer league hockey? A beer league (North American English) or pub league (British English) is a form of sports league primarily funded by sponsorships from pubs, taverns and bars.
Are there fights in beer league hockey? Most every beer league rules I come across seem pretty harsh on fighting (suspended on a first offense with possible expulsion, expelled from the league after a 2nd offense, etc) yet reading comments on this sub it seems like it’s much more common than you’d think based on this level of punishment.
Is beer league competitive? The game simply changes when you hit the beer leagues. The hockey’s worse, it’s not as competitive, and most importantly, people are often not as friendly. If you’re a beer league vet then you probably know some of these by now but if you’re not, or just starting out, here are some do’s and don’t to know going forward.