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What's the Difference between a Mite and a Squirt?

USA Hockey's age-group nomenclature can be confusing for newcomers. Please consult the following document for information on birth years and corresponding teams.

2022-23 Age Groups

Birth Year Age Group Name
In High School High school High School
2008-2009 14U Bantam
2010-2011 12U Pee Wee
2012-2013 10U Squirt
2014 and later 8U Mite