Welcome to the Community First Igloo’s Winter 2023 NHL Training League series! Participants will go head-to-head as teams in NHL, scoring points and looking for their shot at the finals!


Games will be played on Fridays from 9:00pm to Close at the Community First Igloo’s Icemen Esports Venue. Running weekly until March is the group stage, followed by the Top 4 teams moving on to Semi-Finals. The two remaining teams progress to the Finals. Dates are to be announced!


Up to 30 competitors participating. Each player will be randomized into the Double Elimination Bracket. Players will play Best of 3 (Bo3) 1v1 Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT) in NHL22.


The following settings shall be used for all games during the tournament rounds.

  • Game Mode: HUT
  • Difficulty: All-Star
  • Period Length: 4 Minutes
  • Game Type: Competitive
  • Rules: NHL
  • Fighting: On
  • Penalties: On
  • Injuries: Off
  • Offsides: Delayed
  • Icing: Hybrid Icing
  • Tie Break: Continuous Overtime
  • Position Lock: Off
  • Music and Announcers Turned Off


Players will earn one (1) point per win.
Players will need to submit scores to the staff. Failure to submit your scores will result in a 0 for your team.


$15 a week per person for the season ($150 total)

  • Includes a membership for the duration of each week
  • Training League Admission for Weekly Tournament 
    • 3 hours 
    • Practice Matches
    • Tournament Matches
    • Esports Lessons


Skill Level: Recreational

This is a recreational training league for youth gamers who want to learn and grow using video games. This will give players an introduction to Esports and help sharpen skills as well as making friends along the way. Players will be placed into teams based on skill levels to better assist in their training experience.

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There will be a Weekly Leaderboard and a Final Leaderboard. Earn points each week to go towards qualifiers. These will be available in the Icemen Esports Discord.

If a player will have trouble attending an event they need to contact a staff member either through discord or in person at the Igloo.

Yes the event will be streamed. Finals will be casted and other games through the season may be casted through community members! They will be viewable here.

Yes, the link to additional tournament is coming soon.

Yes, click here to learn more.