Hockey Calgary applauds move to drop ‘midget,’ other traditional terms | Calgary Herald - Canada midget hockey
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Hockey Canada is changing its traditional age group names, including "midget," a year after some other sports organizations stopped using the term. The governing body of hockey in Canada announced Monday that the age categories, that also included novice, peewee, atom and bantam. Minor hockey is an umbrella term for amateur ice hockey which is played below the junior age Starting in /21, Midget will be called U18 in Canada.