BEHL Sub Policy

Updated Friday September 7, 2018 by Best Ever Hockey League (BEHL).

Subbing for other teams on occasion is a great way to get to know the other players on the ice, keep things friendly and encourage fair play and good sportsmanship. Anyone who’s interested, please contact and we’ll let the managers know of your interest.

Please note that everyone playing in a BEHL game or scrimmage MUST have a current USA Hockey number. NO exceptions.


  • Managers are encouraged to find similar ability players to replace those who are absent.
  • Subs should only be used when there are less than 10 regular team players.
  • Paid full-season members of the BEHL can sub at any time.
  • Family members or friends of current players who are visiting from out of town can sub with prior board approval (email
  • Players on the wait list or wanting to check out BEHL can sub for one game with prior board approval (email
  • Any manager who violates this policy will be ineligible to play in their next game.


Sub goalies from outside the league are permitted. Goalies must be current with their USA Hockey registration - No exceptions. Any sub goalie not previously used this season or not already on the sub list needs to be cleared with the Board before playing – email