Roster sizes for 2022-23 EIHL season rise after agreement with teams

EIHL teams can add one more player to their rosters for the 2022-23 ice hockey season.

Saturday, 21st May 2022, 3:32 pm

The game day roster is set to rise by one when the puck drops in September.

The ten teams, including Fife Flyers, will be allowed a maximum of 20 skaters - up to 14 of them imports.

The agreement was reached this week as the first foundations were laid for the new season.

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Fife Flyers can operate with a bigger game day roster next season (Pic: Jillian McFarlane)

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The maximum number of non-homegrown players that can be signed in a single season, excluding injury reserve, remains at 20 - giving clubs no more than six changes.

Last season, the EIHL said the average bench size per team across 329 games, was18.4 skaters.

That broke down as 5.6 defencemen; 10.8 forwards and 13.1 non-homegrown players