Hockey may shift from 'midget' and other traditional names to age descriptors Hockey players hit the ice. At a meeting this week, BC Hockey's board of directors discussed the topic of division names used by its minor hockey association members. The subject was raised in part due to other sport organizations moving to eliminate the term 'midget,' but also because a potential shift to age-specific categories U15, U17, etc. The term has been used for decades in a variety of sports but many consider it to be a derogatory slur. Allan Redford, the director of the Dwarf Athletic Association of Canada, applauded the recent developments and hopes others may follow suit.
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