At the November CPIHL Board of Directors meeting, the 2018-19 Varsity postseason format was approved.
The Top 3 teams at the conclusion of the regular season automatically qualify for the playoffs. The teams ranked 4th and 5th in points will play a one game 'play-in' game to qualify as the 4th playoff team. Those four teams will then play a double-elimination format as they compete for the Bears Cup!
The Top 6 teams at the conclusion of the regular season automatically qualify for the playoffs. The 1st and 2nd seeds earn a first-round bye. Those six teams will play a double-elimination format as they compete for the Viola Cup!
The CPIHL invites you to join us for a special celebration on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Giant Center to honor 25 seasons of scholastic hockey in Central PA!
The Hershey Bears are pleased to offer the CPIHL a special offer for the game that evening versus the Hartford Wolf Pack. Come out and root on your Hershey Bears as they Defend their Den and make a run for a 12th Calder Cup Championship.
Before the game, join the CPIHL for skating on the Giant Center ice from 3:15pm to 4:45pm. This will be a great opportunity for former players, coaches and team officials to have fun and share stories about their time with the CPIHL! Skates will be provided at no charge (though you are encouraged to bring your own skates as there are limited quantities and sizes available).
Enter to win special prizes upon entrance to skating, including the chance to watch the Bears warm-ups from the penalty box and locker room tours!
Members of CPIHL teams will present the colors prior to the game and CPIHL alumni will be honored between periods!
The Bears and the CPIHL are pleased to offer these tickets at a deep discount, especially for this event.
100 level seating - $15.00 (save up to $12.00)
200 level seating - $10.00 (save up to $10.00)
You can order your discounted tickets by using the link provided below. The promo code is CPIHL. No processing fees will be charged. If you have a group that would like to sit together, call the Bears group ticket office directly to place your order, at (717) 534-3352.
The 2018-19 season marks a huge milestone for the CPIHL, our teams and our players -- 25 years of scholastic ice hockey! And our league has never been stronger. This year will feature nearly 45 Varsity, Junior Varsity and Middle School teams.
For the first time in our 25 year history, the league now will feature games played between our "pure" teams and teams that feature skaters from more than one school. It is a change embraced league-wide that will result in exciting new matchups and a chance for our fans to see talented players they have not had a chance to watch in previous seasons.
We really like our 25th Anniversary logo and hope you do, too. Now available for purchase is Limited Edition 25th Anniversary CPIHL apparel. Click on the logo to be directed to our online store!
New for our 25th Anniversary Season, the CPIHL has approved 3-on-3 Sudden Death Overtime for the 2018-19 regular season. The five-minute period promises to bring the excitement featured in NHL overtime games to the CPIHL!
The CPIHL welcomes the Twin Valley Ice Hockey Club for the upcoming 2018-19 season! Located in Berks County, Twin Valley has made the move from the EPSHL to the CPIHL and will roster teams at the Varsity and Middle School levels.
Just in time for our 25th Anniversary Season, welcome to the new online home of the CPIHL! Here you will find information about our league, teams, schedule, special events and much more.
The CPIHL is proud to feature talented student-athletes from across Central Pennsylvania in both Middle School and High School. Our hockey players compete for the Bears and Viola Cups -- the pinnacle of high school hockey in the region.