Bantam Elite League minor team rosters announced

The final rosters for this summer's BEL teams have been revealed

Players face off at the VFW State Tournament for Bantam level teams.
Sydney Wolf / The Rink Live

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. — The final minor team rosters for this year's Bantam Elite League, a league designed to attract and promote the top Bantam-aged players in Minnesota, have been announced.

Players were invited to try out for an upper-level league in the spring and were evaluated until only the top players remained. The players for the minor BEL teams are of the 2008 and 2009 birth years.

Six Minnesota teams and one North Dakota team will compete this summer and show off their skills in front of various coaches, scouts, and fans. The first weekend of competition will be held July 29-31 in West St. Paul, with the other two weekends of games being held in St. Cloud and Eagan.

Past BEL alumni include current New York Rangers defenseman K'Andre Miller (St. Paul), 2022 Hobey Baker Hat-Trick Finalist Bobby Brink (Minnetonka), and 2021 Mr. Hockey Jack Peart (Grand Rapids), among many others.

The rosters for each of the teams can be found below.


The sophomore defender announced her commitment after a successful season with the Skippers that ended in a Class AA second-place finish.

Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies and was a part of the University Honors Program.
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