Central States

St. Louis Sting is a joint venture between the Twin Bridges Lightning and the St. Peters Hockey, formed by Missouri Hockey for the purpose of fielding teams in the Central States Development League. Teams are for the top level Tier II players in the above clubs and eligible to the independent clubs of Jefferson City, Springfield MO, and Springfield IL. Midget Level 18U, 16U & 15U are open district, so all players are eligible.

* Kids that played on the St. Louis Sting 2022-2023 season will automatically be selected for the spring.


We field teams from 9U through 14U for the 2021-22 Season. Midget Level 18U, 16U, 16U Prospects & 15U are open district.


Registration opens in May. Tryouts are always held beginning June 15th and league games begin in September.


Home games and practices will be held at our home rinks. Away games will be played in Chicago and other affiliates cities.


Each team will practice 3-4 times per week. Midget Level will practice 2 times per week.


There are approximately 24-30 league games, depending on the size of the league plus playoffs.


Our Central States teams will wear Sting jerseys. Uniforms are included in the league fees.

Additional Costs

In addition to your league fee, teams 14U and younger will pay towards the team fund to cover tournament fee and tournament coach travel costs, team apparel, team bags and other team expenses.


The St. Louis Sting 12U Prospect Team will participate in the Central State Developmental Hockey League in the Prospects Division. The team will be coached by Larry Bumb. Tryouts will be over a 3-week period to allow for vacations that were previously scheduled. Players do not have to attend all sessions to be considered for the team. Team is available to 2010 birth years Only.
Tryouts: July 5 - 6:40-7:40p, July 18 7:50-8:50p, July 20 5:30-6:30p, July 25 6:40-7:40p
All sessions will be at the Mills IceZone
Tryout Fee $40 - All will need to rerEgister FOR the TRYOUT. Players from the South and Central PODS are not eligible to tryout.

Season Fee: $3,100 - Includes 3 sets of Uniforms, pant shell, league fees and Coach expenses. Does not include the cost of tournaments or tournament travel cost, team apparel, team bag or other team expenses.

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