The Council describes the designation this way:
"Best Bet Awards are given out once a year. A toy is voted a Best Bet Award by our Evaluator Members who have been extensively trained in the toy standards the Council has designed for toy evaluation. As these individuals are extremely skilled they are the best judges as to whether a possible Best Bet toy is: 1) innovative in design, 2) excellent in function and durability, and 3) has sustaining play value."
Here is what the Council's testers said about our game:
A hockey lover’s dream! In this bilingual board game (French and English) with a Monopoly feel, players take on the role of General Manager of a hockey team. Each player selects their starting line-up: a goalie, two defensemen and three forwards. Players must build and manage their teams, negotiate salaries and trades and win matches against other players' teams. The game is quite complex and initially, regular references to the instructions are required; however, after a few times, children find the game straightforward. The game has many realistic details and young hockey fans are thrilled with this game!