– Make sure to confirm your team name with our volunteer time keepers prior to puck drop.
– Game sheets must have registered players that have been registered prior to April 19, 2019.
– All round robin games and championship games will consist of a 2:00 warm-up commencing as the zamboni leaves the ice. The game will consist of three periods consisting of two 12 minutes periods (running time), one 15 minute period with the last 3:00 minutes of the third period will be stop time. If there is more than a 3 goal differential during the final 3:00 minutes of the third period, it will continue to be running time. In the event of a tie (all games in round robin), the game will remain a tie. For ties in the championship games refer to “Championship Game Rules.” Curfew is effect for all round robin games.
-If a team fails to show for its scheduled game, the opposing team will be awarded a 3-0 victory and the offending team will be suspended from the tournament for 1 year
– No body checking will be permitted
– Minor penalties are 3 minutes. If a player incurs 3 penalties in a single game, they will be ejected from the game. **Having the puck leave the ice surface does not result in a delay of game penalty.**
– Major penalties are 5 minutes, and will result in automatic ejection from the tournament.
– Will result in an automatic ejection from the tournament.
– The committee reserves the right to review any misconduct, and eject the player from the tournament if necessary.
– Icing will be called from the defending blue line, two-line passes are permitted, and will not result in a stoppage of play.
– Are permitted in all divisions.
– puck to the mask – play will be blown dead in all divisions
– A team must field 5 skaters and a goaltender to play the game. If in failing to do so the “no show” rule applies.
– Each player MUST participate while wearing a helmet, and proper safety equipment.
– The following points system will dictate team standings. Win (2 pts), Tie (1 pts), Regulation Loss (0 pts)
– A team will only be permitted to use one 30 second time out, if involved in the finals – no times outs during round robin play
ABUSE OF OFFICIALS, TIME KEEPERS, ARENA/ TOURNAMENT STAFF
– No abuse will be tolerated. Any such behavior will result in ejection from the tournament.
Standings after the preliminary /round robin play will be calculated on the basis of the points awarded as per the “Points System”. In the event of a tie the following criteria will be used to break the tie:
- Number of wins
- Winner between the tied teams when the played head to head (does not apply if more than two teams tied)
- Percentage as calculated by dividing team’s total “Goals For” by the SUM of the team’s “Goals For and Goals Against”. TGF / ( TGF + TGA) = % (All round robin games are included) (The higher percentage gains the position)
- Fewest Penalty Minutes
- Fewest Goals Against
- First goal scored in preliminary/round robin
– the maximum goal differential permitted per team is 5 goals. Any additional goals above this number will not be counted toward tie-breaking.
Championship Game Rules:
Championship games are played to a winner. In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time a SUDDEN VICTORY FIVE (5) MINUTE OVERTIME (stop time) will commence.
- Teams will play 4 on 4 plus goalies. Players may be changed at any time. Goalies may be “pulled” at any time and a substitute player from the bench may be used.
- If still tied after 5 minutes of overtime, a shootout will occur.
- Each team MUST designate 3 shooters to start the shootout.
- Any player(s) serving a penalty at the end of overtime will not be eligible to participate in the shootout.
- All players except shooter and goalies will be on the bench TO START.
- All 3 designated shooters from each team will shoot. Shooters will shoot at the same time starting at centre ice.
- Once a player has shot, they will go directly to the penalty box.
- If still tied, each team will designate one shooter at a time until there is a winner. A player may not shoot for a second time until all players on the game sheet (except goalies) have shot.
If a penalty occurs during the 5 – Minute Stop Time overtime, teams play 4 on 3. If a second penalty is called on the SAME TEAM and the first penalty has not expired, then it will be treated as a delayed penalty and will commence when the first penalty expires. The Maximum a Team may be at a disadvantage is 4 on 3.