RULES

 

Regular Season Games

Number of Games –  There are 25 games during the regular season.

First Period – 30 minutes of run time – after the Zambonie has cleared the ice, there is a 3 minute warm up time.

  • There clock does not stop for injuries or any other delay.

Second Period – Set the clock for 28 minutes – start the clock the moment the referee starts the play. The clock remains running until the 3:00 minute mark.

  • At the 3:00 minute mark the game becomes stop time – whenever the play is blown dead the clock must be stopped. Only restarted when the referee begins play.

  • There are no time outs allowed at any time.

Team Reps –  if you have any issues please speak to your team rep, they are your voice in the league

  • please inform your team rep if you cannot play so he can get a replacement player.

Conduct

  • It is expected that all players will:

  • conduct themselves in a respectful manner during play and after the game.

  • to shake hands at the end of each game.

  • be aware of senior players and players of average ability.

  • do not create or get involved in altercations with players or referees.

 

Penalties

Minor Penalty – 3 minutes during run-time

  • at the 3 minute stop time mark a minor penalty will only be 2 minutes long.

Note – Swinging at the puck above your shoulder (without touching it) can be considered high sticking. Throwing the stick in any manner is a also a penalty.

Double Minor – 6 minutes served by a team mate

  • penalized player will be ejected from the game

Major Penalty-  7 minutes served by a team mate

  • penalized player will be ejected from the game

Minor Misconduct – The referee will eject the player from the game.

  • usually given for improper conduct on the ice.

Major Misconduct – The referee will eject the player from the game

  • usually given for a severe infraction of the rules.

After 3 minor penalties – The player is ejected from the game and a team mate will serve the penalty.

Note – A Double minor, Major Misconduct or Fighting will be an automatic ejection from the game, a automatic 1 game suspension pending a league hearing for further discipline.

Penalty Accumulation  – if a player reaches these penalty markers during the season:

** – 36 minutes in penalties is an automatic 1 game suspension.

** – 54 minutes in penalties is an automatic 2 game suspension.

  • Both instances will be reviewed by the suspension review committee for possible further discipline.

** – The penalty minute totals will include the games in the playoffs.

 

Playoffs    

There are ten teams in the league.

  • Team 1st place to 6th place will automatically go to the quarter finals.

  • Teams from 7th place to 10th place will play a Wild Card game to fill out the top 8 teams in the quarter finals.

  • Championship Night will be held at Glanbrook Arena

 

Overtime Rules

In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time, the teams will play one ten (10) minute stop time, sudden death overtime period of four (4) on four (4) play. During this overtime, all player changes must be made on the fly. No player changes are permitted during a stoppage of play.

If the game remains tied at the end of the overtime period, then a shoot-out will be used to determine the winner. Three players from each team will shoot as simultaneous pairs. Total goals scored in this three player shoot-out will be tallied to determine if there is a winner.

If there is no winner following the round of three, it will proceed with individual rounds of simultaneous shoot-outs. The first team to win a round will win the game.

No player may participate in shoot-out a second time until all players on his team have taken an attempt.

Summary

-10 minutes, stop time

-4 on 4

-no player changes on whistle, change on fly only

-no time-outs

 

-shoot-out – 3 players/tea, simultaneous pairs

 

-shoot-out – single rounds

-first team to win a round wins the game

 

(simultaneous shoot-out – a player from each team shoots at the same time)