All players are required to bring photo identification to all playoff games. If you do not have photo ID you will not be permitted to play. NO EXCEPTIONS
3 - 15 Minute stop-time periods.
If the score is tied with 7:00 remaining in permit (ice time), the clock will be reset to 2:00.
If the score remains tied at the end of regulation time, the winner will be decided by a shoot-out.
If the score becomes tied with less than 5:00 remaining in permit (ice time), shoot-out will take place immediately.
Each team will designate 5 players for shoot-out. These 5 players will have to be submitted to the time keeper, and must shoot in the order submitted.
The designated players from each team will alternate until all 10 players have shot.
If the score remains tied after the intial 10 players have shot, the winner will be decided by a 'sudden-death' shoot-out.
No player serving a penalty at the end of regulation time will be permitted to participate in the shoot-out.
The original 5 designated players from each team will alternate until a winner has been decided.
Teams will no longer be reseeded as they win, teams will advance through playoff rounds as per the schedule posted online.
1. Divisional Win % (only games played between teams that are currently in the same division are applied towards divisional win percentage seedings)
2. Fewer penalty minutes
3. Goal differential
4. Coin toss
If your team is unable to proceed in the playoffs please advise the time keeper at the start of the game.
In this situation the game will be played, but your opponent will continue on to the next round of the playoffs.
Players must play a minimum of 1/3 of a teams games to be eligible for playoffs and provincials.
If any player is determined to be ineligible (not approved for playoffs or playing while suspended), that game will be deemed an immediate forfeit loss and your opponent will continue on to the next round of the playoffs.
Substitute goalies must be approved by league administration. If they are not approved and on the game sheet they will not be able to play and you will forfeit the game.
This season players will be required to wear "team jerseys" to play in all playoff games. Accepted forms of "team jerseys" are, your team jersey complete with logo, a solid jersey with a number but no logo, or an NCHL practice jersey with a number on the back. All jerseys must be the same in color and have distinct numbers. Any jerseys with matching numbers will not be allowed, with the exception of the goaltender.