Rules & Regulations, Golden Puck Martin Van Gool Memorial Hockey Tournament (Port Colborne Minor Hockey)

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2019 Martin Van Gool Memorial Golden Puck Hockey Tournament

Tournament Rules and Regulations

1.  There will be three ten minute stop time periods.

     Teams must be ready to start 15 minute before your schedule game.

2.   (a) NO TIME OUTS during Round Robin games.

           Only one (1) time-out per team during regulation time in any playoffs games.

      (b) During the last 5 minutes of the 3rd period in any Round Robin games where the goal differential is greater than 5 goals, the time clock will run straight time. It will then revert back to stop time once the goal differential is reduced to 4 goals.

3.  The first team named on the schedule is the home team.

4.  Points will be awarded as shown for round robin games
            3 Points for a Regulation Win
            2 Points for a Overtime/Shoot-out Win
            1 Point for a Overtime/Shoot-out Loss
            0 Points for a Regulation Loss.

NOTE: Goals Scored will not exceed a total of plus minus of 7

 

If the score of the game is tied after regulation time has expired, the teams will engage in a Sudden Victory Shootout.  

·         Each team will have a player shooting at the same time.

·         This format will continue until a winner is declared.

NOTE: Your team must use all of its players on the game sheet before any one player can shoot for a second time.

 

NOTE: NOVICE DIVISION

§  Each team will play 2 games. 

§  Then all seven (7) teams will be ranked 1 to 7

§  The first place team will get a bye to the semi-finals on Sunday

Please follow the schedule

ATOM DIVISION

§  Top Team in each division plus three (3) Wild Card teams with the most points will move on to Quarter-Final

PEEWEE DIVISION

§  Top Team in each division with the most points will advance to the playoffs

   
All wild card teams must play a different Pool winner in Semi Final games


5.  TIE BREAKER FORMAT:

a)    Team with most wins.

b)    Head to head method for Two Teams ONLY.

c)    The tie breaking formula is…

Goals For / (Goals For + Goals Against)= Your Percentage (Highest % moves on.

d)    The plus differential on goals for and against

e)    The lowest total of goals scored against.

f)    The highest total of goals scored for.

g)    The team with the least number of total penalty minutes in the tournament

h)    If teams are all still tied after all the above, the tie will be broken by the flip of a coin.

6.  Sudden Victory Overtime Rules for Playoff Games are…

 

NOTE: All minor penalties will end with regulation time; all misconduct or major penalties still have to be served out, and they cannot participate until their penalty is over.

§  The single overtime will be 1 minute long. NO TIME-OUTS

§  NO changing on the fly or at any stoppage of play, also the goalie must remain on the ice at all times

§  Minor penalties called during overtime will result in a penalty shot. Coincidental minors shall be served in the usual manor, for the purpose of this rule, any major or match penalties called, will be served in the usual manor and a penalty shot will be awarded.

§  Overtime will start with.....4 on 4; then go to....3 on 3; then again....3 on 3

§  Your team will have to submit your plyers to be used before the game

·         Your team will have to submitted a lineup of 4 skaters for the first overtime period (these players cannot be used again unless there is a shoot-out)

·         Your team will have to submitted a lineup of 3 skaters for the second overtime period (these players cannot be used again unless there is a shoot-out) 

·         Your team will have to submitted a lineup of 3 skaters for the third overtime period (these players cannot be used again unless there is a shoot-out) 

§  If the game is still tied, after the Sudden Victory Overtime, a Sudden Death Shootout will occur.

·         Each team will have a player shooting at the same time.

·         This format will continue until a winner is declared.

NOTE: Your team must use all of its players on the game sheet before any one player can shoot for a second time.

      

7.  All OMHA & Niagara District rules apply plus the above mentioned times and overtime rules.

8.  All OMHA Rosters will be available for production upon request at any time.

PROTESTS:  All protests must be in writing and submitted within 30 minute of the completion of the protested game.
Each protest must be accompanied by a $100.00 cash deposit. This will be refunded if the team wins its protest.


9. SUSPENSIONS: Any player or team official receiving a match penalty will be expelled from any further tournament play.

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