17 minute periods
Ice cuts between the 2nd and 3rd period
5 goal running clock in the 3rd period
If there is a 5 goal margin heading into the 3rd period no ice cuts.
Stop clock resumes with any goal differential under 5
No double jeopardy for game misconducts with the exception of playoff games. Should a player receive a game misconduct he must serve the game in the next playoff SHL game.
3 on 3 overtime to decide tied games. Goalies switch sides, if a game is still tied after this OT then a sudden death shoot out takes place, goalies go back to their 1st period side. No player can shoot twice until all players have shot. Overtime lasts 5 minutes.
Players with carry over penalties are not allowed to shoot.
9 up no down rule applies
No tier 1 players allowed
Tier 2 players must play in 60% of all league games.
Goals scored in OT will count as a goal scored for stats purposes.
All other USA rules apply.
No handshakes after games only after completion of the series
Sudden death OT to decided tie games. Goalies switch to the long change in first OT.
OT periods are 10 minutes.
First 10 minutes 5 on 5
Remaining periods 10 minutes 3 on 3 switch ends every 10 minutes
Ice cuts when possible.
JV can play up if they have eligibility left but games count against there overall game total.
If a player receives a game misconduct in the playoffs that player must serve a SHL playoff game.
Handshakes only after the completion of the series.
15 Minute periods
No ice cuts
No double jeopardy for game misconducts, exception is playoffs. Should a player receive a game misconduct he must serve the next SHL playoff game.
3 man shoot out to decide tied games, Goalies do not switch sides
Sudden death shoot out to decide games tied after 3 man shoot out
All players must be used in a shoot out before you can use a player for the second time
Players that have carry over penalties MAY NOT shoot in the shoot out.
10 up only no Varsity player down.
Major Penalties are 5:00
All other USA rules are in effect.
2 man ref crew
No Tier 1 Players allowed
Teams playing with Illegal players forfeit any games the player plays in and further action maybe taken.
Sudden death 3 on 3 play decides playoff games
Goalies change ends to far change first OT.
OT periods are 10 minute
No Varsity players may come down to play
2 man ref crew
Any double rostered player from Tier 2 teams must play in 60% of all league games.
If a team is found to play with and illegal player the team forfeits the game and further action maybe taken by R&E.
Handshakes only after the series completion.
Regular Season Tie Breakers
1. Head to Head
2. 3 teams tied- Points earned between the teams, once that creates a separation then head to head. If points earned between the 3 teams is tied the first tie breaker is wins between the teams, than again head to head between the two left over teams.
3. More than 3 teams follow the rules for 3 teams.