St. Thomas Tournament, News, Novice 3, Minor Development (MD), 2014-2015, MD (Oakridge Aeros Minor Hockey)

This Team is part of the 2014-2015 season, which is not set as the current season.
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Feb 10, 2015 | Doug Eaton | 608 views
St. Thomas Tournament
The schedule is now posted for this tournament.

PROCEDURES

  Teams must be prepared to start 15 minutes before each of their scheduled game times should we require games to start early.

Note: Spectators are asked to not attend the change area or dressing rooms.

It is the duty of the team’s manager to communicate and respect this rule at all times.  Where applicable, a female dressing room will be provided. Please notify the tournament convenor upon your arrival if a separate dressing room is required.



FORMAT

Minor Tyke, Tyke MD and Tyke Roster Select:Each team will play 2 preliminary round games, determined by a random draw. After the Preliminary round teams will be ranked 1-7/8/12 according to their record and divided in 2 Divisions A & B in 7 & 8 team divisions and 3 divisions A, B,& C in 12 team divisions for Quarter or Semi-Finals.Novice RS: Each team will play 4 round robin games, with the top 4 teams moving on to Semi-Finals/Finals.

PRELIMINARY ROUND POINTS 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A team’s standing in the preliminary round will be determined by the total points accumulated.   No overtime will be played in the preliminary round. 

There will be five (5) points awarded for each game as follows:
            (a) Two (2) points will be awarded to the winner of a game. 
           (b) One (1) point will be awarded to each team of a tie game.
            (c) One (1) Point will be awarded to the team who scores the most goals during the period for each period of every game.
            (d) Half (½) a point will be awarded to each team if no team scores in the period or each team scores the same number of goals in the period.

TIE-BREAKER

In the event teams are tied in points at the end of the preliminary round the following procedure will apply:a) The teams will be ranked in the standings with the team with the highest goal average securing the higher position in the standings. The goal average of a team will be determined by dividing the total number of goals for and against into the total number of goals for.  (ie. 10 goals for, 4 goals against; goal average is 10/14 = 0.714).b) If after still tied after a) the team with the least number of goals against will be seeded higher.c) If the teams are still tied a) the team with the least penalty minutes throughout the preliminary round will advance.d) If the teams are still tied after all previous methods have been applied, then the winner will be decided by a single coin toss.  The team determined to have traveled the farthest distance will have the ‘call’ on the coin toss.

OVERTIME (SEMI-FINAL ROUNDS only)

In the event of a tie score at the end of regulation time during a Quarter-Final or Semi-Final game one sudden victory five (5) minute stop-time period will be played.  Each team will be allowed four (4) skaters and one (1) goaltender on the ice.  Penalties being served at the end of regulation will carry into the overtime period.If the two teams are still tied after this overtime period, then a three (3) player shoot-out will occur.The Teams will not change ends for the shootout. The home team will have the opportunity to choose to shoot first. The teams will then alternate shots.Three (3) players from each team shall participate in the shootout and they shall proceed in such order as the Coach selects. All players are eligible to participate in the shootout unless they are serving a ten minute misconduct or have been assessed a game misconduct, gross misconduct or match penalty.Once the shootout begins, the goalkeeper cannot be replaced unless he is injured. No warm up shall be permitted for a substitute goalkeeper.Each team will be given three shots, unless the outcome is determined earlier in the shootout. After each team has taken three shots, if the score remains tied, the shootout will proceed to a "sudden victory" format. No player may shoot twice until everyone who is eligible has shot

OVERTIME (CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES)

In the event of a tie score at the end of regulation time during a Championship game up to 3 sudden victory five (5) minute stop-time period will be played.  Each team will be allowed four (4) skaters and one (1) goaltender on the ice.  Penalties being served at the end of regulation will carry into the overtime period.If the two teams are still tied after this overtime period, then a three (3) player shoot-out will occur – rules listed above.

TIMEOUTS

There will be NO timeouts permitted during the preliminary or semi-final rounds.  One (1) thirty (30) second timeout per team will be permitted during the Championship game.

GOAL DIFFERENTIAL

In the event of a five (5) or more goal differential at any time in the third (3rd) period, the clock will revert to ‘running time’.  Stop time will not resume until a three (3) goal differential is secured.  Minor Penalties incurred during running time will be three (3) minutes in duration.A goal differential of more than 5 goals will not be posted on the score-clock or web site.
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