Friday, January 29, 2016 06:25:10 AM
SCHL---February
Schedule


-Regular Season---is posted in full


-Playoffs---tentative start date of March 20th

------------can be accessed by clicking on the drop down menu in the upper right hand corner of the schedule page, and selecting playoffs 2016 (when it is finally posted at the end of the month) or the playoff schedule link on this page

PLAYOFFS

PLAYOFF ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

a. Players must have submitted a waiver,

b. Played one game prior to December 1st

c. Be on the teams CARHA insurance form

d. Have played at least 10 games

---pickup players arent allowed in playoffs, and only those that are eligible for your team will be listed on your teams playoff stats page


TIES IN STANDINGS – 2 OR MORE TEAMS

In the event of a tie in the standings at the conclusion of the regular season or after a playoff round robin, final results will be decided by:



a)head-to-head record against the team(s) you are tied with;

b)most wins;

c)goal differential (goals for minus goals against);

d)least goals against;

e)least penalty minutes (average per game);

f)coin toss.



Each time one team has been advanced using this method, revert back to the start of 2.10 tiebreaking procedures to break the remaining tie(s).



Playoff Forfeits

---Any team forfeiting there playoff game will be responsible for the Forfeit Fee of $85 which must be paid prior to their next game



Playoff Format---double elimination---All teams guaranteed 2 games

---all teams start on the A side

---1st loss drops you down to the B side

---win you move on in your respective bracket

---2nd loss you are eliminated

---Final---Winners of the A side and B side will play in the final. Winners of B side in the division must win 2 games in the final to be crowned the champion. Winners of A side only have to win 1 game.

---Division winners will be promoted to the higher division for the next season



PLAYOFF ELIGIBILITY – PLAYERS

PLAYOFF ELIGIBILITY IS RESTRICTED TO ONE SCHL DIVISION (Except Goalies). For players skating with more than one team, the highest division they are participating in will be used to determine eligibility (e.g. a player that plays for an ‘A’ team and a ‘C’ team will be restricted to the ‘A’ team roster during the playoffs, assuming conditions of rule 2.2 are met). If a player is eligible to play with 2 teams in the same division, he will only be allowed to play with second team once the first has been eliminated



PLAYOFF ELIGIBILITY – SPARE GOALTENDERS

In the playoffs, a team may enlist any playoff eligible goaltender as a spare so long as they are currently registered with another SCHL team . The spare goaltender can only be used by the team if their full-time (or eligible backup) goaltender is unavailable. Permission must be received from the league in order to use the goalie



PLAYOFF GAMES-OVERTIME

Period 3--5 minutes (stop time) 3 on 3 + goaltender

Period 4--shootout 3 shooters

For period 4 the following will occur:

· Goalies do not change ends;

· The home team will choose which team shoots first;

· Referees use CHA procedures for penalty shot.

---Player changes are permitted during play stoppages.

---Any penalty in the fourth period, that has not expired, will eliminate the penalized player from shootout participation.

---After a player has taken their shot, he/she must report to the penalty box and not return to the players’ bench.

---Following the first three shooters, sudden victory will decide the game winner (i.e. one team scores, the other does not). All players must shoot before any player takes a second shot.



LEAGUE FINAL

Period 3---5 minutes (stop time) 4 on 4 sudden victory

Period 4---5 minutes (stop time) 3 on 3 sudden victory

Period 5---Shootout 5 shooters



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