Tuesday, February 10, 2015 07:02:07 PM
Playoffs 2015
Start Date---March 2nd
Finals-------March 21st

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

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.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 in B1 or C1.
---1st loss drops you down into B2 or C2
---win you move on in your respective bracket
---2nd loss you are eliminated
---Final---Winners of B1/B2 (Mar 21st 12:30pm), and C1/C2 (Mar 21st 2:00pm) will play in the final. Winners of B2 and C2 division must win 2 games in the final to be crowned the champion. Winners of B1 and C1 only have to win 1 game. If B2 wins game #1 their will be a second game played (Mar 21st 3:30pm.) If C2 wins game #1 their will be a second game (Mar 21st 5:00pm). If the B division doesn’t require a 2nd game, the 2nd game of the C division will be played 45 minutes following the end of Game #1, unless an earlier time is agreed upon by both teams and the league
---C division winner will be promoted to B division for the next season

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).

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

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.

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