Tournament Rules, Dan Pulham Tournament 2018, 2018-2019 (London Bandits)

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                                                              DAN PULHAM MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
1. All Hockey Canada rules will apply. The tournament chair has final responsibility for all tournament rules, regulations & protests.

2. The OHF Suspension List will be used to assess al Major, Misconduct & Match Penalties. The tournament chair will add to the minimum list if appropriate. If a player or coach receives a suspension during the tournament, you must check with the tournament office to confirm the number of games he/she must shit.

3. Teams are required to show player cards or roster shorts prior to their first game. All teams will be limited to a maximum of 19 players. Teams are allowed a maximum of 5 officials on the bench. Home is team is designated by the tournament schedule. Home team wears dark colours. In the case of conflicting sweaters the home team will change.

4. Teams are asked to be at the arena 45 minutes before their scheduled game time. Teams should be prepared and ready to play 15 minutes ahead of scheduled start time. 

5. No one is allowed on the ice during flooding, until the Zamboni has left the ice and doors are closed. Teams will be limited to a 3 minute warm-up. Teams will shake hands before each game. Visiting team will leave the playing surface first after each game. 

6. Players will only be allowed to participate with one team in the tournament, regardless of AP Status. All AP players must be approved by the Tournament Director with the appropriate documentation. 

7. Dressing rooms are to be vacated promptly after the game has been completed. Arena staff will inspect the room prior to the next team entering. Keys for the dressing room are available from Guest services at the Western Fair and with arena staff at other facilities. 

8. If there is 5 or more goal differential at the start of the 3rd period clock will run and will only stop of the team comes within 2 goals. 

9. Games for all divisions will be 10-10-15, stop time. Games will not have curfews. No time ours are allowed in preliminary rounds, one per team in the quarter, semi & finals. 

10. Preliminary games resulting in a tie after regulation time will remain a tie.

11. Only a 7 game spread will show & count towards the standings Ex. 10- 0 will show as 7 - 0 

12. Preliminary Round Standings will be determined by the  following in descending order
a) Most points
b) Head-to-head competition in the event that 2 teams are tied
c) Using results of the preliminary round robin games, the team with the highest result using the formula Goals for divided by Goals for + Goals against
d) Team that scored the most goals in the preliminary round robin
e) Team that allowed the fewest goals against in the preliminary round robin
f) Team that scored the earliest goal in their first game in the tournament
g) Coin Toss

13. If a tie exist after regulation time in quarter or semi-final game the rules will follow as below
a) 5 minute sudden death overtime 3 vs 3
b) If a penalty occurs then you lose a man (3 vs 2)
c) In the event of a second penalty opposing team will gain a player (4 vs 2)
d) If still ties them a 3 man shootout. Players must be choose prior to start of game

14. In the championship game if tied after regulation there will be a sudden death overtime 3 mins of 4 vs 4, 3 mins of 3 vs 3, 3 mins 2 vs 2, 3 min 1 vs 1 . First goal wins

15. The tournament committee reserves the right to change the rules prior to the tournament in which they will notify teams of the tournament. 

16. All referee decisions are final


1. Teams must be divided into 2 teams of equal caliber players plus a dressed goalie. 
2. Teams will play 4 games, no playoffs
3. The scores will not be posted on scoreboard
4. 1 minute buzzer
5. Game length will be 10-10-15
6. All players will receive a participation award at the conclusion of the 4th game

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