All league standing ties will be broken using section 1306 of the Breaking Ties In The Standings as per the BGL Operations Manual.
Due to travel considerations for teams participating in both events that the order of the draws may be changed to avoid any unnecessary travel hardship on teams.
Please Note: All games will follow the requirements of the BGL Operations Manual Section 1418 Scorekeeper/Timekeeper/Penalty Box (Off-Ice Minor Officials)
Step 1 and 2: Warm-up will be (3) minutes and the break at the half will be (1) one minute. The length of the games will be as per regular season.
Step 3 ONLY: Warm-up will be (3) minutes and the break at the half will be (1) one minute.Games will be played to a winner. To allow for overtime, the length of the games will be as follows: (2) Two - (15) fifteen minute stop time periods.
Step 3 Game Tie:
a) When a game is tied at the end of regulation play, a (2) two minute break will be taken, followed by a sudden-victory (5) five minute overtime period.
i. The teams will not change ends for the overtime period.
ii. Ring possession for the start of the overtime period will be determined by a coin toss.
b) If a tie still exists at the end of the overtime period, a shootout will decide the game winner.
i. The goalie that completed the overtime period, must remain in net for the shootout;
ii. Coaches will submit a list of (3) three shooters to the referees during the (2) two minute break after the overtime period. This list shall include players first name, last name, and jersey number;
iii. Using the list, shooters will alternate, beginning with the designated home team; and
iv. The team that scores the greatest number of goals will be declared the winner.
c) If a tie still exists after the initial shoot-out, a single shoot-out alternating round format follows:
i. The goalie that completed the overtime period, must remain in net for the subsequent shootout(s);
ii. The coach cannot use any of the original (3) three players until all other players have been used once;
iii. Designated goalies and injured players are exempt; and
iv. The first team that scores in a round when the other does not will be declared the winner.
All scores must be reported within one (1) hour of game ending by the associations and is their responsibility. Both teams are to report game scores. Game results and team schedules will be updated, providing results are submitted accurately & in a timely manner.