ICE HOCKEY (Boys and Girls)
Procedures and Regulations
- All contests shall be governed by High School Federation Rules where applicable and/or as amended by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and the Central Connecticut Conference.
- Games will be scheduled by mutual agreement of schools based on availability of ice time.
- All attempts should be made to schedule school night (Monday-Thursday) contests to begin no later than 8:30 p.m.
- The recommended length of warm-up time on the ice is eight (8) minutes for each team.
- In the event of a tie, there will be one eight (8) minute over-time period. First team to score a goal wins the contest.
- All teams within the same division will play each other twice during the season. Both games count towards the division standings.
- The length of conference contests for junior varsity shall be three (3) 15-minute periods (no overtime).
- The number of All-Conference selections will be eighteen (18) per division. One selection must be a goalie.
- The two divisions play in their division twice to determine divisional champions. There are no mandatory crossovers, however teams may opt to play in the other division as a regularly scheduled game.
- Tie breakers for divisional standings:
- ‘Head to head’ record between the games versus each other.
- ‘Goals against’ between the games versus each other.
- ‘Goals against’ within the division.
- ‘Goals against’ within the division and the mandatory cross-over game(s).
- Medical coverage: refer to Medical Service section of these bylaws.
- All student game personnel, sitting in an unprotected area, must wear head and facial protection while the ice hockey game is in progress. (A.D. Committee meeting March 21, 1996).
- The coaches recommend that divisional re-alignment and CCC tournament structure be considered every year. (Rev. 3/96; 10/09)
All-Conference selection process:
- Requests for nominations will be sent out by the divisional coach advisors in advance of the all-conference meeting.
- There will be no limit as to how many players can be nominated from each team.
- The names will be collected by the divisional coach advisors and sent out to all the coaches in advance.
- The divisional coach advisors will determine a meeting date and advise all coaches and AD Liaisons in advance.
- The list of nominees will be provided to each coach at the meeting and there will be a discussion among all the coaches regarding their players. When all discussions are satisfied, a vote will be held.
- The divisional coach advisors will provide a numbered ballot.
- This is a secret ballot.
- Coaches cannot vote for their own players.
- Ties are to be broken with another vote involving only those players who are tied.
Reviewed: 3/3/11 BS 11/5/15