Jul 31, 2021
Youth Hockey League Game Formats*
The table below provides game time format details.
(1) - Minimum 3-man Officiating Crew
(2) - Running time if 7-goal Differential at any time in the 3rd period.
(3) - a single 5-minute 4-on-4 and 1-goalie sudden victory
(4) - a 3-man shootout followed by sudden victory shootout if needed. Home team determines which team shoots first. All players on a given teammust shoot in the entire shoot-out once before any player can shoot a second time.
One (1) timeout permitted per game, including games played with overtime.
The above is NOT required for exhibtion or tournament games.
* - Does NOT apply to Girls teams.