Basic Tournament Rules and Point System
POINT SYSTEM POINT SYSTEM CHANGES –
3 Points for a Regulation Win
2 Points for an Over Time Win or Shootout Win
1 Point for an Over Time Lose or Shootout Lose
Mercy Rule: The clock will run after the first period if there is a 5 goal difference. The clock will go back to stop time if the score is less than a 5 goal difference.
Minor Penalties during run time and stop time will be 2 minutes. Clock may stop to enter information on the clock
Mouth guards / Neck guards Are required if your Province or State requires them during your winter season. Saskatchewan, for example, does not require mouth guards.
Rosters: 2011-2012-2013 must obtain a Hockey Manitoba extended season roster
Please come to the tournament office before your first game to verify your roster and spelling of names and jersey numbers. Please note no changes can be made once your first game starts.
Periods: 3 x 15 Minute stop time periods
Overtime: 5 Minute stop time period (3 on 3 format) - sudden death shootout if still tied
Game Sheets: Will be available at the main tournament office.
Pucks: The Portage Cup does provide all warm up pucks.
Penalty Boxes: The Portage Cup provides one timekeeper
Majors: Subject to Hockey Manitoba decision on the penalty call. Players can expect a minimum of 1 game to 5 game suspension.
4 Minors - removed from the game with no further suspension
3 Stick infractions - removed from the game with no further suspension Player Warm Ups Please if your team is doing warm ups to do so outside Stride Arena or in designated areas, please ask prior to warming up in side about area -
Awards will be presented on the ice
Teams will keep the Championship Banner and will be able to celebrate with Championship Stanley Cup for up to 20 minutes for pictures.
Public Health Updates & Provincial health orders