U17 Minor Playoff Rules
All teams will be guaranteed 3 games.
The teams will play a modified round robin. With the team that finishes first advancing directly into the championship game.
The remaining teams will playoff in a 2 vs 5 and 3 vs 4 format. The winners of the quarter final games will advance and play
each other in the semi finals.
If two teams are tied:
The first tie breaker will be the game played against each other.
If three teams are tied:
The first tie breaker will be the games played against each other.
To determine what team advances and which teams playoff.
It they are still tied the goal differential will be used to determine which team advances to the finals and which teams playoff.
The two remaining teams if still tied by goal differential the first tie breaker will be the game played against each. If they haven't
played against each other in the round robin the third tie breaker will be goals with the team that had scored the most goals advancing.
If still tied goals against with the team that has allowed the fewest goals advancing. Last if they are still tied it will come down to which team
scored the first goal in their first playoff game.
All games in the playoffs will have a winner.
If the game is tied after regulation time the game will go to a 5 minute sudden victory overtime. If the game is still tied there will then be
a 3 player shootout same rules as the regular season.
Any player that receives a penalty with less than 2 minutes remaining in the game and the game goes into overtime the player will
serve the remainder of their penalty in overtime. If the player receives a penalty in overtime with less than 2 minutes remaining
that player is still eligible to shoot in the shootout.