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Tournament Tie Breaker Formula

The Xfinity Roller Sports Arena uses a "IIHF International" tie breaker system for all recreation leagues and tournaments.  The way the scoring system works is teams will get 3 points for a win, and 2 points for an overtime or shootout win and 1 point for an overtime or shootout loss.  There are no tie games, therefore a winner must be determined for each game.  The tie breaking process will then proceed as follows: 
1. Most Points
2. Head to Head (If 3 or more teams are tied, a team must have beaten ALL teams involved in the tie.  If this does not occur, the tie breaker moves to goal differential)
3. Goal Differential
4. Least Goals Against
5. Penalty In Minutes
6. Coin Toss


Effective Immediatly (September 26th, 2015) with all new Leagues at Xfinity Sports Arena a minor penalty will be called by all referees for the following acts displayed on the floor:

  1. Slamming a hockey stick on the rink floor
  2. Slamming the boards and or glass with a hockey stick
  3. Throwing a hockey stick or any piece of hockey equipment against the boards or glass of the hockey arena.

All referees at Xfinity Sports Arena, regardless of the reason the action is taken will enforce this policy. It does not have to be in disrespect to the officials.

Thank you very much for your continued respect of the facility at Xfinity Sports Arena. If you have questions regarding this policy please contact either Don Moffatt or CJ Yoder here at the arena.


   Please remember that only IHA CERTIFIED coaches are allowed on the bench during tournament games. If you have not been certified but would like to coach, please contact your club director.  Also, all coaches should wear the coaches shirts provided.  If you coach and do not have a coaches shirt, please ask at the front desk.

     Players, remember that you are required to wear your uniform during tournament games.  Uniform includes your club jersey and hockey pants that are predominantly black.  If you do not have black pants, please purchase a pair at the front desk. 


If a team is leading by 8 goals in the 2nd period the game will be terminated immediately. This rule is in affect for any and ALL SIHA Tournament games except in the 8 & Under Division.

In the 8u division, after an 8-goal differential, the game we be posted as completed.  The losing team will be allowed to add a skater to provide as much floor time for our players as possible.  Clock will run and play will continue for the entire 36 minutes.