|The Ladies Summer Hockey League is a NON-CONTACT league
aimed at keeping hockey fun! All players are expected to
display sportsmanlike conduct, both on and off the ice.
Aggressive behavior will not be tolerated. The LSHL
reserves the right to suspend or expel any participant
Please note that insurance is not provided and that
this league is not OWHA sanctioned.
Games will consist of 1 x 12 minute and 2 x 10 minute
stop-time periods. A two-minute warm up will be provided.
There is no overtime and no time-outs in the regular season.
- All players, coaches and bench staff must register with the Ladies
Summer Hockey League prior to participating.
players and bench staff must sign the game sheet each week -
players must confirm that their sweater number is correct.
- Teams may not borrow players from another team, with the
exception of a goalie.
- Any team allowing an unregistered
player to participate will automatically forfeit the game by
a score of 3-0.
- Any player that participates on a team other than the one
that she is registered with will be suspended for a minimum
of one game.
- A late player may join the game provided that
she has reported to the timekeeper prior to the start of the
third period and is registered with that team.
- Except where
otherwise stated, Hockey Canada rules apply.
- Neck guards are mandatory, and any
player without a neck guard will not be allowed to play
until producing one. Note that a spare bag of equipment,
including neck guards, is available - return items right
after your game.
a team does not have a goalie, slap-shots will NOT be
allowed on the empty net from within the blue line.
If a team does not have six players ready to play at the end
of the warm-up, the clock will be started and they will be
given until the end of the first period to ice a team. Once the team is ready, the
clock is stopped and the offending
team is given a 2 minute penalty for delay of game. The
clock is restarted when the game commences. If the offending team is not ready to play at the end
of the first period then the game is defaulted.
discouraged against running up the score of a game. To deter
this, the league will only record the final score up to a
five-goal spread. Individual stats for the extra goals will
not be counted. Also, if there is a five-goal spread during
the third period, the clock may continue to run until such
time as it is back to a four-goal spread.
Once a player or team official has been suspended from a
game, he/she cannot return to the ice/bench to participate
in any post-game ceremonies (hand-shaking, presentations,
etc.). Persons found participating while under suspension
will be subject to further suspension.
***Any team whose
penalty minutes exceed 100 will be issued a warning. If the
penalty minutes reach 130, a $50 fine will be assessed to
Minor Penalties are two minutes in length. Any
three infractions in one game will result in suspension from
the rest of the game.
Major Penalties are five minutes in
length. Any player who receives a major penalty will also
receive a Game Misconduct automatically and will be
suspended for the remainder of the game, as well as face
Game Misconduct Penalties, in
addition to suspension from the rest of the game, will
result in additional game suspensions.
Gross Misconduct and
Match Penalties will result in a minimum additional two game
suspension with possible expulsion for the rest of the
The L.S.H.L reserves the right to add additional
suspensions; there are no appeals.
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|The standings are determined in the order of the
most points at the end of the regular season. If teams are tied, the
following order is used to break the tie: the team with the most
overall wins; the team with the least losses; the team with the
least penalty minutes; the team with the best plus/minus ratio; the
team with the best overall record against the other team; a flip of
To be eligible for playoffs, you must have participated in a
least six regular season games.
All playoff games will be 3 x 10 minutes stop time. One time out per team will be allowed. Any
penalties incurred during regular play will be carried over into
If teams are tied in any Semi-Final game,
teams will play an additional 5-minute, stop time "sudden death"
period, four on four. If still tied, there will be a three-player shoot out. If
still tied, three different players will shoot, and so on. Note:
When one team has gone through their roster, the other team may also
If teams are tied in any Division Final game, teams will play an
additional 5 minute stop time "sudden death" period, four
on four. If still tied, there will be an additional 5 minute
stop time "sudden death" period, three on three.
If teams are still tied
then, a shoot out will follow. Reminder that it is never
sudden death in the shoot-out; it is always multiples of
three. Teams do NOT need to assign their shooters prior to
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In divisions where there are
four teams - all four teams will make the playoffs.
Only the winning teams of the Semi-Final games advance to
In divisions where there are twelve
teams - teams will split into three divisions of four teams
each as follows:
- 1st will play 4th and 2nd will play 3rd in one
- 5th will play 8th and 6th will play 7th in one division
- 9th will play 12th and 10th will play 11th in one division
Only the winning teams of the Semi-Final games will advance
to the Finals.
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