We are a Niagara based adult beginner hockey league. GHL Niagara. We are the original and best co-ed beginner hockey league. We have beginner players from all over the Niagara region, inscluding: St. Catharines, NOTL, Thorold, Virgil, Welland and Pelham.

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SUMMER PLAYOFFS

 

Summer League Playoff Format:

 

                    Week 1

·    Game 1) 1st vs. 2nd place team get a bye (playing each other in a friendly)

·    Game 2) 3rd place team vs. 6th placed team

·    Game 3) 4th place team vs. 5th placed team

 

                    Week 2

·    Game 1) 1st place vs. lowest seed winner from week 1

·    Game 2) 2nd place vs. highest seed winner from week 1

·    Game 3) loser of game 2 from week 1 vs. loser of game 3 from week 1

 

                    Week 3

·    Game 1) Game 1 winner from week 2 vs. Game 2 winner from week 2 (3-20min periods)

·    Game 2) Game 1 loser  from week 2 vs. Game 3 winner from week 2 (3-25min periods)

·    Game 3) Game 2 loser from week 2 vs. Game 3 loser from week 2 (3-25min periods)

 

Championship Games:

- Each team will have 1 - 30 second time-out, it will be stop time and you have to be losing to call it

-In the event of a tie a five minute overtime period will be played.

-If a playoff game is tied after 3 periods and overtime, the game will go to a shootout. Each team will take 3 shots. The order of the shooters will be female first and male second until its conclusion. If the game is still tied after 3 shots, the game will go to a sudden death shootout. Each team will take 1 shot until one team scores and the other does not. 

 

Tie Breaks 

- If two or more teams are tied, the GHL will use the following procedure to determine the final rankings.

     Final Summer Season Standings 

                    1) Overall wins (wins x 2 points)

                    2) Head to Head wins (Tied Team A beat tied Team B before)

                    3Least Goals Against

                    4) Most Goals For

                    5)  If still tied, Coin Flip