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The 2019 Exposure Cup Rules

SANCTION—This tournament is approved by USA Hockey. Sanction #NHH20-01

RULES—All USA Hockey rules apply.

TRAVEL PERMIT—For teams outside the USA, the tournament will require an official executed travel permit from Hockey Quebec (Canada).

ROSTER—The roster submitted at initial sign-up is the eligible roster of players for the tournament, unless otherwise approved by tournament management.

13U / 2006—All players are 13U/2006 birth year or younger unless otherwise approved by tournament management.

FIGHTING—Fighting is strictly prohibited. Any player involved in a fight may be dismissed at the discretion of tournament management and referees.

PENALTIES—Minor 2:00 minutes, Major 5:00, Misconduct 10:00

JERSEYS—Home team will wear dark color jersey, Away team will wear light color jersey.

CHECKING—Per USA Hockey regulations this is a checking event and all rules are to be followed.

MOUTH GUARDS—All players are to wear proper mouth guards for this event (Rule 304F). Note: There are exceptions for Canadian groups, but they MUST follow their rules.

ICING—Teams should NOT ice the puck while on the penalty kill. If they do, the face-off is back in their defensive zone. No penalties will be given for icing.

ICE CUT—Ice cut at the end of every game.

TIMEOUTS—There are NO timeouts in round robin play

MERCY RULE—Play clock will go to running time if goal differential is 6.

HOME TEAM—During preliminary rounds the home and visitor teams are determined by schedule. For all other rounds the home team is the team with the best record is home.

READY TIME—All teams must be ready to play 15 minutes prior to their scheduled start time.

LATE TO ICE—If a team is late getting on the ice for warm-up they can be assessed a 2:00 for delaying the game.

Game Play

Playdown

Three 15-minute periods, no ice clean

3-minute warm-up before each game.

Round Robin(play down) games will be scored with

2 points for a win

1 point for a tie

0 points for a loss.

Standings and Playoff Seeds will be determined by:

Most Points

Head to Head(this will only be considered if all teams involved have played each other)

Goal differential (total goals for - total goals against)

Least goals against overall

Coin Flip

Playoff Rules

Semi-Final and Final games will be three 15-minute stopped time periods

Each team will be allowed (1) :30 second timeout in playoff games only

If playoff game is tied after regulation, we will go to Overtime/Shootout

Overtime/Shootout

Teams will skate 3v3

Duration of OT will be (1) 5-minute sudden death period

If a team is assessed a penalty; teams will skate 4v3

If there is no winner during the overtime period, a shootout will determine the game winner

Shootouts will be 5 players as designated by each coach

Home team will have choice of shooting first or second

If still tied after first 5 rounds, in turn, shootout will go player by player until a winner is determined.

All players must take part in the shootout before a player can shoot again

A player serving a penalty at the end of OT cannot take part in shootout

Miscellaneous

Tournament management will not be responsible for any injury to all teams and the teams’ members and supporters. This includes arena(s), school property, hotels, and anywhere else teams and supporters travel throughout the weekend.

The Eastern Exposure Cup Agreement shall be executed-acknowledged prior to the start of the tournament. Failure to sign release form results in removal from tournament.

Tournament management will not be held responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Locker rooms and all areas of the arena and property are to be left in spotless condition.
Failure to abide by this can result in dismissal of the tournament. If you see an area in poor condition, please bring it to the attention of tournament management promptly.

Tournament personnel and team representatives ONLY are allowed on the bench and in locker room areas. NO PARENTS.

A refund for the tournament, for any reason, is solely at the sole discretion of tournament management. There is no refund guarantee for any circumstances.

If there is a delay due to weather, power outage or rink issues, the tournament and it’s management is not responsible for any additional travel, expenses or time associated with this event for any of the tournament teams.

Tournament management however reserves the right to change the schedule and rink location if needed. These changes will be relayed as promptly as possible.

Tournament management cannot and will not change any ruling made by an on ice official.

Information including live, updated scores and standings can be found on the tournament website.

Tournament management has the right to make any decision about this tournament and it’s rules not on this document. This will be done without appeal.

We will be using game sheets for the tournament. Teams are required to provide 18 game sheet stickers.

 

The 2019 Exposure Cup 13U Elite Playoffs

Saturday Afternoon & Sunday Playoff format

The Exposure Cup Tournament tries to emphasize the best elements of Tournaments and Showcases by providing elite teams with the opportunity to play new and different opponents as much as possible within a weekend tournament format.

The Playoffs are structured to avoid & minimize rematches if possible.

8 of 16 teams will make the playoffs, comprised of 1st & 2nd place teams in each bracket.

The remaining 8 teams will play in 3rd place and 4th place consolation brackets.

The BRACKET STANDINGS are determined after the completion of round robin games 

(2 pts win, 1 pt tie, 0 pts loss, head-to-head, goal differential, goals against, coin flip)

** ALL TEAMS will play Saturday afternoon and Sunday. **

QUARTER FINALS—Saturday afternoon

Bracket 6H–1st Place plays Bracket 6I–2nd Place (game 409)

Bracket 6H–2nd Place plays Bracket 6I–1st Place (game 402)

Bracket 6J–1st Place plays Bracket 6K–2nd Place (game 414)

Bracket 6J–2nd Place plays Bracket 6K–1st Place (game 415)

SEMIFINALS—Sunday

Winner of Game 414 plays Winner of Game 409

Winner of Game 402 plays Winner of Game 415

Loser of Game 414 plays Loser of Game 409

Loser of Game 402 plays Loser of Game 415

This *should* avoid rematches until the Final Championship Game.

3rd & 4th Place teams will play cross-bracket consolation games for their 4th and 5th games of the weekend per the schedule

 

The 2019 Exposure Cup 14U Elite Playoffs

Saturday Afternoon & Sunday Playoff format

The Exposure Cup Tournament tries to emphasize the best elements of Tournaments and Showcases by providing elite teams with the opportunity to play new and different opponents as much as possible within a weekend tournament format.

The Playoffs are structured to avoid & minimize rematches if possible.

8 of 16 teams will make the playoffs, comprised of 1st & 2nd place teams in each bracket.

The remaining 8 teams will play in 3rd place and 4th place consolation brackets.

The BRACKET STANDINGS are determined after the completion of round robin games 

(2 pts win, 1 pt tie, 0 pts loss, head-to-head, goal differential, goals against, coin flip)

** ALL TEAMS will play Saturday afternoon and Sunday. **

QUARTER FINALS—Saturday afternoon

Bracket 5A 1st Place plays Bracket 5B 2nd Place (game 411)

Bracket 5A 2nd Place plays Bracket 5B 1st Place (game 416)

Bracket 5C 1st Place plays Bracket 5D 2nd Place (game 403)

Bracket 5C 2nd Place plays Bracket 5D 1st Place (game 404)

SEMIFINALS—Sunday

Winner of Game 403 plays Winner of Game 411

Winner of Game 416 plays Winner of Game 404

Loser of Game 403 plays Loser of Game 411

Loser of Game 416 plays Loser of Game 404

This *should* avoid rematches until the Final Championship Game.

3rd & 4th Place teams will play cross-bracket consolation games for their 4th and 5th games of the weekend per the schedule

 

The 2019 Exposure Cup 14U AAA Playoffs

Saturday Afternoon & Sunday Playoff format

The Exposure Cup Tournament tries to emphasize the best elements of Tournaments and Showcases by providing elite teams with the opportunity to play new and different opponents as much as possible within a weekend tournament format.

The Playoffs are structured to avoid & minimize rematches if possible.

8 of 12 teams will make the playoffs, while the remaining 4 will play a 9–12 consolation bracket.

** ALL TEAMS will play Saturday afternoon and Sunday. **

The bracket winners will be seeded 1-2-3 based on the overall standings.

#1 Seed = 1st Highest ranked Bracket 1st place

#2 Seed = 2nd Highest ranked Bracket 1st place

#3 Seed = 3rd Highest ranked Bracket 1st place

#4 Seed based on overall standings

#5 Seed based on overall standings

#6 Seed based on overall standings

#7 Seed based on overall standings

#8 Seed based on overall standings

The OVERALL STANDINGS are determined after the completion of round robin games 
(2 pts win, 1 pt tie, 0 pts loss, head-to-head, goal differential, goals against, coin flip)

QUARTER FINALS—Saturday afternoon

#1 Seed plays 8th seed unless rematch, then plays lowest seed that is not a rematch

#2 Seed plays 7th seed unless rematch, then plays lowest seed that is not a rematch

#3 Seed plays 6th seed unless rematch, then plays lowest seed that is not a rematch

#4 Seed plays remaining team 

 

#9 Seed plays 12th seed unless rematch, then plays lowest seed that is not a rematch

#10 Seed plays remaining team 

SEMIFINALS & FINALS

Sunday morning will be based on scheduled brackets

 

Photo/Video/Social Media Consent

By allowing your program to play in the Eastern Exposure Cup and officially acknowledging the rules and regulations for this event your entire team (s) give consent for photographs to be taken, video allowed to be recorded of all activities related to the Eastern Exposure Cup. During tournament games, Skills and tournament gatherings. Eastern Exposure Hockey Group has the right to use all media assets collected for publicity purposes: on the Eastern Exposure website, in brochures and flyers and news releases, Social media posts and presentations to future prospective program participants. By signing Eastern Exposure Hockey Groups consent form at registration you shall understand that you will receive no compensation for such uses. We retain the right to have any photographs discontinued from use in any or all of Eastern Exposure Hockey Groups venues upon request, and if, at any time, you wish photograph(s) to be discontinued from any of the above, it is your programs responsibility to contact the tournament director Matt Miles 802-595-0860 or mattmiles@eehockeygroup.com to make this request.

As a group you must confirm and understand all of the items in this document and ensure every program member and participant understands the same.   

 

 

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Standing

7 A RED
#
Team
GP
W
L
PTS
OTL
SOL
GF
GA
Diff
%
S/GP
T%
SA/GP
PP%
PK%
1 LI Gulls 3 3 0 6 0 0 17 9 8 1.000 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
2 Jr Eagles 5 3 2 6 0 0 21 21 0 0.600 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
3 Harfang 5 2 3 4 0 0 23 23 0 0.400 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
4 Ct Jr Rangers 5 2 3 4 0 0 18 21 -3 0.400 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
7 A RED
#
Team
GP
W
L
PTS
OTL
SOL
GF
GA
Diff
%
S/GP
T%
SA/GP
PP%
PK%
1 LI Gulls 3 3 0 6 0 0 17 9 8 1.000 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
2 Jr Eagles 5 3 2 6 0 0 21 21 0 0.600 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
3 Harfang 5 2 3 4 0 0 23 23 0 0.400 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
4 Ct Jr Rangers 5 2 3 4 0 0 18 21 -3 0.400 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
7 B WHITE
#
Team
GP
W
L
PTS
OTL
SOL
GF
GA
Diff
%
S/GP
T%
SA/GP
PP%
PK%
1 Islanders 6 6 0 12 0 0 28 5 23 1.000 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
2 St-Louis 4 1 2 3 0 0 5 8 -3 0.375 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
3 North York 5 1 3 3 0 0 10 19 -9 0.300 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
2/0
0.00
2/0
4 Valley Forge 5 0 5 0 0 0 11 22 -11 0.000 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
2/0
0.00
2/0
7 B WHITE
#
Team
GP
W
L
PTS
OTL
SOL
GF
GA
Diff
%
S/GP
T%
SA/GP
PP%
PK%
1 Islanders 6 6 0 12 0 0 28 5 23 1.000 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
2 St-Louis 4 1 2 3 0 0 5 8 -3 0.375 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
3 North York 5 1 3 3 0 0 10 19 -9 0.300 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
2/0
0.00
2/0
4 Valley Forge 5 0 5 0 0 0 11 22 -11 0.000 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
2/0
0.00
2/0
7 C BLUE
#
Team
GP
W
L
PTS
OTL
SOL
GF
GA
Diff
%
S/GP
T%
SA/GP
PP%
PK%
1 Ottawa Myers 5 3 2 6 0 0 25 18 7 0.600 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
2 Midfairfield 4 2 1 5 0 0 12 10 2 0.625 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
3 Maryland 5 2 2 5 0 0 12 17 -5 0.500 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
4 Minutemen 5 1 4 2 0 0 11 23 -12 0.200 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
7 C BLUE
#
Team
GP
W
L
PTS
OTL
SOL
GF
GA
Diff
%
S/GP
T%
SA/GP
PP%
PK%
1 Ottawa Myers 5 3 2 6 0 0 25 18 7 0.600 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
2 Midfairfield 4 2 1 5 0 0 12 10 2 0.625 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
3 Maryland 5 2 2 5 0 0 12 17 -5 0.500 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0
4 Minutemen 5 1 4 2 0 0 11 23 -12 0.200 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
0/0
0.00
0/0

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