Adult Hockey League Playing Rules

  • Team payment is due before skating the second game of the season. Teams paying before an early registration deadline will recieve a discounted team fee and a complimentary hour of ice to use during the season. New teams entering the league must pay by the early deadline.
  • Each team must have matching numbered jerseys. Otherwise the rink will provide then and add $150 to the team payment.
  • All players must be USA Hockey registered. You may register online at usahockey.com and bring the bar coded reciept to the front desk before playing. Registration is good from September through August each year.
  • All games will be three 18 minute running time periods. The last two minutes will be stop time with a two goal difference.
  • Players must initial their name on the scoresheet before each game and must play at least 5 games during the regular season to be eligible for the playoffs.
  • All players must keep their helmets on until they leave the ice.
  • Thirty seconds will be allowed between periods.
  • Each team is allowed one minute time out per game.
  • During fights, clock does not stop unless there is an injury.
  • Zero tolerance rule indicated in USA Hockey Rule Book will be enforced at all times.
  • TBSA adult league is non-checking.
  • Players receiving a game misconduct penalty are suspended for the remainder of that game and the next game.
  • Three Strike Policy: Any major penalty, game misconduct or excessive off-ice displays will be considered a strike. Three strikes in any one season will result in suspension without refund for a minimum of the remainder of the season.