Adult Hockey Leagues

USA Hockey Membership is required! Click Here to Sign Up for USA Hockey! 

 

New Players

If you are new to the Ellenton area please speak to our Adult Hockey Director, Stephane before signing up. Stephane can point you in the right direction, let you know how full each league is and if there is room as well as give a detailed idea of the level of each league. He is very knowledgeable about the game, our teams and is on a first name basis with our players.

 

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League Rules 

All USA Hockey Rules must be followed and will be enforced!

All players must have current USA Hockey Membership. USA Hockey Membership expires August 31 so all participants including subs must submit their USA Hockey before their first game of the season.

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Regular season Game Format

  1. Ellenton Ice will follow USA Hockey’s Standard of Play and Rules
  2. Must be 18 to play in an Adult Hockey League
  3. 2 USA Hockey Certified Refs are scheduled for each game
  4. 1 hour allotted to each game
  5. No players may get on the ice until the Zamboni doors are closed
  6. 3 Periods
  7. 12 minute stop time
  8. 2  minute minor penalties
  9. 30 second time out
  10. Running time if 5 goal differential in the third period only
  11. Zero Tolerance Policy-Verbal abuse to Officials/League Administrator or conduct detrimental to the game will result in league suspension and will be reviewed by League for possible expulsion from Ellenton Ice hockey program.
  12. Excessive penalties – 3 penalties in a game will result in game ejections. Players with excessive penalties will be reviewed by the league director for possible ejection from the league.
  13. All players must have a matching color jersey with a number on the back or they will be asked to leave the ice.
  14. Penalties Minutes –
    • 60 Minutes – 2 point Deduction
    • 80 Minutes – 4 point Deduction
    • 100 Minutes – NO PLAYOFFS AT ALL
  15. Fighting in a game –
    • A game misconduct will be given to a player for fighting, a second fighting penalty will result in an automatic suspension for that player from all Ellenton Ice leagues for the remainder of season or possibly longer.

Regular Season Overtime format

  • 5 Minute run time
  • 3 VS 3
  • Clock will stop during penalties
  • If a penalty is assessed 4 Vs 3
  • If the game is not resolved at the end of overtime the game will be a tie

Playoff Overtime Format

  • 5 Minute run time
  • 3 VS 3
  • Clock will stop during penalties
  • If a penalty is assessed 4 Vs 3
  • If the game is not resolved at the end of overtime, we go to a 5 player shout out, if not resolved after 5, sudden death

Rosters and Stats 

  • All Players must check-in at front desk before start of game
  • No player may be on 2 rosters in the same division
  • To be eligible for Playoffs you must – have current season paid for AND must have participated in 50% of Games
  • Rosters lock after 1st game of season, any player added must register as a free agent and the Hockey Director will add them to roster as they are approved

Substitution Rules

  • All Subs must check-in at front desk and pay sub fee
  • Must be USA Hockey Members and must turn paper version with bar code into reception prior to game
  • Teams can sub up to, the same amount of players the opposing team has that game
    • For example, if  a team has 8 players you can only sub up to 8
    • You will never be allowed to sub pass 10 players
  • Team Fee means you can have up to 14 players, roster locked after 1st game – any other player added to roster must pay league fee or Sub fee.
  • All Subs will pay their applicable sub fee at the front desk (receipt must given to score keeper before game or game will be a forfeit)
  • Subs must be approved by both Captain and Adult Hockey Director must be informed text or email, or team forfeits
  • NO subs will be allowed during playoffs

Sub Fees

  • A player that has a current paid season that wants to Sub in a different game within the same league will pay $25.00 sub fee (receipt must be given to scorekeeper or game will be a forfeit)
  • A player that is not in a league that wants to sub must pay $30.00 sub fee and have USA hockey Membership

Playoff Brackets:

  • 4 Teams
    • 1 vs 4
    • 2 vs 3
    • Winner of 1 vs 4 plays winner of 2 vs 3
    • Second game will be made up of consolation players
  • 5 Teams
    • 4th and 5th place teams will play an elimination game. Winner will take 4th seed in the Playoffs
    • Playoffs will continue like a 4 team Playoff
  • 6 Teams
      • Week 1
        • 1st and 2nd in points play consolation game
        • 3 vs 6
        • 4 vs 5
      • Week 2
        • Winner of 3 vs 6 plays ______________________
        • Winner of 4 vs 5 plays ______________________
        • Consolation game for other teams
      • Week 3
        • Championship Game
        • Loser of 3 vs 6 and 2nd place plays loser of the 4 vs 5 and 1st place
        • Consolation game of remaining players
  • 8 Teams
    • Week 1
      • 1 vs 8
      • 2 vs 7
      • 3 vs 6
      • 4 vs 5
    • Week 2
      • Continued
    • Week 3
      • Championship Game
      • Consolation games for remaining teams

 

Leagues Offered:

D League

This league is for players who are just starting out. If you have always wanted to play hockey, but didn’t know how to get started, begin with Larry’s Clinic and then move up to the D League.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Dates of Games:
    • June 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
    • July 7 / 14 / 21 / 28
    • Aug 4 / 11 / 18 / 25
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • Team Fee: $3,900 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by June 2nd prior to the first game!
  • Individual Fee: $364 + tax
  • Payment Plan
    • June 2nd – $200 + tax
    • July 15th – $184 + tax

C League

A mixture of mid-level players seeking more competition than the D League. Typically players in this league may have played a few years in their youth at the rec level or started out as an adult, but have been playing for a year or more.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Dates of Games:
    • June 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
    • July 7 / 14 / 21 / 28
    • Aug 4 / 11 / 18 / 25
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • Team Fee: $3,900 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by June 2nd prior to the first game!
  • Individual Fee: $364 + tax
  • Payment Plan
    • June 2nd – $200 + tax
    • July 15th – $184 + tax

C+ League

A mixture of mid-level players seeking more competition than the D League. Typically players in this league may have played a few years in their youth at the rec level or started out as an adult, but have been playing for a year or more.

  • Day: Sunday
  • Dates of Games:
    • June 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 / 30
    • July 7 / 14 / 21 / 28
    • Aug 4 / 11 / 18 / 25
  • League Length: 13 Weeks includes playoffs
  • Team Fee: $3,800 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by June 2nd prior to the first game!
  • Individual Fee: $364 + tax
  • Payment Plan 
    • June 2nd – $200 + tax
    • July 15th – $184 + tax

40+ A League

The 40+ Upper division is for players 40 years of age or older who are at the A and or B level.

  • Day: Monday
  • Dates of Games
    • May 6 / 13 / 20
    • June 3 / 10 / 17 / 24
    • July 1 / 8 / 15 / 22 / 29
    • Aug 5 / 12 / 19 / 26
  • League Length: 16 Weeks includes playoffs
  • Team Fee: $4,800 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by May 6th prior to the first game!
  • Individual Fee: $448 + tax
  • Payment Plan
    • May 6th – $250 + tax
    • July 15th – $218 + tax

40+ C/D Draft League

40+ Lower division is for players who are intermediate to lower level players and are 40 years of age or older. Must be 39 by May 7th.

  • Day: Tuesday
  • Dates of Games:
    • May 7 / 14 / 21 / 28
    • June 4 / 11 / 18 / 25
    • July 2 / 9 / 16 / 23
    • Aug 6 / 13 / 20 / 27
  • League Length: 16 Weeks includes playoffs
  • Individual Fee: $448 + tax
  • Payment Plan
    • May 7th – $250 + tax
    • July 15th – $218 + tax

30+ League 

A mixture of mid-high level players 30+ years of age. Typically players in this league may have played competitive travel hockey in their youth.

  • Day: Thursday
  • Dates of Games:
    • May 16 / 23 / 30
    • June 6 / 13 / 20 / 27
    • July 11 / 18 / 25
    • Aug 1 / 8 / 15 / 22 / 29
  • League Length: 15 Weeks includes playoffs
  • Team Fee: $4,500 + tax (Maximum 14 players and 1 goalie)
    • Must be paid in full by May 9th prior to the first game!
  • Individual Fee: $420 + tax
  • Payment Plan – Must sign up online! 
    • May 16th – $250 + tax
    • July 15th – $190 + tax
  • For more information contact Stephane Forget at

941-723-3663 ext. 210 or email at Stephane@ellentonice.com

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