Rules

Inline Ball Basic Rules

1. There will be three, 10 minute, stop clock periods.

2. If the game is tied after regulation, there will be a three round shootout. If still tied after three rounds, each team will go an additional round until we have a winner. Players can only shoot once, a player cannot shoot a second time until all shooters on his/her team have taken an attempt.

3. Wins are worth 2 points. Losses are worth 0 points. Shootout wins are worth 2 points. Shootout losses are worth 1 point.

4. Each team receives 1 timeout per game.

5. We will play with icing and offsides – goalies are not required to wear skates

 

 

Inline Puck Basic Rules

 

1. There will be three, 15 minute, running clock periods.

 

2. If the game is tied after regulation, there will be a three round shootout. If still tied after three rounds, each team will go an additional round until we have a winner. Players can only shoot once, a player cannot shoot a second time until all shooters on his/her team have taken an attempt.

 

3. Wins are worth 2 points. Losses are worth 0 points. Shootout wins are worth 2 points. Shootout losses are worth 1 point.

 

4. Each team receives 1 timeout per game.

 

5. We will NOT play with icing and offsides – goalies are required to wear skates

Equipment Requirements

1. All players under the age of 18, are required to wear the following Shin Guards, Helmet with shield or cage + mouthguard, Gloves, Elbow pads(recommended)

2. All players 18 and over are required to wear the following Helmet, Shin Guards, Gloves

 

Penalties

1. Minor penalties are 1 minute long, 1.5 for puck.

2. Major Penalties are 2.5 minutes long. All major penalties are subject to a review and a possible suspension. All major penalties also result in a game misconduct. The player must leave the dek immediately.

3. Any player receiving their 3rd minor penalty of the game will also be given a game misconduct. Getting 2 game misconducts in a season will result in a suspension.

4. Any intent to injure another player, whether the player gets injured or not, will be subject to a review and a possible suspension.

5. Any player who leaves the bench during an altercation will be subject to a review and a possible suspension.

6. Any player who fights with another person will be immediately ejected and will be subject to a review and lengthy suspension.

7. Players are allowed to close their hand on the ball, but can’t take a step with it.

8. Offsides will be called, the center ice line is considered the offsides line. Touchup offsides is allowed. (BALL ONLY)

9. Icing will be called, once the ball passes the goal line, the whistle will blow. (BALL ONLY)

10. Suspensions. The length of a suspension can be anywhere from 1 game to a lifetime suspension.

11. Any player who is suspended may appeal his/her suspension within 7 days by contacting Steve at North Park Inline.

12. Physical or verbal abuse of an official will result in a review/suspension

13. If a team does not show up for a game and doesn’t notify in advance, the team may be removed from the league and no league fees will be returned. $50 forfeit fee will be assessed.

14. Any team or player that drops out of a league will not be refunded.

 

Playoffs

1. Playoff seeding is determined by total team points.

2. If 2 teams have the same amount of points, the tiebreaker will be head to head points

3. The 2nd tiebreaker is total goals scored in the head to head matchups

4. The 3rd tiebreaker is total regulation wins

5. The 4th tiebreaker is total goals scored in the season

6. The 5th tiebreaker is a coin toss

7. If 3 or more teams have the same amount of points, the tiebreaker goes straight to total regulation wins

8. The 2nd tiebreaker is total goals scored in the season

9. The 3rd tiebreaker is a coin toss

10. All playoff series are one game elimination, adult finals are now a best of three series, youth are best of 1.

11. Playoff brackets will be determined by the number of teams in each league. In some instances, the #1 and/or #2 seeds will receive a first round bye. In a 9, 10, 11 team league, the last place teams will miss the playoffs, the top 8 will advance.

12. Only roster players who have participated in at least 3 regular season games are eligible to play in the playoffs. Exceptions may be made for goaltenders and injured players, but must be approved first by the GM.

13. There are no shootouts in the playoffs. All ties will be decided in sudden death 10 minute periods.

 

Statistics

1. Player statistics will be calculated after each game and posted on the North Park Inline Hockey website.

2. Goals, assists, points, and GWG will be calculated. Career stats may be kept for players as well.

3. Goaltending statistics will be GAA, Wins, and shutouts.

Career stats may be kept for players as well.

 

Awards

6 individual awards will be given each season for each league.

1. Top Scorer. This is the player with the highest amount of goals and assists.

2. Top Defenseman. This is the best defensive player voted by the staff at North Park Inline Hockey. Total points and overall play will be taken into consideration.

3. Top Goaltender. This is the best goalie voted by the staff at North Park Inline Hockey. Total wins, GAA, and Shutouts will be taken into consideration.

4. Hero Award. Player with the most GWG (must be at least 3)

5. Sniper Award. Player with the most Goals

6. Playmaker Award. Player with the most Assists

 

All-Star Game and Skills Competition

1. At the end of each season, an All Star Game will be held.

2. Each team will be in charge of selecting one or more players to participate in the All Star festivities. The total number of players for each individual team will be determined by total teams in the league and final standings during the regular season.

3. Skills competition events are Hardest Shot, Breakaway Competition, Shot Accuracy, Fastest Player.

Rink Safety Rules

1. All players play at their own risk. Players are responsible for their own actions on the rink and on the rink premises.

2. Referees are protected by federal law.  We do not tolerate referee abuse