Minnesota Hockey District 16 does not have an equal play policy for peewees, bantams, 12U or 125U.
We encourage all teams to play as equal as possible all their players with the exception of play-offs when at times a shorten bench may be necessary.
For squirts and mites we request equal playing time for all at all times.
Scores for district games will come from GameSheets. Teams will not have to submit scores. If you feel that there is a scoring error, please contact your association before contacting the district. They will verify if there is any changes to be made and will contact the district to make changes if needed.
Standing will be updated on Mondays before 10 pm.
Each team will earn it's Fair Play point if none of the following occurs:
Total Fair Play equivalent PIM exceed the threshold established for the level of play, a coach is assessed a Game Misconduct or Match Penalty, or per Minnesota Hockey Conduct Rule XIV.C.2 a spectator is requested to leave the arena by an official.
Penalty Minute Threshold
Note, any team over these penalty minutes DOES NOT earn a FPP.
Girls 12U - 10 min Peewee/15U - 12 min BANTAM - 14 min
FPP ARE TRACKED AND RECORDED THROUGH GAMESHEETS
Period Time and Overtime for each level.
Bantams and Pee Wee's :
Periods should be 17 minutes with 2 minute minor penalties.
Periods should be 15 minutes with 2 minute minor penalties.
Periods should be 15 minutes with 2 minute minor penalties unless coaches agree prior to the game and advise officials and time keepers that the game will be 17 minutes.
Majors or misconduct penalties are not influenced by period lengths. Remains the same across all age groups.
Sudden death overtime period in regular season is one 8 minute period. If no change in score, game ends as tie.