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All-Club Meeting June 13

Our annual all-club meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00pm. Club reps have been sent the meeting details.

Period and Penalty Lengths

Level Period Penalty
D1 A, B 12 minutes 1:30 minor / 4:00 major / 8:00 misconduct
D2 A, B, C 12 minutes 1:30 minor / 4:00 major / 8:00 misconduct
D3 A, B, C, D 11 minutes 1:30 minor / 4:00 major / 8:00 misconduct
House A, B 11 minutes 1:30 minor / 4:00 major / 8:00 misconduct

Overtime Format

Seeding Round and Regular Season: If a game is tied after regulation, a 3 round shootout shall take place. No player may shoot more than once in the shootout. If there is no winner after 3 rounds, the game ends in a tie.

Playoffs (Play-In, Round Robin, Consolation): If a game is tied after regulation, a 3 round shootout shall take place. If there is no winner decided, the shootout will continue round-by-round until one team scores and the other does not. Playoff games cannot end in a tie. No shooter may shoot twice in the shootout until all skaters have shot once.

Championship Games: If a game is tied after regulation, a 10 minute sudden-death overtime period will be played. If the game is still tied after overtime, then the playoff shootout rule will be followed.

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Note Regarding "Double Rostered" Players


We are aware that there may be some CUHL players double rostered on AAU "Tournament Teams".  As per the CUHL bylaws, this is not allowed.


If a player is found to be on two AAU rosters during the CUHL Regular Season, the offending club shall forfeit all games that the player played in, the club shall be ineligible for playoffs, and the offending player/club shall have to go before the CUHL R&E Committee. The player will be suspended from all CUHL games pending the ruling of the CUHL R&E Committee.


Clubs, it is in your best interest to do some investigation of your membership BEFORE regular season games begin. We only want to ensure that all clubs are in compliance with the CUHL rules. We appreciate your cooperation.

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Prospective Member Clubs

Please send your request for a club application to President Jordan Mann.

In order to be considered for league membership in the following season, clubs must apply before May 15 of the spring prior to desired admission.

The 2023-2024 application window has closed. Please submit by May 15 of 2024 for consideration for the 2024-2025 season.

Jordan Mann


Our Mission

Our Mission is to create an atmosphere in which players support and respect one another while never compromising the rules of the game. To encourage and expect our players and parents to respect their opponent, coaches, managers, Board members, and officials. To exhibit good sportsmanship, discipline, teamwork and fair play.


Our league is dependent upon the commitment and dedication of our many volunteers, which are expected to deal with one another with courtesy and mutual respect and make the game of hockey fun for all participants. To ensure that our players not only learn hockey skills but life skills that will help them be model citizens within our communities.



To file a Game Incident Report, please send the appropriate write-up to:

Bob MacPherson

Officials Liaison