Cenior Rhino Winter League Info

The Mission for Cenior Rhino Adult Hockey league, is to provide an opportunity for all skill levels for men and women in the Sioux Empire area a place to have fun and get a great work out and play the game of hockey they love.

CENIOR RHINO

ADULT HOCKEY WINTER LEAGUE

  • CENIOR RHINO ADULT HOCKEY LEAGUE IS FOR BOTH MEN & WOMEN AGES FROM 18 ON UP. OPEN TO THE FIRST 52 SKATERS AND 4 GOALIES

  • CENIOR RHINO ADULT HOCKEY LEAGUE IS FOR THE BEGINNER HOCKEY PLAYER AND FOR THOSE PLAYERS THAT HAVE NOT PLAYED FOR AWHILE AND WOULD LIKE TO GET BACK INTO THE GAME.

  • THIS LEAGUE IS A USA HOCKEY SANCTION LEAGUE. USING USA HOCKEY LEAGUE RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR THE PLAYERS OFFICIALS AND CAPTAINS.

  • ALL THE PLAYERS WILL BE PUT INTO A LOTTERY DRAFT FORMAT. EACH TEAM CAPTAIN WILL SELECT PLAYERS WITH THE HIGHEST PLAYER SCORE FIRST THEN TO THE LOWEST PLAYER SCORE LAST UNTIL ALL THE PLAYERS ARE SELECTED. THIS WILL BE HELD AT TBD.

  • WEEK 1 WILL BE A PLAYER EVALUATION GAME oCT. 3RD & 4TH

  • WEEK 1 TEAM DRAFT OCT. 7TH AT WILLIES AT 1:00PM BY THE ICEPLEX

  • WEEK 2 – LEAGUE WILL START OCT. 10TH & 11TH 9:30PM

  • THIS IS A NO CHECK LEAGUE

  • NO FIGHTING LEAGUE (ONE FIGHT BOTH PLAYERS ARE DONE FOR THE SEASON NO REFUNDS)

  • CENIOR RHINO LEAGUE WINTER SESSION GAMES WILL BE TUESDAYS 9:30PM & WEDNESDAYS 9:30PM AT THE SCHEELS ICEPLEX

  • THE WINTER LEAGUE WILL PLAY A 17 WEEK SCHEDULE WITH PLAYOFFS

  • JERSEYS & SOCK’S WILL BE PROVIDED BY CENIOR RHINO LEAGUE

  • THE LEAGUE HAS A RINGER RULE NO PLAYER WILL BE ABLE TO SCORE MORE THEN 3 GOALS A GAME.

  • GAME TIMES WILL BE (3) 15 MIN RUN PERIODS, (3) PERIOD 3 GOAL DIFFERENCE WILL BE STOP TIME.

  • REGULAR SEASON GAMES END IN A TIE: THERE WILL BE A ONE MINUTE REST BETWEEN TIE GAME THEN A 3 PLAYER SHOOT OUT STARTING WITH THE HIGHEST SKILLED OR RANKED NUMBER FOR PLAYER ORDER TO SHOOT. HOWEVER THE CAPTAIN CAN PLACE THE ORDER OF THE THREE SHOOTERS AS HE/SHE WANTS. (MEANING IF EACH SET OF 3 PLAYERS HAVE A SCORE AS FOLLOWS: 1-SHOOTER:21 / 2ND SHOOTER 19/  3RD SHOOTER 22ND THE CAPTAINS CAN HAVE THE SHOOTERS SHOOT IN ANY ORDER GOING DOWN THE ROSTER)

  • PLAYOFF GAMES END IN A TIE. THERE WILL BE A 5 MINUTE RUN TIME OVERTIME PERIOD. STILL A TIE SCORE. THEN WE WILL DO A ROSTER RANKING SUDDEN DEATH SHOOT-OUT FOR THE WINNER

  • 3 MIN WARM-UP BEFORE EACH GAME THE CLOCK WILL BE SET FOR 16:00 MINUTES BEFORE EACH GAME WHEN THE 16:00 MINUTES ARE UP PLAY WILL BEGIN FOR THE NEXT GAME

  • ALL GAMES WILL BE 2 OFFICIAL SYSTEM  & A SCORE KEEPER/TIME KEEPER FOR EACH GAME.

  • ALL LEAGUE STATS AND GAME TIMES WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEB SITE  www.rhinohockeysiouxfalls.com

  • CENIOR RHINO WINTER LEAGUE GAMES STARTS IN OCTOBER AND WILL RUN FOR 17 WEEKS.

  • NO BUDDY SYSTEM. ALL PLAYERS WILL BE IN THE DRAFT.

  • WE HAVE A ROOKIE RULE: WHICH MEANS IF YOU ARE EXSITING PLAYER IN THE LEAGUE AND HAVE A FRIEND THAT WOULD LIKE TO PLAY AND NEW TO THE LEAGUE. BOTH PLAYERS CAN REQUEST TO PLAY TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST YEAR

  • ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER WITH USA HOCKEY GO TO www.usahockey.com 

  • ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE PLAYER REGISTRATION FILLED OUT AND USA HOCKEY # AND PAID TO PLAY.

For additional info, please contact

Roger Kasa @ 605-988-4661

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