Good evening JAHA players!
The bright spot of every Juneau November has arrived – yes, the Fall season adult recreational hockey playoffs and championships have arrived.
The rankings are set and the first games have been scheduled. It’s on.
As always, there is business to tend to:
- PLAYOFF RULES: Because we can’t have ties in playoffs, playoff games that don’t have a winner at the end of regulation enter into a 5-minute run time sudden death overtime period. The first team that scores during this period is the winner. If there is still no winner after this period, a best-of-3 shootout takes place. If there is still no winner, the shootout continues until all players on a team have taken a shot. At this point – and this is new, so pay attention! – if the game is still tied, once a team has gone through all of its shooters, any rostered skater on the team may attempt shots without restriction, e.g. the same player may make consecutive shot attempts, until a winner is decided. The game can’t end until the teams have attempted the same number of shots. All tournament rules can be found in Section E of the JAHA Rules.
- JAHA JERSEYS: As teams are eliminated, the team and tier rep will help to make sure that JAHA-owned jerseys are collected. Sponsored jerseys are the responsibility of the respective sponsor. Please make every effort to get your JAHA jerseys turned in if you know you won’t be around for your team’s final game!
- SCHEDULE: We’ll make every effort to schedule the next round of games on the website as results are known, but always check the playoff schedule to make sure you don’t miss a game!
- HOLIDAY AND WINTER REGISTRATION: Thinking about the future? Holiday Jamboree will run 12/3 – 12/16 this year and is a mixed-skill, fun-first way to burn off those holiday calories. The Winter Season starts on 1/7/2018 and runs through 4/8/2018. Registration for Holiday Jamboree ends on 11/30/2017 and registration for Winter Season ends on 12/17/2017, so go sign up NOW!
That’s it! Go watch “Miracle” and some YouTube highlights of your favorite team and get into playoff mode.
Good luck and see you on the ice!
— Commissioner Soza