Rosters and Transactions Rosters will be created via a draft which will happen the week before the event begins. Draft will be the Friday night of the week before the preliminaries at 6:00 PM EST. There will be 10 teams in all, playing in the tournament. Teams will be selected the Sunday before the draft and will use the club system and the API system for games with OCR as the backup. Main rosters can have up to 9 Forwards, 6 Defense and 2 Goalies. Position lock will be as followed: Forwards can play any forward position, defense can play either defense position and goalie can play STRICTLY goalie. ECUs have no position lock but are only permitted to play 2 games a week. There are no waivers, trades, buy outs, etc. No salary cap, and contracts. Management is the following: 1 Owner and 1 Team Captain(GM) Scheduling Restrictions and Process for prelims. Game times will be 7:00 PM EST & 8:00 PM EST, playoffs will be different. We will run the NHL’s week system as to give each of the 4 days 2 games each (Sunday-Wednesday). Skaters can only play a MAXIMUM of three games weekly( 6f and 4d skaters will get 3 games the other 3 f and 2 d will only have 2 games); one line will only play two games during the week. There are no minimum games required. Goalies can only play a MAXIMUM of six games weekly. Goalies must play a minimum of 2 games out of the week. IF a player misses their scheduled game they are to be given a strike. Once a player receives 2 strikes they are ineligible to play the remainder of the tourney. Managers have a MAXIMUM of 24 hours to enter stats. If they do not comply and another team files a complaint, the winning team will receive a loss, unless there are extenuating circumstances. Rules and process for Tournament Each team will field 1 line per the 3 games of the first and second rounds of the tournament. Each goalie must play 1 game during the round. EX: Game 1 has players A, B, C for forwards they are not eligible to play in either of the next two games as those games belong to players D, E, F and G, H, I. If a player misses a game they are scheduled for they forfeit their chance to play in the next round if their team advances.