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atomctourney2018

November 9-12, 2018

Playoff Schedule

DateGameHomeScoreScoreVisitorStartArena
Sun, Nov 1125: AT8050TBirds Atom C65 (Penalty Shot win)4Langley Atom C72:00 PKitsilano
Sun, Nov 1126: AT8051Semiahmoo Atom C867 (OT win)Burnaby Atom C62:30 PUBC Thunderbird (changed from Protrans)
Sun, Nov 1127: AT8052Whistler Atom C132South Delta Atom C42:45 PUBC Father Bauer
Sun, Nov 1128: AT8053North Delta Atom C131TBirds Atom C53:30 PKitsilano
Sun, Nov 1129: AT8054TBirds Atom C252TBirds Atom C45:00 PKitsilano
Sun, Nov 1130: AT8055TBirds Atom C175TBirds Atom C35:30 PUBC Thunderbird (changed from Protrans)
Mon, Nov 1231: AT8056Ridge Meadows Atom C53 (Penalty Shot win)2TBirds Atom C79:00 AUBC Protrans
Mon, Nov 1232: AT8057Richmond Atom C534 (Penalty Shot win)Langley Atom C99:15 AUBC Father Bauer
Mon, Nov 1233: AT8058TBirds Atom C516Langley Atom C710:30 AUBC Protrans
Mon, Nov 1234: AT8059North Delta Atom C141TBirds Atom C610:45 AUBC Father Bauer
Mon, Nov 1235: AT8060TBirds Atom C148TBirds Atom C211:45 AUBC Thunderbird
Mon, Nov 1236: AT8061South Delta Atom C445 (Penalty Shot win)Semiahmoo Atom C812:00 PUBC Protrans
Mon, Nov 1237: AT8062TBirds Atom C334TBirds Atom C412:15 PUBC Father Bauer
Mon, Nov 1238: AT8063 Bronze Medal GameRichmond Atom C525TBirds Atom C71:15 PUBC Thunderbird
Mon, Nov 1239: AT8064 Whistler Atom C13 (Penalty Shot win)2Burnaby Atom C61:30 PUBC Protrans
Mon, Nov 1240: AT8065 Gold Medal GameLangley Atom C905Ridge Meadows Atom C53:00 PUBC Thunderbird

Round Robin Pools and Schedule

Pool A W L T Pts GF GA PIM
TBirds C7210413152
TBirds C421041052
Burnaby C612024104
Langley C712021292

Pool A has completed round robin play. The above is the final ranking for this pool with all places being determined by tiebreakers:

Tiebreaker for 1st/2nd place:
1) Head to Head record (of teams tied): TBirds C7 defeated TBirds C4 in round robin play. TBirds C7 wins tiebreaker and is awarded 1st place in Pool A.

 

Tiebreaker for 3rd/4th place:
1) Head to Head record (of teams tied): Burnaby C6 defeated Langely C7 in round robin play. Burnaby C6 is awarded 3rd place in Pool A.

All teams have been placed into the first round of Playoff games in the schedule below.

Pool C W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Langley C9300616138
TBirds C3210414114
South Delta C4120214134
TBirds C5030014210

Pool C has completed round robin play. The above is the final ranking for this pool with no tiebreakers being required to determine final placements.

All teams have been placed into the first round of Playoff games in the schedule below

Pool B W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Ridge Meadows C530061268
TBirds C221041880
Semiahmoo C812029174
TBirds C603009178

Pool B has completed round robin play. The above is the final ranking for this pool with no tiebreakers being required to determine final placements.

All teams have been placed into the first round of Playoff games in the schedule below.

 

 

 

 

 

Pool D W L T Pts GF GA PIM
Richmond C5201520136
TBirds C1111316142
Whistler C1111315176
North Delta C10211111814

Pool D has completed round robin play. The above is the final ranking for this pool with the following tiebreaker in effect to determine 2nd/3rd place between TBirds C1 and Whistler:

  1. Head to Head record (of teams tied): Teams tied game in round robin. No tiebreaker.
  2. Team with the greatest number of wins: Both teams have one win. No tiebreaker.
  3. Team with fewest penalty minutes: TBirds C1 wins tiebreaker. 

All teams have been placed into the first round of Playoff games in the schedule below.

DateGameHomeScoreScoreVisitorStartArena
Fri, Nov 91: AT8026TBirds Atom C435TBirds Atom C75:00 PKitsilano
Fri, Nov 92: AT8027Burnaby Atom C631Langley Atom C76:30 PAgrodome
Sat, Nov 103: AT8028TBirds Atom C262TBirds Atom C67:15 AUBC Protrans
Sat, Nov 104: AT8029Semiahmoo Atom C813Ridge Meadows Atom C58:00 AUBC Father Bauer
Sat, Nov 105: AT8030TBirds Atom C168Richmond Atom C58:15 AUBC Thunderbird
Sat, Nov 106: AT8031Langley Atom C943TBirds Atom C38:45 AUBC Protrans
Sat, Nov 107: AT8032TBirds Atom C547South Delta Atom C49:30 AUBC Father Bauer
Sat, Nov 108: AT8033Whistler Atom C185North Delta Atom C19:45 AUBC Thunderbird
Sat, Nov 109: AT8034TBirds Atom C440Burnaby Atom C610:15 AUBC Protrans
Sat, Nov 1010: AT8035TBirds Atom C7311Langley Atom C711:00 AUBC Father Bauer
Sat, Nov 1011: AT8036TBirds Atom C2102Semiahmoo Atom C812:30 PUBC Father Bauer
Sat, Nov 1012: AT8037TBirds Atom C635Ridge Meadows Atom C51:15 PUBC Protrans
Sat, Nov 1013: AT8038TBirds Atom C354South Delta Atom C42:00 PUBC Father Bauer
Sat, Nov 1014: AT8039TBirds Atom C578Langley Atom C92:45 PUBC Protrans
Sat, Nov 1015: AT8040North Delta Atom C115TBirds Atom C15:00 PHillcrest
Sat, Nov 1016: AT8041Richmond Atom C572Whistler Atom C16:30 PHillcrest
Sun, Nov 1117: AT8042TBirds Atom C363TBirds Atom C57:00 AUBC Thunderbird (changed from Protrans)
Sun, Nov 1118: AT8043Langley Atom C703TBirds Atom C48:00 AKitsilano
Sun, Nov 1119: AT8044TBirds Atom C751Burnaby Atom C68:15 AKerrisdale
Sun, Nov 1120: AT8045Ridge Meadows Atom C542TBirds Atom C28:15 AHillcrest
Sun, Nov 1121: AT8046Richmond Atom C555North Delta Atom C19:30 AKitsilano
Sun, Nov 1122: AT8047TBirds Atom C646Semiahmoo Atom C810:00 AUBC Thunderbird (changed from Protrans)
Sun, Nov 1123: AT8048South Delta Atom C434Langley Atom C910:15 AUBC Father Bauer
Sun, Nov 1124: AT8049TBirds Atom C155Whistler Atom C110:15 AUBC Protrans (changed from Thunderbird)

Arena Addresses

UBC Thunderbird Arena
(includes Father Bauer and Protrans)
6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver

Hillcrest Arena
4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver

 

Agrodome
2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC

Kitsilano Rink
2690 Larch Street, Vancouver

Tournament Rules

GENERAL

All games will be conducted in accordance with Hockey Canada, BC Hockey, and PCAHA rules and regulations except as modified below.

ZERO TOLERANCE

There will be no tolerance of referee ABUSE and offenders will be ejected from the game. Referees will be instructed to give a single warning before ejecting any coach or player from the game. Any unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated. Abusive spectators will be required to leave the premises. We therefore ask that all managers and coaches instruct parents and players to understand and promote the "Spirit of Minor Hockey".

GAME DURATION

Each game will consist of the following game periods:

Warm Up First Second Third Total Clock
Novice

5

10 15 15

60

Running
Atom

5

10 15 15

60

Stop
Peewee C

5

10 15 15

60

Stop
Peewee A

5

15 15 15

75

Stop

with 2 minute breaks between periods, with the following adjustments, if necessary:

  1. In Elimination Rounds only, games tied at the end of regulation time will proceed to a shootout round.
  2. If required, the third period may be adjusted to half the remaining ice time, LESS two minutes. This determination can only be made by an on ice or tournament official.
  3. Mercy Rule: Running time will be in effect should there be a five goal or more spread in the 3rd period only. If the goal spread drops back to 4, stop time will commence again.
  4. Timeouts: There will be one 60 second timeout allotted to each team per game.
  5. The tournament reserves the right to make adjustments in order to accommodate for delays in schedules.

Please note: All teams are to be prepared to begin their games 15 minutes prior to start time. Any team who is not prepared to begin the game at the appropriate time will be required to serve a 2 minute minor penalty at the start of the game. In addition the clock will start at the appropriate scheduled time.

POINT FORMAT

Points for the tournament will be awarded on the following basis:

  • 2 points for a regulation win
  • 1 point for a regulation tie
  • 0 points for a regulation loss

STANDINGS and TIE BREAKERS

The following order of tiebreakers will determine the standings in the event of a tie in points:

  1. Head to head record (of teams tied)
  2. Team with the greatest number of wins
  3. Team with fewest penalty minutes
  4. Basic goal differential GF - GA (maximum of 5 per game)
  5. Total goal differential GF - GA/GF (maximum of 5 per game)
  6. Total Goals for
  7. Total Goals against
  8. Toss of a coin

FIVE PUCK SHOOTOUT

  1. There will be a five puck shootout at the end of every round-robin The winning team will receive a gift from tournament organizers.
  2. For elimination games that are tied at the end of regulation time, the game will be decided by a 3 player versus 3 player SHOOTOUT conducted in PENALTY SHOT format. After 3 shooters, the shootout will move to sudden death with each team getting one chance at a time. A player may repeat only when all the other players on his/her team has had the opportunity to shoot. The first shooter will be determined by a coin toss called by the home team. The winner of the coin toss will select whether they shoot first or second.

COLOURS

The home team is required to wear light coloured/white and the visiting team is required to wear dark colours. Should a team only have one jersey colour, they are responsible to request the other team to switch, with sufficient time.

PENALTIES

Any player who incurs any combination of 4 penalties or 8 minutes or more in a single game will be immediately ejected from the game. Further, a match, gross, or fighting penalty will result in the player or coach being ejected from the tournament.  Game misconducts will count as a 10 minute penalty.

ADDITIONAL RULES & NOTES

At the end of the game the teams will have the customary handshake and then line up on the blue lines for game MVP presentation. Coaches are asked to choose the player on the opposing team most deserving of the award.

Tournament Organizers reserve the right to make minor adjustments to schedule and rules up until the start of the tournament.

APPEALS

Any team wishing to appeal any decision will be required to make it in writing within one hour from the time of the decision to be appealed and sent to tournaments@vancouvertbirds.ca. The Tournament Director or Designate will then make a ruling on the appeal. All rulings made by the Tournament Director or Designate will be final.