The rules of the game are patterned very closely after a typical minor hockey game but it should be noted that this is not a Hockey Canada sanctioned game so there are a few exceptions. Except for these exceptions, all the rules, and infractions, for a Hockey Canada sanctioned game will be enforced by the referees.
1. Period Length: Each game will consist of two 20 minute stopped time periods with a flood before the games and in between periods. Teams will not switch ends between periods. The goaltender will play in the net closest to the team's bench.
2. Overtime: If a game is tied at the end of regulation time, the game will head into a sudden victory 10 minute overtime period. There will not be a flood before an overtime period.
3. Shootout: If a game is tied at the end of the overtime period, the game will head into a shootout with the respective goalies using the same nets which they had occupied. The shootout consists of 5 shooters for each team. If the game is still tied after the 5 shots per team, it will continue in a 'one on one' shootout until a winner is decided. It is important to note that the same 5 shooters must be used in the same order for these extra shots.
4. Mouthguards: Since this game is not a Hockey Canada sanctioned event, mouthguards do not need to be worn by players. Schools may insist that their team's players wear mouthguards but it should not be punished by a referee as a penalty.