The PREDsident Day Classic will be played as a 4 Game guaranteed Divisional tournament. All games will be officiated by certified USA Hockey officials and games will follow USA hockey rules. Teams will be seeded after there first 3 regulation games and will play a championship and consolation game pending the results.
If a goal differential reaches 5 goals in the 3rd period, the scorekeeper will run the clock for the remainder of the game. The game must then come to a 2 goal differential before stop-time is reinstated.
Tie breakers: Tie breakers will come into effect in the event there is a tie in points between 2 teams. These will be the following tiebreakers:
Game Misconduct Penalties, Fighting, & Match Penalties:
If any player or coach is to receive a penalty for fighting, abuse of official, or any other infraction resulting in a game misconduct or match penalty, that player or coach will be removed from that game and WILL NOT be allowed to participate in the remainder of the tournament. The remaining games can be counted towards any amount of games that are handed down from USA Hockey. However, regardless of the amount of the suspension for the penalty, no player will be allowed to play after the infraction in question occurred during the PREDSidents Day Classic.