P.O. Box 61400, Raleigh, NC 27661


Game Format and Tournament Rules:

  • 5-game guarantee against other NHL-sponsored youth hockey clubs
    • Two games Saturday, Two games Sunday, and One game Monday
      • Allows for travel in on Friday night, and travel out at a reasonable time on Monday (games will end no later than 3:15 p.m. Monday)
    • Total number of teams entered will determine final schedule of games
    • All games will be three 15-minute periods in length, with 5-minute OT and Shootout if necessary
      • 3 points for a Regulation Win, 2 points for an OT/SO Win, 1 point for an OT/SO Loss, 0 points for a Regulation Loss
  • Set cost of $1,800 per team to participate in one weekend showcase
    • Includes ice time, referees and scorekeeper
    • No Admission Fee charged to spectators
    • Awards for “Cup” Champions
    • Goody Bag for all participants
  • Winners will receive a “NHL Youth Cup Champion” Banner
  • NHL Youth Cup website will be utilized to report individual game results, statistics and standings
  • USA Hockey rules will apply, and all participating teams must be USA Hockey members