Pursuant to the new League structure, the League Board will look to the Hockey Operations Board, from time to time, for feedback and recommendations. Therefore, based upon recent discussions by the Hockey Operations Board, the League has adopted the following:
The current DSTHL Game Rules, Policies, and Procedures document can be accessed by clicking on the link below:
The League has implemented the following Scholarship Policy for the 2015-16 season:
See the TEAM REGISTRATION tab for pre-game roster verification procedures (providing game rosters to scorekeepers) as well as rules and guidelines concerning roster changes, etc.
The DSTHL patches for player jerseys have now been distributed to all Member Associations. DSTHL patches may be sewn on the right upper chest area, right shoulder, or right sleeve of both the home and away jersey.
Between periods the rest time will be one (1) minute. Immediately after the first and second periods, the timekeeper will begin the one-minute countdown on the game clock. The next period shall begin immediately after the break.
Minimum rest period between games (end of first to start of second) shall be as follows:
Squirt – 2 hours
Peewee – 2.5 hours
Bantam – 3 hours
Midget - 3 Hours
There shall be a minimum rest time of 9 hours (1hr travel, 8hrs sleep) between games at night and the following morning.