We are a Niagara based adult beginner hockey league. GHL Niagara. We are the original and best co-ed beginner hockey league. We have beginner players from all over the Niagara region, inscluding: St. Catharines, NOTL, Thorold, Virgil, Welland and Pelham.

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Friday Mixed Playoffs…..

The 8 teams will be broken up into 2 brackets based on regular season standings.

3-Week Round Robin Tournament leading to a championship game. 

Each team will have 1-30 second time out. 

Bracket A – 1, 4, 5, 8

Bracket B – 2, 3, 6, 7



Championship Game:

In the event of a tie, a five minute sudden death overtime period will be played.

- Each team will have 1 – 30 second time out. The clock will be stopped during this time.

- If still tied after 3 periods, and overtime, the game will go to a shootout. Each team will take 3 shots. If the game is still tied after 3 shots, the game will go to a sudden death shootout. Each team will take 1 shot until one team scores and the other does not. 

- Every player must shoot before someone can shoot for a second time. 


Tie Breaks 

- If two or more teams are tied, the GHL will use the following procedure to determine the final rankings.

                    1) Overall wins (wins x 2 points)

                    2) Head to Head wins (Tied Team A beat tied Team B before)

                    3Most Goals For

                    4) Least Goals Against

                    5) If still tied, Coin Flip