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Welcome to VHL5!

League Format: Draft League from ROM of updated players for current NHL season. VHL5 is using rosters from the beginning of the 2017-18 season. Rosters accurate as of Nov. 1st, 2017.

Player Draft: We will have a non-snaking 12-Round player draft. 

Trading: 5 Trades allowed for each GM.

 

22 game regular season with 1 conference of 12 teams (2x vs. Every Opponent)

*Weight bug fixed (smoz ROM) - just like old Blitz league

*Hot/Cold accurate in edit lines (all categories hot or cold - smoz ROM fix)

*Y-goalie access

 

GAME RULES!

5 minute periods, no line changes, penalties on/offside off. Penalties will be 1 minute, except injuries, which will still be 2 minute penalties.

5 minute OT. Playoffs are 99-min OT.

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VHL 5 - Important Dates

Draft Start Date: Thursday, Nov. 9th (Flatcrusher can make his pick anytime after midnight)

This will be a fast-paced draft and you should leave a list with someone if you'll be away for an extended period, and don't want your players auto-picked. Goal is to finish in one week, or two-rounds each day. Be prepared to check in from time to time and make your picks.

We will have a 12-Round player draft. 

Trade Deadline: Sunday, November 19th at 11:59pm Eastern Time

League Start Date: ~Friday, November 24th (will depends more on the great and fantastic Chaos' availability)

League Regular Season End Date (Target): TBA (4 week regular season)

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PLAYOFFS

Full playoffs (7-game series) - 8 teams qualify

Top 8 teams make playoffs

Tiebreaker's are:

*Wins

*Most Games Played

*Head-to-Head vs. Tied Opponent(s)

*Goals Differential

*Goals For Overall

*Goals Allowed Overall

*Goals Scored in Games vs. Tied Opponent(s)

Note: If three or more teams are tied for one spot, we use winning % in common games between all tied opponents as the tie-breaker in lieu of H2H.

 

First Round: (Win % determines seed after qualification (re: DNP's, etc.) will be played immediately after the regular season. If not played within 3 days, teams will be replaced.

#1 vs. #8

#2 vs. #7

#3 vs. #6

#4 vs. #5

Second Round: We will re-seed for each round.

#1 vs. lowest seed left, etc.

Highest Seed gets Home Ice in Finals.

Regular Season DNP's will work like classic (2 point deduction for each DNP). This will heavily affect your playoff standing.

****You must play >80% of your games to qualify for playoffs****

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Let me know if you have any questions.

-Skip

 

Note:

VHL1 used rosters from beginning of 2015-16 season. 

VHL2 used rosters from trade deadline March 2016.

VHL3 used rosters from beginning of 2016-17 season.

VHL4 used rosters from trade deadline March 2017.

VHL5 used rosters from beginning of 2017-18 season.

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Everyone in VHL 2 should check this out ^ Season will be 2 conferences and 50 games total. Good luck!

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Hey guys, welcome to VHL3!

League Format: Draft League from ROM of updated players for current NHL season. VHL1 used rosters from the beginning of 2015-16 season, VHL2 used the trade deadline from March 2016

VHL3 is using the current working rosters for the 2016-17 season. Some rookies from the draft are included in the draft pool.

38 game regular season with 2 conferences of 7 teams each (4x vs. Conference Opponents, 2x vs. non-Conf.)

12-round player draft (6 fwds, 4 dmen, 2 goalies) randomized order, NO snake draft (prev. 2 drafts were snake, this is not)

Trading: Allowing 4 Trades and 2 Free Agent pickups for a total of 6 moves per GM, in draft & pre-season only.

*Weight bug fixed (smoz ROM) - just like old Blitz league

*Hot/Cold accurate in edit lines (all categories hot or cold - smoz ROM fix)

*Y-goalie access

5 minute periods, no line changes, penalties on/offside off.

5 minute OT. *VHL1 was 10-min OT, but that was boring and every OT was settled well before 10 mins. Playoffs are 99-min OT.

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PLAYOFFS

Full playoffs (7-game series) - 8 teams qualify

Top 4 teams in each conference make playoffs

Tiebreaker's are:

*Wins

*Most Games Played

*Head-to-Head vs. Tied Opponent(s)

*Conference Record (Same Conf/Division record next only 3 or more div)

*Goals Differential

*Goals For Overall

*Goals Allowed Overall

*Goals Scored in Games vs. Tied Opponent(s)

Note: If three or more teams are tied for one spot, we use winning % in common games between all tied opponents as the tie-breaker in lieu of H2H.

 

First Round in Each Conference: (Win % determines seed after qualification (re: DNP's, etc.)

#1 vs. #4

#2 vs. #3

 

Best Record gets Home Ice in Finals. Tie-breakers are same as above.

Regular Season DNP's will work like classic (2 point deduction for each DNP). This will heavily affect your playoff standing.

****You must play >75% of your games to qualify for playoffs****

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VHL 3

Draft Start Date: Soft: Wednesday, August 18th (Flatcrusher can make pick #1 on Wednesday, and we will get as far as we can on Thursday and Friday afternoon.)

Hard: Friday at 8pm, Saturday and Sunday all day!

 

Trade Deadline: TBA

League Start Date: TBA

League Regular Season End Date (Target): TBA (5 or 6 week regular season)

 

Let me know if you have any questions.

 

-Skip

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Hey guys, welcome to VHL4!

League Format: Hybrid Team + Player Draft League from ROM of updated players for current NHL season. VHL4 is using rosters from the trade deadline from March 2017.

Team Draft: Each player chooses a full team from the 2016-17 ROM. DRAFT GUIDE IS ATTACHED AT BOTTOM OF THIS POST!!!

Player Draft: After every team is chosen by our 12 GM's, we will have a snaking 2-Round player draft. In Round 1, teams can select any player not already chosen by another team (free agent list.) In Round 2, we will only be allowed to select a skater or goalie with an overall rating of 82 or under. 

Roster Cut: We will then cut our rosters down to 9 forwards, 6 dmen and 2 goalies.

Trading: No Trades

 

44 game regular season with 1 conference of 12 teams (4x vs. Every Opponent)

*Weight bug fixed (smoz ROM) - just like old Blitz league

*Hot/Cold accurate in edit lines (all categories hot or cold - smoz ROM fix)

*Y-goalie access

 

GAME RULES - NEW RULE!

5 minute periods, no line changes, penalties on/offside off. Penalties will be 1 minute, except injuries, which will still be 2 minute penalties.

5 minute OT. Playoffs are 99-min OT.

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PLAYOFFS

Full playoffs (7-game series) - 10 teams qualify

Top 10 teams make playoffs

Tiebreaker's are:

*Wins

*Most Games Played

*Head-to-Head vs. Tied Opponent(s)

*Conference Record (Same Conf/Division record next only 3 or more div)

*Goals Differential

*Goals For Overall

*Goals Allowed Overall

*Goals Scored in Games vs. Tied Opponent(s)

Note: If three or more teams are tied for one spot, we use winning % in common games between all tied opponents as the tie-breaker in lieu of H2H.

 

First Round: (Win % determines seed after qualification (re: DNP's, etc.) will be played immediately after the regular season. If not played within 3 days, teams will be replaced.

#8 vs. #9

#7 vs. #10

Second Round: We will re-seed for each round.

#1 vs. lowest seed left (8, 9 or 10)

#2 vs. next lowest (7, 8 or 9)

#3 vs. #6

#4 vs. #5

Best Record gets Home Ice in Finals. Tie-breakers are same as above.

Regular Season DNP's will work like classic (2 point deduction for each DNP). This will heavily affect your playoff standing.

****You must play >75% of your games to qualify for playoffs****

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VHL 4 - Important Dates

Team Draft Start Date: Soft: Monday, April 3rd (CBK can make his team pick anytime he'd like, no rush until Friday)

Hard Start: Friday, April 7th at 8pm. All teams will be chosen by Friday at 10pm. This will be a fast draft and you should leave a list if you don't want your team auto picked. Saturday for player finish, though we'll try to get as far as possible on Friday night. We can get this done in 3 hours if everyone is available. If not, leave lists for both teams and players.

Player Draft: After every team is chosen by our 12 GM's, we will have a 2-Round player draft. This will begin immediately after the team draft portion, with Skip selecting his team + player immediately.

Finalize Team: Monday April 10th - You will be allowed to keep 9 fwds, 6 dmen, 2 goalies on your team. This is a very important step this season.

Trade Deadline: No trades this season

League Start Date: Sunday, April 16th (shooting for earlier but it depends more on Chaos' availability)

League Regular Season End Date (Target): TBA (6 week regular season)

 

Let me know if you have any questions.

-Skip

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Welcome to VHL5!

League Format: Draft League from ROM of updated players for current NHL season. VHL5 is using rosters from the beginning of the 2017-18 season. Rosters accurate as of Nov. 1st, 2017.

Player Draft: We will have a non-snaking 12-Round player draft. Teams will select 6 forwards, 4 defensemen, and 2 goaltenders from the available players.

Trading: 5 Trades allowed for each GM.

 

22 game regular season with 1 conference of 12 teams (2x vs. Every Opponent)

*Weight bug fixed (smoz ROM) - just like old Blitz league

*Hot/Cold accurate in edit lines (all categories hot or cold - smoz ROM fix)

*Y-goalie access

 

GAME RULES!

5 minute periods, no line changes, penalties on/offside off. Penalties will be 1 minute, except injuries, which will still be 2 minute penalties.

5 minute OT. Playoffs are 99-min OT.

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VHL 5 - Important Dates

Draft Start Date: Thursday, Nov. 9th (Flatcrusher can make his pick anytime after midnight)

This will be a fast-paced draft and you should leave a list with someone if you'll be away for an extended period, and don't want your players auto-picked. Goal is to finish in one week, or two-rounds each day. Be prepared to check in from time to time and make your picks.

We will have a 12-Round player draft. 

Trade Deadline: Sunday, November 19th at 11:59pm Eastern Time

League Start Date: ~Friday, November 24th (will depends more on the great and fantastic Chaos' availability)

League Regular Season End Date (Target): TBA (4 week regular season)

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PLAYOFFS

Full playoffs (7-game series) - 8 teams qualify

Top 8 teams make playoffs

Tiebreaker's are:

*Wins

*Most Games Played

*Head-to-Head vs. Tied Opponent(s)

*Goals Differential

*Goals For Overall

*Goals Allowed Overall

*Goals Scored in Games vs. Tied Opponent(s)

Note: If three or more teams are tied for one spot, we use winning % in common games between all tied opponents as the tie-breaker in lieu of H2H.

 

First Round: (Win % determines seed after qualification (re: DNP's, etc.) will be played immediately after the regular season. If not played within 3 days, teams will be replaced.

#1 vs. #8

#2 vs. #7

#3 vs. #6

#4 vs. #5

Second Round: We will re-seed for each round.

#1 vs. lowest seed left, etc.

Highest Seed gets Home Ice in Finals.

Regular Season DNP's will work like classic (2 point deduction for each DNP). This will heavily affect your playoff standing.

****You must play >80% of your games to qualify for playoffs****

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Let me know if you have any questions.

-Skip

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