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2022 Playoffs

Playoffs

** Players must be paid in full to participate in playoffs. SUBS must be approved by League Reps. **

Playoff Overtime Rules:

  • Overtime format is sudden death / first goal wins.
  • 1st overtime period 10 minutes / 5 on 5
  • All additional overtime periods;  5 minute period / 5 v 5 until we have a winner.
  • 1 minute break between overtime periods

Tuesday APRIL 12th, 2022 

  • GAME 3              8:00pm                     Mid Mass            VS         F.W. Webb
  • GAME 4              9:00pm                     Mann’s                VS         Ace Temp

Thursday APRIL 14th, 2022 

  • GAME 5              8:00pm                     Dooley’s              VS        Paul Mitchell
  • GAME 6              9:00pm                     Yale Electric         VS       East Street

Tuesday APRIL 19th, 2022 

  • GAME 7              8:00pm                     Game 5 Winner    VS         Game 4 Winner
  • GAME 8              9:00pm                     Game 3 Winner    VS         Game 6 Winner

Thursday APRIL 21st, 2022 

  • GAME 9             8:00pm                      Game 7 Winner    VS      Game 8 Winner

2021-22 Season Information

The WMSHL 2021-22 season, will beGIN on 9/07/2021.

TEams Have been updated and the schedule has been posted through October. The Remainder of the schedule will be posted this week.

******** All games will be  50 Minutes and played on the Hour at 8PM, 9pm and 10pm ; Tuesday and thursday ********

Please read the full post as it contains important information regarding the 2021-22 season

League Info CostCovid-19, Players and Subs


Teams and schedule have been posted for the 2020-21 season.

  • The league is back to 10 teams this year.
  • All teams will play 36 games and will be guaranteed at least 1 playoff game.
  • Game will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights
  • We reserve the right to cancel games due to inclement weather or covid situations.
  • Games will now start at 8:00p, 9:00pm and 10:00pm and will run for 50 minutes. Running time may be used in the 3rd period

Cost for the current season:

  • $675 per player
  • $400 per goalie
  • $20 per game SUB fee.

Payment can be made in the form of cash, check or credit card. Full payment must be made by December 1st, 2021. Players not paid in full by December 1 may be removed from their team. Players not paid in full by December 1st 2021 will lose their priority/spot for future seasons.

  • For cash or check payment, please see Meg Drapeau in the rink lobby on any Tuesday or Thursday night.
  • To pay by credit card, you can pay in the Rink office. Players can speak with rink management(Paul or Cilla) to make payment directly through FMC. Be sure to ask  that the payment is applied to the WMSHL account.
  • Save your receipt.

We are constantly working to keep the league affordable. The average cost per player per game is ~$19. We ask that everyone make full payment by the deadline to ensure that the league can operate and stay current with FMC.


COVID-19 Specifics

The WMSHL group is responsible for coordinating and managing our group and players. All players must adhere to the posted rules as well as the Massachusetts guidelines for ice hockey.

There are currently no restrictions for our group however please continue to review guidelines as they change as it will be very important for our group to follow these to keep the season in play and the rink open. Our main goal is to get back on the ice  and stay on the ice. Players unwilling to adhere to the guidelines will be removed from the league.

FMC – COVID-19 Rink Specifics:

  • Currently no restrictions other the clean up your locker room before you leave

PLAYER & SUB ELIGIBILITY

All players must provide appropriate contact information as requested by FMC and/or WMSHL. Anyone that is not specifically assigned to a team roster or specifically identified on the SUB List can not play in any games. This is non-negotiable and the team and sub list rosters as posted on the WMSHL website will determine eligibility.

In simple terms, If a player is not on the lists, that player cannot play. Players that ignore the SUB Rule will be removed from the league.

Team and Sub List will be maintained throughout the year. As in previous years, Sub rules must be followed

SUB Rules

Each player is responsible for getting a sub to replace them when they are unable to make a game. Only subs from the sublist can be used in the league. Each sub on the list has been recommended and approved by the league reps and given an appropriate rating. To maintain parity in the league, players should only use subs that are rated the same or lower than their own rating. Each player and team should police this process to maintain fairness and keep the league fun. Remember all teams make the playoffs.

SUB RULES

  • Only use subs from the sub list. If a player is not on the list, do not use that player.
  • A sub’s rating must be equal or less than the player being replace or you will forfeit the game
  • Subs must pay $20 per game and must pay prior to each game.
  • Teams requiring long-term sub must consult with league reps. League reps will fill long-term needs.
  • Subs for playoffs will be determined prior to playoffs.

Players interested in joining the league and/or added to the sub list can email: GCARP7433@GMAIL.COM.
Please provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Contact Number
  • Cell (if different)
  • player experience
  • Member referral: Name of player in the league that may have referred you

2020-21 Season Update – 12/13/2020

The remainder of the 2020-21 season is cancelled.

At  this time we have made the decision to cancel this season of the WMSHL. The restrictions the state and fmc have put in place make it much too challenging to continue.

With this, we have decided to issue full credits to all that have paid any money for the 2020-21 season. We are in the process of  issuing checks that have paid. These should be mailed this week and if we need addresses we will reach out to you or you team rep.

Unfortunately, we  are unable to hold the money in our account for next year.

Our goal is to start a new season in fall of 2021. See you next fall.

2020-21 Status 11/07/2020

League Update

Due to the governors new soft curfew, we will not be able to start skating next week.

As of now we are on hold until the week of December 7th.

If anything changes we will update teams reps and WMSHL website

2020-21 Status 10/26/2020

Due to Governor Charlie Parker’s discriminatory and selective actions against the hockey community all rinks in Massachusetts are closed until at Least NOV 7th. 

The WMSHL 2020-21 season is paused until our elected officials choose to allow us to continue. Communication regarding how we proceed forward will be forthcoming.

2020-21 Season Update

The start of the WMSHL 2020-20 season, will be delayed.

Based on the information provided by FMC regarding the reopening on rinks, we are still in a holding pattern on the league start date. Once we know definitively, we will get you all more information.

All players that were on a team for the previous season will be given opportunity to be on a team for the upcoming season.

We understand that players may chose to opt-out of playing this year. If you were on a team last season and are not able to play this season, Please contact one of the league reps as soon as possible.

  • Scott Downing –
  • Paul Drapeau
  • Peter Boin
  • George Carpenter

or email gcarp7433@gmail.com

A summarized version of the Massachusetts guidelines for ice hockey can be found here:

https://fmcicesports.com/uncategorized/updated-massachusetts-guidelines-ice-hockey-return-to-play/

Please review the guidelines as it will be very important for our group to follow these to keep the season in play and the rink open. Our season may look different this year but our main goal is to get back on the ice as soon as possible and be able to play hockey.

All Games are Cancelled for Week of 3/15/2020

Due to the growing concerns and spread of the latest coronavirus (COVID-19), FMC Ice Sports has closed all FMC facilities until further notice. FMC Announcement

At this time , All games scheduled this week are cancelled. The WMSHL Board and team reps will review our options and make a decision on the continuation of the season and completing playoffs as more information becomes available.

Any questions or comments can be directed to board members and or team reps.

Thank for your consideration and understanding.