School Life

2017 Empire Cup Tournament

Millbrook School and Trinity-Pawling School will proudly host the 20th Annual Empire Cup Invitational Hockey Tournament on Friday and Saturday, February 24th and 25th, 2017.

One of the most attractive and highly competitive tournaments in prep school hockey, four schools are participating in this year's event:
  1. Albany Academy
  2. Brunswick School
  3. Millbrook School
  4. Trinity-Pawling
The two-day game schedule is as follows:

Friday, February 24
  • Game 1: Albany Academy @ Millbrook School - 5:30 p.m.
  • Game 2: Brunswick School @ Trinity-Pawling - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 25
Games to be played at Millbrook School
  • Consolation Game:Loser 1 vs. Loser 2 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Championship Game: Winner 1 vs. Winner 2 - 6:30 p.m.

Tournament Rules
Away teams will wear white and home teams will wear dark jerseys.
Ice will be made at the beginning of each period. Periods are 18 minutes. There will be a 10 minute warm-up for each game.
In all games but the championship game, a five-minute sudden death overtime will be played in the event of a tie after regulation. If no goal is scored, a shoot-out will decide the winner.
In the championship game, the ice will be made after the third period and a 10 minute sudden-death OT period will be played. The game will count as a tie for New England records if the game winning goal is scored after the 5:00 mark of the overtime period. If the game is still tied after the overtime period, the championship will be decided by shoot-out.
Shoot-out rules:
  • All games that enter a shoot-out will count as a tie for New England records
  • Home team decides which team will shoot first
  • Teams assign 3 shooters
  • If tied after 3 shooters, the shoot-out becomes sudden-death
  • Teams must have each dressed skater shoot before a player can shoot a second time
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