1. The Game:
The iPlayHockey.ca Hockey Pool (the "Contest") is an on-line, free to enter game, designed to test one’s own prognostication skills when it comes to predicting the performance of NHL Players. From all eligible entries received, winners will be determined based on their ability to use their skill and knowledge of hockey teams, players and related rules to accumulate the most Pool Points ("PPs") in accordance with the Scoring System as described below and these Official Rules. The Contest will coincide with the 2017/18 NHL Regular season, beginning October 4th, 2017 and ending after games conclude on the final day of the NHL Regular Season in 2018.
The Contest is open only to legal residents of Canada and the United States who have reached the age of majority in their respective province or state. The Contest is void in jurisdictions where prohibited by law or where licensing is required. Employees of iPlayHockey.ca, or any subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion or publicity agencies, or members of their immediate families, are not eligible to win. If you are ineligible for the contest, you may play the game and have your place noted in the standings; however you will not be eligible to win a prize.
3. How to Enter:
To enter The iPlayHockey.ca Hockey Pool you must register by correctly completing and submitting the on-line Entry Form -- hereafter named "Entry Form" -- at iPlayHockey.ca. MAXIMUM OF ONE ENTRY PER EMAIL ADDRESS. Online entries are accepted at any time before October 8th at 11:59pm EST. Any subsequent entries with duplicate e-mail addresses will be deemed ineligble and voided by iPlayhockey.
Upon registering you will select a user name and password. Please make a note of your username and password ("Login ID") so you can return to the web site to log in and submit selections, view standings, rules and prize information.
4. How to Play:
The objective of iPlayHockey.ca Hockey Pool is to accumulate the most number of Pool Points (PPs) based upon the contest Scoring System (see Scoring System below) and in accordance with these Official Rules.
Each team you select will consist of 21 players and 3 teams. YOU MUST SELECT ONE AND ONLY ONE PLAYER FROM EACH OF THE 21 GROUPS and 3 TEAMS.
5. Scoring System:
Player Scoring is as follows:
Forwards: Goals - 1 Pool Point, Assists - 1 Pool Point
Defense: Goals - 1 Pool Point, Assists - 1 Pool Point
Teams: Win = 1 Pool Point, Shutout = 1 Pool Points
6. Standings & Updates:
IMPORTANT: standings are UNOFFICIAL for one week following the conclusion of the 2017/18 NHL regular Season. In the event there is a discrepancy please notify iPlayHockey.ca within the one week Unofficial Standings Period, otherwise the standings will become final and official.
Pool teams may end up with the same number of points. In case of a tie the following rules will apply:
- Between the pool teams that are tied, the pool team with the most goals will prevail.
- If it is still tied, the pool team that has the most power play goals will prevail.
- If it is still tied, the pool team that has the most shorthanded goals will prevail.
- If it is still tied, a random draw will be conducted between the tied participants.
7. Terms & Conditions:
The iPlayHockey.ca Hockey Pool (the "Contest") is an on-line, free to enter game, designed to test one’s own prognostication skills when it comes to predicting the performance of various hockey players on various teams. From all eligible entries received, winners will be determined based on their ability to use their skill and knowledge of hockey teams, players and related rules to accumulate the most Pool Points ("PPs") in accordance with the Scoring System.
All entry forms become the property of iPlayHockey.ca and Officepools.com. In any dispute, the decisions of iPlayHockey.ca and Officepools.com will be final and binding on all parties. iPlayHockey.ca and Officepools.com and the persons and companies affiliated with this contest, their employees, representatives or agents will not be responsible for human, computer or equipment error, or lost, late, or misdirected entry forms.
All potential grand prize winners will be posted on-line on the Monday following the final game of the 2017/18 NHL Regular Season. In the event there is a discrepancy please notify iPlayHockey.ca at the following e-mail address: email@example.com within the one-week period, otherwise the standings and prize winners will be declared final and official. All taxes and any expenses not indicated herein are the sole responsibility of the winners. Entrants must notify the Contest Administrator of any address change via the Web site. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable in any other service and must be accepted as awarded.
iPlayHockey.ca and Officepools.com reserve the right to unilaterally disqualify entries.iPlayHockey.ca and Officepools.com reserve the right to modify contest rules at any time. iPlayHockey.ca and Officepools.com reserve the right to cancel the contest at any time, without liability. Potential grand prize winners will be contacted within 30 days of the conclusion of The iPlayHockey.ca Hockey Pool. Potential prize winners must return via regular mail or e-mail an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release within 15 days following attempted notification. The winner of a prize must consent to the use of his/her name and picture for promotional purposes related to this contest. Winners release iPlayHockey.ca, Officepools.com, and others involved, its advertisers, suppliers and other companies affiliated with this contest, from all liability for all damages or personal injuries in connection with the winner's use of the prize goods and services. By entering the contest you acknowledge agreement of the contest rules. Chances of winning are dependent upon the skill used in selecting your team and the total number of entries received. For the purpose of awarding any of the Grand Prizes it is the sole responsibility of the entrant to inform iPlayHockey.ca via the above e-mail address by the end of the 2017/18 NHL Regular Season of any discrepancy with his/her player roster.
The parties have required that this agreement and all documents related hereto be prepared in English. Les parties ont demandé que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents qui s'y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.
8. Winners and Prizes
Grand Prize: There will be three (3) iPlayHockey.ca Hockey Pool grand prize winners in total. Prizes will be issued at the conclusion of the 2017/18 NHL Regular Season to the three (3) individuals with the most Pool Points ("PP").
- First prize - $500 gift certificate for Sport Chek
- Second prize - $300 gift certificate for Shop.NHL.com
- Third prize consists of iPlayHockey Swag (approximate value $150)
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.