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Gazprom Neft Cup KHL Youth Ice Hockey Tournament: New Regulations Approved

11 December 2013 | Tournament

KHL President Alexander Medvedev and Gazprom Neft CEO Alexander Dyukov have approved revised re gulations governing the Eighth Gazprom Neft Cup KHL Youth Ice Hockey Tournament, 2014.

The revised regulations establish the application procedure for the tournament, teams’ and players’ eligibility criteria, match organization, and determination of individual and team awards.

The tournament will be conducted consistent with International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) rules, with matches following the Tournament’s traditional format of three 15-minute periods. All matches will be supervised by professional, KHL-qualified referees and, as in previous tournaments, body checking will be strictly prohibited.