RSE Fantasy Hockey - Official Rules
A. Draft EligibilityAll players listed on an NHL team roster and major free agents are eligible to be drafted at one of their designated positions.
B. Draft OrderA lottery will be held before the draft to determine picking order. First round is in ascending order, then second round in descending order. All other rounds alternate in the same fashion.
C. Player PositionsAll teams must draft the following positions (in any order they please)
D. Position EligibilityA player is deemed eligible at a certain position by written documentation from a current publication (or major web site). Owners are responsible for providing this information to the Commissioner.
II. Roster Moves
B. Injured players
D. WaiverEach owner is allowed to waive (and subsequently replace) one player at any time during the season.
A. RankingYear-end totals for each of 8 categories are ranked from 1 (highest) to X (lowest) where X is the number of owners. Ties use the average (e.g. three-way tie for fourth, each team gets (4+5+6)/3 = 5 points). Lowest total from the sum of all eight categories wins.
B. CategoriesThe eight categories are:
C. Crossover StatisticsAll players count toward all categories (e.g. goalies' assists and penalty minutes count).
D. Goalie MinutesEach owner's goalies must log the equivalent of 120 games, or 7200 minutes. Any teams which log less than 120 games will automatically be placed last at each of the goalie categories.
A. Entry FeeThe entry fee is $20 plus $5 to cover statistics costs. Fee must be paid to treasurer by draft day.
B. Roster MovesThere is a $2 fee for each trade (per team) and/or roster move, with $0.50 going to the commissioner as a transactions charge. The waiver transaction fee is $5.
Expressed as a percentage of entry and transaction fees minus commissioner expenses.
If less than 12 owners:
If 12 or more owners:
The commissioner has the right to void any ridiculously one-sided trade or rule on any situation not covered above. Any judgement made by the commissioner may be overturned by a majority vote of the owners. The commissioner is responsible for at least attempting to form a consensus of opinion before any rulings.
These rules are subject to change up to draft day with a majority vote of the owners. All absentee owners are responsible for obtaining proxies for any votes taken on draft day.
These rules were last updated on August 6, 2000