USA Hockey Rules
>No player changes after December 31 for national championship bound teams
>If a player plays in a junior game after December 31, he/she loses all eligibility on his/her youth team
>Player releases, unless requested by the player, cannot be made later than November 30 of the current playing season to be eligible for District, State and National tournaments.
>No players can be added to a team’s roster after December 23rd of the current playing season to be eligible for District, State and National tournaments.
>Junior players returning to youth will have a deadline of December 31st.
Once a team turns in its official roster to the League, it is frozen as to players who are eligible to play on that team for that year’s regular season and playoffs. Thereafter, a team may only add players to its roster by and with the express approval of the Commissioner of the HPHL.