manned an information table where the league and individual programs displayed information.
The jersey auction and the Chuck-A-Puck were also held that night as a CSHL fundraiser, and the Monsters
organization did a great job in promoting the CSHL at the event. $9,000 was raised through the jersey auction,
and minus the hard costs of the jersey and plus around $785 from Chuck-A-Puck, about $5,400.00 will come
back to the CSHL for participating member programs.
A discussion was started regarding the playoffs as Don Lewis spoke for the playoff committee. There was a
slight schedule change in Mentor for the Peewee B Game and Don had asked that to be posted on the league
website. Don asked that member programs please let the coaches know that games can start up to 20 minutes
early. Also please make sure that the playoff eligibility forms submitted to the league secretary by 2/15/10. And
also please be aware of the USA Hockey tiebreaker system that was initiated and is now in effect. Don Lewis
also went over the locations being utilized for the playoff games.
Mike Cordish brought up a point that the playoff games, according to the standing rules, are to be held in the
Jim Smith discussed Hockey in the City, an initiative started by Brenda Williams of the CSC program in addition
to Jim Rosenblat, to develop the potential for hockey players within the Cleveland City Limits.
Tim O. discussed that at the annual meeting in May we will be reviewing the standing rules for possible changes.
Please send to the league secretary and suggestions for changes to those rules whether substantive of for
clarification. Discussion ensued about various rules including the select league rule and player movement
Tim O. reviewed the current RPI system and presented his proposal to reduce the pre-season from 6 wknds to 5
wknds and to reduce the number of required pre-season games from 8 game to 6 games with strong
encouragement to teams to schedule extra games. Discussion ensued.
Some additional discussions ensued regarding Mite game scheduling in accordance with the ADM model
regarding full versus ½ ice.
Tim O. began a discussion of the team placement petition process and the process the board takes in reviewing
the petitions. He also indicated that the board has not been wanting to move a team that has not petitioned
unless there are extraordinary reasons to do so.
Discussion of regular season game scheduling was initiated and the group agreed that only the mite would be
pre-scheduled for the 2010-2011 season.
Terry H. began a discussion of the elections at the May Annual Meeting and that there would be 4 board
positions expiring that would be voted upon. Those seats expiring in 2010 are Terry Horonzy, John Stojak, Dan
Straka, and Jim Smith. Tim O., Pam Rice, Mike Radosevic, and Mike Goetz were elected at last