Fundamental RulesHOT


The following documents govern the conduct of league play:

  1. The cooperation agreement between the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL) and the Austrian Ice Hockey Federation (ÖEHV);

  2. The statutes and by-laws of the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL);

  3. The Fundamental Rules (EBEL, EBYSL, EBJL), the EBEL GameBook (consisting of Procedure Regulations, Casebook, Goalie Standards and “Standard of Play Protocol”, Penalty Catalogue), Procedure Regulations for the EBYSL (Erste Bank Young Stars League) and the EBJL (Erste Bank Juniors League) for each respective season.

  4. The agreement between the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL) and its title sponsor.

  5. The agreement between the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL) and its television host broadcaster, including the catalogue of requirements for production operations.

  6. The statutes and by-laws of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) as well as the provisions of the current version of the IIHF Official Rule Book.

  7. The ÖEHV's Reporting Regulations and Disciplinary Code.