LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO--- The United Hockey League (UHL) Board of Governors concluded their annual meeting on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Representatives from each of the ten (10) Member Clubs met to discuss multiple operational topics. The following items were approved and will take effect for the 2006-07 UHL season.
* The ten UHL teams will be split into two conferences
Port Huron Flags
Fort Wayne Komets
Quad City Mallards
* The Colonial Cup Playoffs will consist of eight (8) teams. The top four teams in each conference based on the points in the final standings qualify for the playoffs. Teams will be seeded #1 thru #4 based on their position in the final conference standings. The winners of each conference bracket will compete for the Colonial Cup Championship. Should the fifth place team in one conference have a higher point total than the fourth place team in the other conference, then that team will replace the fourth place team and compete in that conference for the first two rounds of the playoffs. Each series in all three rounds of the playoffs will be a best-of-seven format.
* The 2006-07 regular season will commence on Friday, October 13th, 2006 and conclude on Saturday, April 7th, 2007. A complete schedule will be released the week of July 3rd.
* The UHL selected its Board of Governors Executive Committee for the 2006-07 season.
Chairman of the Board