To enter the Hockey Pool™ via the Contest website, click the appropriate navigational link on the Contest website, agree to abide by the official rules governing the Contest, then follow the instructions to submit your entry, which includes selecting your team name and team. Upon successfully entering your team, if you do not already have a CDM Sports® account, you will setup your account using your email address and select a password to be used for modifying your team as well as accessing results and the BBS.

Deadline and Maximum Number of Entries

Your Internet entry must be paid by credit card or debit card, using either: MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover, and be received by 6:00 PM CT on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. No faxed, electronically mailed, or phone entries are allowed.

Mailed entries are also accepted by regular mail to: CDM Sports, PO Box 31782, St Louis, MO 63131.

Only 300 total entries will be accepted to compete in this Contest. All entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Mailed entries can also be paid by check or money order and must be received by Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

The Contest begins with the games on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, and ends with the last game played in the regular season (currently scheduled for Sunday, April 8, 2018).

Entry + Trades

To enter the Hockey Pool™, there is a one-time entry fee of $49.95. The entry fee includes 20 trades. There is a limit of six (6) entries per customer in the Contest. All fees are payable in U.S. funds.

All Customers
Single Entry (includes 20 trades)

Each Additional Entry (includes 20 trades)

Additional Trades
(Only 20 additional trades can be purchased during the Contest. Trades must be purchased in increments of five (5) trades. No single trades sold.)
$7.50 for 5 trades*

*During the Contest, you can only make up to forty (40) trades. 20 trades are included with each entry and up to 20 additional trades can be purchased at any time during the Contest. Single trades are not sold. There is a limit of four (4) $7.50 trade packages that can be purchased per team.

All purchased trades must be paid by credit card or debit card, using either: Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover. All purchased trades are non-refundable and non-transferable. All credit card charges are processed through CDM Sports®.



During signup, you select a team of fifteen (15) players and three (3) team goalies from the player boxes and team goalie boxes. Players and team goalies have been grouped by position and ranked according to the Hockey Pool scoring system in order to determine the boxes. Players and teams are sorted alphabetically within each box.

Team Roster

To select your team roster, you must:

  • Pick 9 Forwards... Select 3 from each of the three 30-player forwards boxes.
  • Pick 6 Defensemen... Select 2 from each of the three 15-player defensemen boxes.
  • Pick 3 Team Goalies... Select 1 from each of the three 10-team goalie boxes.
  • For player boxes, click here.