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** REMINDER ** You should have your 19/20 Crest on your sweater now! If you don’t have it, you can’t work! * * *304 – Protective Equipment* Must a request come from the Captain of the opposing team before the …

3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Vol 2 Issue 5 Read More »

Minnesota Hockey addressed the issue of negative fan behavior by making some changes in their Honor the Game Tournament. Tom Hanneman has the story. Original Link to the Facebook Post

610 – Delaying The Game When a goal post has been displaced intentionally, does the Referee or Linesman stop the play? Any of the On-Ice Officials may stop play, but only the Referee may assess the penalty. Rule Reference 610(e). …

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By now,  you should have received an email from USA Hockey entitled “Stronger Penalty For Hate Language”. If you can’t find it in your Inbox, check your Spam folder. Hateful, discriminatory, and offensive language have no place in our sport …

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403 – Major Penalties The Referee assesses a minor penalty to a player and it is announced as such. Before the ensuing face-off he decides that the situation warrants a major penalty to be called instead of the minor penalty. …

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There has been a little confusion and mis-application of these points of emphasis, and we wanted to take the opportunity to hopefully clarify a little and get these videos to you again for your review. This video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JifeJMApfQU does a …

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The USA officials registration season has been in swing for a month and a half.. Please note and spread the word to anybody who might be interested in becoming an official… With that – All registration requirements now must be …

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In support of USA Hockey’s and the USOC’s efforts to create the safest environment possible for our players, Massachusetts Hockey has announced a new background screening procedure that will begin with the start of the 2019-2020 season. As an affiliate …

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As part of Hockey Week Across America, 18 NHL games in American cities will offer two young officials the chance to meet the NHL officials working the particular contest prior to the game and then stay to watch those NHL …

HWAA – Meet The Officials Read More »

Act in a professional and businesslike manner at all times and take your role seriously. Strive to provide a safe and sportsmanlike environment in which players can properly display their hockey skills. Know all playing rules, their interpretations and their …

On-Ice Official’s Code of Conduct Read More »