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Register Now!

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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Massachusetts Hockey Introduces New Background Screening Process

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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HWAA – Meet The Officials

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

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On-Ice Official’s Code of Conduct

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

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3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 12

Goals And Assists  A player is skating toward the opposing net, takes a shot and falls down sliding toward the net. His momentum carries him in to the goal keeper, knocking the puck loose and in to the net. The

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3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 11

** REMINDER RETURNING OFFICIALS ** You need to have the new Crest on your sweater! If it’s not blue, no games for you! BOARDINGWhat degree of force is necessary in order to be considered to be thrown dangerously into the

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Meet the NHL Officials

On February 22-24, 2019 USA Hockey will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of Hockey Weekend Across America. This weekend is a special time when all of our membership (players, parents, coaches and officials) take time to celebrate everything great about ice

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3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 7

26 Days Friendly reminder that you need to have the 18/19 Crest on your sweater in 26 days. Complete your requirements now! Avoid having to turn back games, don’t wait! 3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 7 Injured

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Rule Review – Issue 3

** REMINDER **Your last chance for seminars is this week in Canton. Don’t miss your chance! Wednesday October 10, Level 3 and Saturday October 13th Level 1 and Level 2. Preregistration is required, visit to get started. Penalties During

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Rule Review – Issue 2

3 Rules you thought you knew – Issue 2 Thanks for taking the time to read this email, we certainly hope that it’s helpful. If one official gets better, we all get better. Jewelry Must a player remove earrings or

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