Category: Rules

Is Your Kid’s Goalie Mask Illegal?

Whether it’s Zach Parise’s work ethic or Patrick Kane’s puck skills, young players love emulating their favorite pro players. So if a young goalie has the chance to wear the same mask as world-renowned goalies such as Henrik Lundqvist, he or she will likely jump at the

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3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 10

** REMINDER RETURNING OFFICIALS ** Returning officials have 5 days to complete their requirements for the 18/19 season AND have their new crest on their sweater. Off-Side An attacking or defending player in an end zone shoots the puck into the Neutral

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3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 9

** REMINDER RETURNING OFFICIALS ** Returning officials need complete their requirements for the 18/19 season AND have their new crest on their sweater by December 1st. Standard of Play The attacking team is in possession of the puck in the Attacking

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3 Rules You Thought You Knew – Issue 8

HookingWhat would be examples of an infraction warranting a major penalty for hooking? Rule Reference 623(a). 1) A player is hooked around the waist, and the offending player is able to steer the opponent violently into the boards or goal

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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 6

Goalkeeper What’s the call if a goaltender comes to the bench during a stoppage of play Rule 205(e) During a stoppage of play a goalkeeper may not go to his players’ bench without the permission of the Referee (except during

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Rule Review – Issue 5

Puck Must Be Kept In Motion A player is playing the puck along the boards with his skates or stick, but not advancing the puck in an attempt to obtain a stoppage of play. What should the Referee do if

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Rule Review – Issue 4

Broken Stick The goalkeeper breaks his stick. A player of the same team obtains a goalkeeper’s stick at the players’ bench and, in the act of taking the stick to the goalkeeper, he slides it along the ice to the

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