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presented by Henri Neva at Abu Dhabi Ice Rink in Abu Dhabi, 27 September 2011

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  • ICE HOCKEY REFEREE COURSEPART 1
  • 23 years
    Jyväskylä, Finland
    Student, Jyväskylä University
    Seventhyear as a referee, over 600 games
    Played 11 years
    Henri Neva
  • GENERAL
    RC PART 1
    => Basics of refereeing
    => Reffing in Stormspractiseand in junior tournaments with experienced referee
    RC PART 2
    => Advanced informationaboutbeeing a Referee
    => U-20 League, (EHL?)
  • Beaware of Refereesethicalprinciples
    RecognizeRefereesduties
    Learnbasics of the rules
    Learn the signals
    Knowwhen the goal is allowedordisallowed
    Knowwhen stop the game
    Beaware of how to move and position on the ice
    Beaware of what’soffside and icing
    Goals of thisRegularcourse
  • Opportunity to be a big part of the greatgame
    Goodexercise(skating, fitness)
    Opportunity to reach national and international top levels
    A Hobby thatallowsyou to earn money
    Learning differentskills
    Other?
    Why to become a referee?
  • Jersey (clean and suitable)
    Black pants
    Black skates with white laces
    Whistle
    Black helmet with visor
    Shinpads (alsojock and elbowpadsrecommended)
    Notebook
    Refereesequipment
  • THE GAME IS SAFE!!!
    Thereare no unnecessarydelays
    Giveback a scoringopportunity to non-offendingteam
    Let the skilledplayersusetheirskills
    Whytherearerules?
  • Good referee:
    -Knowsownweaknesses and is ready to work with them
    -Understands and knowshow to handlepeople
    - Is showingupappropriately on the ice and off ice
    - Wants to develophimself
    Abilities of good referee:
    - KNOWS THE RULES AND HOW TO USE THEM!!
    - Skatingskills
    - Goodphysicalcondition
    - Ability to reactthingsquickly
    - Good referee is respected and hasauthority
    - Understandswhat is happening on the ice
    - Is consistent!
    - Is honest
  • For allgames, the followingofficialsshallbeappointed:
    Two-Man System:
    -twoofficialsworking as both referee and linesmen
    -mostgames in UAE
    -bothrefsareequal
    Three-Man System:
    - one referee and twolinesmen
    - international games and somegames in UAE
    Appointment of Officials…
  • Four-Man System:
    - Tworeferees and twolinesmen
    - NHL, KHL, WC, WC u-20, WC u-18 and other national leagues
    OFF-ICE OFFICIALS:
    • One Scorekeeper
    • One Timekeeper
    • One Announcer
    • TwoPenaltyBenchAttendants
    • (GoalJudges, Video GoalJudge)
    …Appointment of Officials
  • Referee duties:
    • The referee shallhave general supervision of the game, fullcontrol of gameofficials and players, and hisdecisionshallbefinal in case of anydispute
    Linesmenduties:
    • A) The Linesmenshallberesponsiblemainly for the infractionsconcerning the lines (offside, icing the puck)
    • B) Theyshallface-off the puck in the mostcircumstances and willassist the Referee in conducting the game
    Referee Duties
  • THE RULE BOOK
    - Everything is based on thisbook
    - Referees ”HolyBible”
    - Need to knoweven in dreams
    CASE BOOK
    - A supplement to the Rulebook
    - How to work in differentcases
    Refereestools
  • A PLAYER PLAYS:
    -Forwinning
    -Forhavingfun
    A REFEREE
    - Don’t ”steal” the gamefromplayers
    - Letplayersenjoy for the game
    - Rememberplayersemotions
    - Ifplayersareobeying the rules, LET THEM PLAY,
    butwhenyouseefouls, DON’T HESITATE TO CALL
    WHATEVER YOU DO ONE THE ICE, BE CONSISTENT!!!
    REMEMBER!!!
  • Whatare the refereesmostimportantduties
    Pre-game
    During the game
    Post-game
    Discuss and think with yourpartner
  • Pre-gameduties
    - Beearly in the ice hallrink
    - 30min is absolutelyminimum. 45min-60min is recommended
    - If the other Referee hasn’tcome 30min before the game
    - callhim and ifdoesn’tanswercall me
    - Prepare for the matchappropriately
    - the match is ”a festival” for the youngplayers
    - checkyourownequipment
    - On the ice
    - verify the nets and that the wholerink is allright
    - check the gamesheet, signatures
  • Dutiesduring the game
    BE CONSISTENT!!!!!!
    Scoringopportunities (the mostimportantsituations in the game!)
    Call just whatyousee, nothingmore
    Call ALWAYSwhen the fouledteamgetsbenefitbecause of the foul
    Allowfair play
    Remember to controlalsoplayerswhoarenot in possession of the puck
    Bealsoawarewhere is yourpartner and what is he doing
  • Control the post-gamehandshaking
    Referees is the lastwholeaves the ice
    In the lockerroom:
    - CHECK the OfficialGameSheet and signitifit’sright
    Post-gameduties
  • Positioning and moving on the ice –2-Man-System
  • Main points of moving
    Yousee the situations on the ice (goals, penalties, icings, offsides)
    Youarenotblocking the playersor the puck
    Youarein a believable position whenmaking a desicion (goal, penalty, icing, offside)
    I MOVE, I MOVE, I MOVE => I SEE
    I STAND, I STAND, I STAND => OH S***
  • Front Referee (Leader) moving
    Basic situation
    - Movebefore the game, try
    to keep the distance
    6-8m
    - Backwardsskating
    - Avoidgoingbehind the goalline
    - Don’tgo in the middle of the rink
    - The back referee controls the playerswhocomesafter the game
    - It’spossible to changesides
    R 1
    Backwards
    Game
    ET 2
  • Refereespositioning
    Basic situation
    -Thepuck/thegame
    in the neutralzone
    ->Both R on their
    ”own” lines
    Why?
    - The linedecisions:
    -> The mostimportant
    linesundercontrol
    - The gamecontrol:
    -> The wholerinkcontrol as effectively as possible
    R 1
    R 2
  • Refereespositioning
    Refereespositioningduring an attack
    - Leadergoes to the endzone
    - Trailershallmove to control
    the blueline and alsocontrol
    the playerswhoarenot
    ”in the puck”
    R
    R
    x
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    o
    x
    x
    o
    x
    o.
    o
    x
    o
    R
    x
    R
  • Refereespositioning in the endzone
    Guidelines:
    - ”Read” the gamesoyouare
    notblocking the players
    - Anticipate
    - Remember the criticalplaces:
    1. A playerwho just passed
    2. In front of the net
    - Close the net!!!
    - Don’tlet the netplacebetweenyou and the game
    - NEVER GO BETWEEN THE PUCK AND THE GOAL!!
    E
    o.
    x
    o
    x
    o
    x
    x
    x
    o
    o
    o
    x
    E
  • GOAL
  • Be in a right position
    The puckmustentirely
    across the goalline
    -Ifyouarenot sure
    ifitsgoalornot
    -> pause the game
    -> don’t show anysignals
    -> discuss with yourpartner
    ->makeyourdesicion and tellit to the announcer
    Scoringopportunities– mostimportantsituations in the game
  • No goalshallbeallowed:
    If an attackingplayerdeliberatelykicks, throwsorbats with the handsorotherwisedirects the puckbyanymeansotherthanhisstick into the goal
    Highstick
    Attackingplayer in the goalcrease (ifaffect)
    If the puckhasbeendirectlydeflected into the goalnetoff an official
    Net off
    The playersnameisn’t in the OfficialGameSheet
    NO GOAL SHALL BE DISALLOWED AFTER THE FACE-OFF
    IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SCORING OF THAT GOAL!!!!
  • Where the puckhit the stick!
    1. No goal
    2. No goal
    4. GOAL
    3. GOAL
    11.1.2011
    Suomen Jääkiekkoliitto - Erotuomarikoulutus
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  • Offsides
  • Offsides
    Players of an attackingteamshallnotprecede
    the puckinto theirattackingzone
    If a playergoesover the bluelinebefore the puck and plays the puck
    -> blow the whistle
    -> extend the armhorizontallypointingalong the blueline
    2. If the puckhasbeenshot to the endzone and a player is therebefore the puck
    => DELAYED OFFSIDE!
    -> non-whistlearmfullyextendedabove the head
    -> useyourvoice!!
    OBS.
    - if the puckhasbeenshot on goal -> whistleimmediately
    3. The referee shalldrophisarm to nullify the delayedoffside and allow
    the play continueif:
    1. The puckhasbeenplayed to the neutralzone
    OR
    2. AllattackingplayersIMMEDIATELY clear the attackingzonebymaking
    skatecontact with the blueline
    x
    2
    1
    x
  • Offsides
    4. The referee whowhistles the offside, points the face-offspot
    and the ”free” referee brings the puck
    5. In the case that the puckhasbeenpassed to the playerwho is
    in the attackingzonea face-offshallbeconducted at the nearest
    face-offspotwhere the passoriginated
    6. If the offside is causedintentionally the face-offspotwillbe in the
    defendingzone of the offendingteam
    REMEMBER!
    -Thedeterminingfactors in deciding an offsideare:
    1. The PLAYER’S SKATES POSITON – player is offsidewhenbothskatesarecompletelyover the
    blueline in hisattakingzonebefore the puckcompletelycrosses the line
    2. The PUCK POSITION – the puckshallhavecompletelycrossed the blueline into the attacking
    zone
    3. If a player is propelling the puck and crosses the lineahead of the puckwhileskating
    backward, the player is notoffsideprovided he is actually in control of the puck and hasboth
    skates in the neutralzonebeforecrossing the blueline
    1.
    .
    .
    2.
  • Icing
  • Icing
    1
    3
    4
    2
    A playerBEHIND the centreredline
    shoots the puck and itcrosses the goalline
    • No icing shallbecalled:
    1. a defendingplayerhas a chanceto play the puckbutmakes
    no attemptto play the puck
    2. if the offendingteam is ”Short Handed”at the instant the
    puck is shot
    3. once the goalkeeperleaveshisgoalcrease and moves
    in the direction of the puck
    4. if the puckhits the crossbaror the goalpost of the net
    and crosses the goalline
    5. a playershoots the puck into the opponent’sgoal
    => the goalshallbeallowed
    5
    6
  • Icing procedure
    In the case of an icing the
    BACK REFEREE:
    -Signals a possible icing, byfullyextending
    non-whistlearmoverhishead
    -Thearmshallremainraiseduntil the front referee
    eitherblows the whistle to indicate an icing, or
    until the icing is washed out.
    -Once the icing hasbeencompleted he shows
    the icing signal and point to the appropriate
    face-offspot and skate to it
    -Starts the playerschangingprocedure
    -Takeshisplaceclose the blueline
  • Icing procedure
    In the case of an icing the
    FRONT REFEREE:
    - Makes the finaldecision is it icing ornot
    ->Make the decisionnotlaterthan the outeredge
    of the endzoneface-offcircles!
    - Whistles a possible icing, brings the puck and
    conducts the face-off
    - If he decides to wash out the icing and the back
    refereehashisarmup the back referee shouldput
    hisarmdown and he canalsogive the wash out
    signal
  • Face-Offs
  • Face-Offs
    Make sure thatbothteamshaveequalchances for
    winningface-off!
    -The Referee conducting the face-offshallbeaware
    that the correctnumbers of playersare on the ice
    before he drops the puck! (alsootherref)
    -Skates inside the ”L”
    -Sticks on the ice on the white
    part of the face-offspots
    -Playersnotparticipating in the face-offshall
    be outside the face-offcircle and stay on their
    own side (skates)
    -Theplayer of the attackingteamshallplacehisstick on the ice first
  • Referee:
    - Relaxed and steady position
    - Keep the puckvisible for the players
    fairlyundertheirheads
    - Don’ttelegraph the dropbyraisingarmfirst
    and thenthrow the puckdown
    - Don’ttouch the playersbutbriefthem with talk
    - Wheneverything is ready just drop the puck!
    Face-Offs
  • Face-Offs
    Face-Offspots
    1. The endzoneface-off
    -Goaliecovers the puck
    -Icing
    -Intentionaloffside
    -High-sticking in the endzoneor in the
    neutralzone
    -Play is stopped in the defendingzone
    due to a defendingplayer
    -Whenpenaltiesbeingplaced on the
    penaltytimeclock to oneteam
    1
    2
    1
    2
    3
    2
    2
    1
    1
  • Face-Offs
    Face-Offspots
    2. The neutralzoneface-off
    -Offsides
    -When a stoppage of play hasbeen
    causedbyanyplayer of the attacking
    side in the attackingzone
    -When the puckgoes outside the
    playing are in neutralzone
    -Offsides (ifpassed)
    -Handpasses in the neutralzoneor
    in the attackingzone
    -High-sticking in the attackingzone
    -Attackingplayer in the goalcrease
    1
    2
    1
    2
    3
    2
    2
    1
    1
  • Face-Offs
    Face-Offspots
    3. The center ice face-off
    -At the start of a period
    -After a goalscored
    -After an errorby an official on Icing
    -Forprematuresubstitution of a
    goalkeeperunlessotherwiseexpressly
    providedbytheserules
    1
    2
    1
    2
    3
    2
    2
    1
    1
  • Referee positioning
    Endzoneface-offs(A)
    -Conducting referee in the spot
    -Other referee at the opposite side
    close the blueline
    Neutralzoneface-offs (B)
    -Refereesagainsteachother
    -Non-conducting referee moves
    with the game
    Center ice face-offs (C)
    -Refereesagainsteachothers
    - Conducting referee facestowardsScorekeeper’sBench
    B
    A
    C
    A
    B
    C
  • Penalties
  • Calling of penalties
    When a penaltyshouldbecalled?
    If an opponentplayermakes a foulwhich:
    - Is Obvious= O = Obvious
    - GetsBenefit for it’sownteam= B = Benefit
    - Injureshisopponent= I = Injury
  • Calling of penalties
    How to act in case of penalty?
    -Yousee a foul -> Raiseyournon-whistlehandoveryourhead
    - If the team of the offendingplayer is NOT in possession of the puck
    ->Don’t stop the gameuntilpossession of the puckby the offendingteam
    - Stop the game, point the assessedplayer with yournon-whistlehand.
    - Tellassessedteamcolour, number of assessedplayer and show the right
    signal
    - Skate in front of the Scorekeeper’sBench, say the number to the
    Scorekeeper and show the signal
    - If a fouledplayer is injuredDON’T HURRY! Checksituationcalmly
    beforetellinganypenalties to Scorekeeper
  • - Team is shorthanded for two ( 2) minutes
    - Goalkeeperpenaltyprocedure:
    - A goalkeepernevergoes to the penaltybench
    - Hispenaltyshallbeservedbyanotherplayer of histeam
    whowas on the ice at the time the play wasstopped
    - Benchminorpenalty:
    - Anyplayerwhowas on the ice at the time of the infraction, shallberuled
    off the ice for twominutes
    - The firstMinororBenchminorpenaltybeingservedexpiresafter the goal
    hasbeenscored, exceptif the goal is scored on the Penaltyshot
    Minorpenalties - 2 min
  • IncludesALWAYSautomaticGameMisconductpenalty => playershallberuledoff the ice for the balance of the game
    The penalizedteamshallimmediatelyput a substituteplayer on the penaltybench to serve the Major penalty (5min)
    Team is shorthanded for fiveminuteseventhough the opponentteamscores
    -> Report to the commitee
    Major penalties - 5 min
  • Matchpenalties
    Player orteamofficialincurring a Matchpenaltyshallbeawarded at leastonegame suspension
    Player shallberuledoff the ice for the balance of the game
    Team is shorthanded for fiveminutes
    Hurts the opponentplayerdeliberately
    To playerwhostartsfisticuffs
    Head-butting
    Kicking
    Spits at any person on the ice oranywhere in the rink
    Holdsorstrikes an official
    Makesanyobscenegesture to anyofficialorany person
    Couldbeassessed for anyfoulagainstplayerexcluding:
    interference, holding, holding the stick, body-checking
    -> Report to the commitee
  • Misconducts
    10 minutes
    - personal (no powerplay)
    - complainingordisputing the ruling(obvious and repeative)
    AutomaticGameMisconduct
    - personal (playershallberuledoff the ice)
    - is ALWAYSassessedwhen Major penalty is assessed
    -> REPORT
    GameMisconductpenalty (20min)
    - personal (playershallberuledoff the ice)
    - secondMisconductpenalty for anyplayer -> GM
    - if a player on the ice persists in anycourse of conduct for which
    he hasbeenpreviouslyassessed a Misconductpenalty-> GM
    -> REPORT
  • Penaltyshot
    Fiveconditionsarerequired to award a Penaltyshot for a playerbeingfouledfrombehind:
    1. The puck is outside of the player’sdefendingzone
    2. The playermustbe in possession and havecontrol of the puck
    3. The infractionmusthavebeencommittedfrombehind
    4. The playermusthavebeendenied a REASONABLE SCORING
    OPPORTUNITY
    5. The playermusthavehad no opposingplayers to pass
    to otherthan the goalkeeper
  • Penaltyshot
    A penaltyshotcanbeawarded in thosesituationswhere a goalkeeperfouls a player in a break-awaysituation, regardlessif the infraction
    takesplacefrombehindornot
    The playerfouledshallbedesignated to take the penaltyshot
    Referee:
    - Stop the game
    - Show the penaltyshotsignal (armscrossedabove the head)
    - Tellit to the scorekeeper. Alsoplayersnumber.
    - Take the puck to the center ice
    - Make sure that ALL players of bothteamsgoes to theirplayerbenches
  • When an equalnumber of identicalpenalties (Minor, Major orMatch) areassessed to bothteams at the samestoppage of play, suchpenaltiesshallbeknown a
    => Coincidentalpenalties
    Coincidentalpenalties => not on the clock
    Assessedplayersgoesto the penaltybench
    No shorthanded
    Shallnotleave the penaltybenchuntil the firststoppage of play following the expiry of theirrespectivepenalties
    ONLY ONE EXCEPTION TO THIS RULE:
    WhenBOTH TEAMS are at FULL STRENGTH on the ice and onlyONE
    MINORpenalty is assessed to ONEplayer on EACHteam at the SAME
    STOPPAGE OF PLAY
    => 4 ON 4
    Coincidentalpenalties
  • Penalties and signals
  • 504 – Misconduct505- GameMisconduct (GM)
    10 min = Misconduct
    20min = GameMisconduct
    Bothhands on the hips
  • 507 – Matchpenalty (MP)
    Always 5 minutesshorthanded
    Patting the palm of the hand
    on top of the head
  • 508 – Penaltyshot
    Armscrossedabove the head
  • 520 - Boarding
    A playerwhobodychecks, elbows
    chargesortrips an opponent in such
    manner thatitcauses the opponent to
    bethrownviolently into the boards
    2 min
    5min+GM
    or
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    5min+GM
    or
    MP
    Striking the clenchedfist of onehand into
    the open palm of the oppositehand in
    front of the chest
  • Boarding
    520 - Boarding
  • 521 – Butt-Ending
    Identifies the act of a playerwhouses
    the shaft of the stickabove the upperhand
    to check an opposingplayer
    2+2+10min (attempt)
    5min+GM
    or
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    MP
    A crossmotion of the forearms, one
    movingunder the other. Upper hand
    is open and the lowerhand a clenchedfist
  • 522 - Charging
    Shallmean the action of a playerwho as a result of
    distacetravelled, shallviolentlycheck an opponent
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    5+GM
    MP
    Rotatingclenchedfistsaroundone
    another in front of the chest
  • Charging
    522 - Charging
  • 523 – Checkingfrombehind
    A checkfrombehind is a checkdelivered
    on a playerwho is notaware of the impending
    hit, is unable to protecthimself and contact is
    made on the backpart of the body
    2min+automatic 10min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    MP
    A forwardmotion of botharms, with
    the palms of the hands open and facing
    awayfrom the body, fullyextendedfrom the
    chest at shoulderlevel
  • CFB
    523 – Checkingfrombehind
  • 524 - Clipping
    A clipping is the act of throwing the body
    acrossorbelow the knee of an opponent,
    charging, orfalling into the knees of an
    opponentafterapproachinghimfrom
    behind, side orfront
    2min
    5+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    5+GM
    MP
    Strikingleg with eitherhandbelow the knee
    frombehind, keepingbothskates on the ice
  • Clipping
    524 - Clipping
  • 525 – Cross-checking
    A ”Cross-check” is a checkdelivered with both
    hands on the stick and no part of the stick on the ice
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    5min+GM
    MP
    A forward and backwardmotion
    of the arms with bothfistsclenched,
    extendingfrom the chest for a distance of about
    a half a meter
  • C-c
    525 – Cross-checking
  • 526 - Elbowing
    A playerwhouseshiselbow to foul
    an opponent
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    5min+GM
    MP
    Tappingeitherelbow with the oppositehand
  • Elbowing
    526 - Elbowing
  • 528 – Roughingorfisticuffs
    A player is deemedguilty of unnecessaryroughness
    Roughing:
    2min
    2+2min
    5min+GM
    OBS. NO MP!!!
    Fisticuffs:
    A playerwhostartsfisticuffs:
    MP
    A playerwho, havingbeenstruck, retaliates
    with a bloworattemptedblow:
    2min
    2+2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Fistclenched and armextended out to the side of the body
  • Fisticuffs
    Fisticuffs
  • 530 – Highsticking
    A playerwhocarriesorholdshisstickor
    anypart of itabove the height of hisshoulders
    thatmakescontact with an opponent
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    2+2 (accident)
    5min+GM
    MP
    Holding bothfistsclenched, oneimmediateltyabove
    the other at the height of the forehead
  • H-s
    530 – High-sticking
  • 531 - Holding
    A playerwhoholds an opponent with his
    handsorstickoranyotherway
    2min
    OBS!
    A playerwhograbsorholds the face
    maskor helmet orpulls the hair of an
    opponent=> ROUGHING
    -2min
    -5min+GM
    Graspingeitherwrist with the otherhand
    in front of the chest
  • Holding
    Holding
    531 - Holding
  • 532 – Holding the stick
    A playerwhoholds an opponent’sstick
    with hishandsor in anyotherway
    2min
    Twostagesignalinvolving the
    holding signalfollowedby an
    indicationyouare holding onto
    a stick with twohands in a
    normal manner
  • 533 - Hooking
    A playerwhoimpedesorseeks to impede the
    progress of an opponentbyhookinghim with
    hisstick
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injuresanopponent:
    5min+GM
    MP
    A tuggingmotion with botharms as
    ifpullingsomethingfrom in fronttoward the stomach
  • Hooking
    533 - Hooking
  • 534 - Interference
    A playerwhointerferesorimpedes the progress of
    an opponentwho is not in possession of the puck
    Thisruleapplies to anyinterference action
    such as knocking a stick out of an opponents
    hands and preventing a playerwholosthis
    stick to regainpossession
    A playerwho, bymeans of hisstickorhisbody
    interferes with orimpedes the progress of the
    goalkeeperwhile he is in hisgoalcrease
    2min
    Crossedarms with closedfistsstationary
    in front of the chest
  • Interference
    534 - Interference
  • 536 - Kneeing
    A playerwhouseshisknee to foul an opponent
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injures an opponent:
    5min+GM
    MP
    Tappingeitherknee with the palm of the hand,
    whilekeepingbothskates on the ice
  • Kneeing
    536 - Kneeing
  • 537 - Slashing
    A playerwhoimpedesorseeks to impede the progress
    of an opponentbyslashing with hisstick
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injures an opponent:
    5min+GM
    MP
    A choppingmotion with the edge of onehand
    across the oppositeforearm
  • Slashing
    537 - Slashing
  • 538 - Spearing
    Spearing is the action of stabbing an opponent
    with the point of the stickblade, whetherornot
    the stick is beingcarried with oneorbothhands
    2+2+10min (attempt)
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injures an opponent:
    MP
    Jabbingmotion with bothhandsthrusting out
    immediately in front of the body and thenhands
    lowered to the side of the body
  • Spearing
    538 - Spearing
  • 539 - Tripping
    A playerwhoshallplacehisstick, leg, foot, arm,
    handorelbow in such manner thatitshallcause
    hisopponent to triporfall
    2min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injures an opponent:
    5min+GM
    MP
    Strikingleg with a movingfollowthroughmotion
    with eitherhandbelow the kneekeepingboth
    skates on the ice
  • Tripping
    539 - Tripping
  • 540 – Checking to the head and neckarea
    A playerwhodirects a checkorblow, with anypart
    of hisbodyorequipment to the head and neckarea
    of and opposingplayeror ”drives” or ”forces” the
    head of an opposingplayer into the protectiveglass
    on boards
    -> As a guideline, where the majorforce of the blow
    is initially to the bodyarea and then ”slides” up
    to the headarea, this is notclassified as
    ”checking to the head”
    2+10min
    5min+GM
    MP
    Injures an opponent:
    MP
    The side movement of the open palm of the hand
    towards the side of the head
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    540 – Checking to the head and neckarea
  • 541 – Body-checking
    If a playermakes a directbody-check
    The spirit of thisrule is to minimize the potential
    for injurythroughphysicalcontact. Thusanyovert
    orintentionalcontactthat is designed to apply
    physicalforce to an opposingplayer (withouttrying
    to get the puck) shallbepenalizedunderthisrule.
    Accidentalcontactthatoccursduring the normal
    course of playing the puckshallnotbepenalized
    underthisrule
    Playersareallowed to lean on eachother and produce
    body-contact, whiletheyareattempting to gainpossesion
    of the puckalong the boards. Suchactionsshallbelegal
    provided the action stays at the level of ”contact” and does
    notescalate to the level of ”checking”
    2min
    5+GM
    The palm of the non-whistlehand is broughtacross the body
    and placed on the oppositeshoulder
  • 2min
    Indicate with sixfingers
    (onehand open) in
    front of the chest
    573 – Too manyplayers on the ice
  • Time out
  • Attackingplayer in the goalcrease
  • 554 – Delaying the game
    Whenanyplayerorgoalkeeper, while in defending
    zone, shoots, throwsorbats the puck with hishand
    orstickdirectly, (non-deflected) out of the playing
    area, exceptwherethere is no glass
    When the puck is shot, thrownorbatted with the
    handsorstickby a playerorgoalkeeper into the
    player’sbench (orpenaltybench of there is no
    protectiveglass), no penaltyshallbeassessed
    2min
  • Wash out
  • Change of playersprocedure
  • Change of playersprocedureduringstoppage of play
    The Referee shallallow the visitingteamfiveseconds to maketheirchanges
    After the fiveseconds, the Referee shallraisehisarm to indicatethat the visitingteamshall no longermake a playerchange
    With the armstillup, the Referee shallallow the home teamfiveseconds to maketheirplayerchanges
    After the fiveseconds, the Referee dropshisarm to indicatethat the home teamshall no longermake a playerchange
    As soon as the Referee dropshisarm, the Referee conducting the faceoffshallblow the whistle, whichsignalsbothteamsthattheyshallhave no morethanfiveseconds to line-up for the face-off
    The Referee conducting the faceoffshalldrop the puckduringthesefivesecondsorremoves the playertaking the face-off
    DON’T LET TEAMS DECIDE HOW MUCH TIME THEY CAN
    USE FOR CHANGING PLAYERS!!!
  • Face-offsaftergoalorpenalty
    ->Use ”gamesense” with the changingprocedure
    Ifeitherteam is delaying the playerschangingprocedure on purpose:
    -> issue a warning to the coach
    -> anysubsequentinfraction, a BenchMinorpenalty
    Following a stoppage of play for an icing infraction, the offendingteam is prohibitedfrommakinganyplayerchangeuntil play hasresumed
    Change of playersprocedureduringstoppage of play
  • Highsticking the puck & Passing the puck with hands
  • Highsticking the puck
    Stoppingorbatting the puck with the stickabove the height of the shoulders is prohited
    The Referee shallmake an initialHighStickingsignalindicating a violation
    The play shallbestopped, unless:
    - The puck is batted to an opponent (wash-outsignal)
    - A player of the defendingteambats the puck in hisowngoal
    -> goal is allowed
    In othercases the Referee shall stop the game and repeat the signal
    If the puckhasbeenhighstickedby an attackingplayer in hisAttackingZone the face-offshalltakeplace at the nearestspot in the NeutralZone
    If the puckhasbeenhighstickedby a player in hisDefendingZoneor in the Neutralzone, the face-offshalltakeplace at the nearestDefendingZoneface-offspot
  • A playershallbepermitted to stop orbat the puck in the air with the open handorpushitalong the ice with hishand and the play shallnotbestopped:
    UNLESS:
    - In the opinion of the Referee, the playerhasdeliberatelydirected the
    puck to a team-mateorhasallowedhisteam to gain an advantage and
    subsequentlypossession and control of the puck is obtainedby a player
    of the offendingteam, eitherdirectlyordeflectedoffanyplayeror
    official
    A playershallbepermitted to catch the puck out of the air butmust
    immediatelyplaceitorknockitdown to the ice. If he catchesit and skate
    with it, either to avoid a checkor to gain a territorialadvantageoverhis
    opponent he shallbeassessed a:
    -Minorpenalty 2min
    If the puck is passed with the handfrom a defendingplayer in the Defendingzone and histeammateobtainspossession of the puck in hisDefendingZone, the Referee shallnot stop the play!
    Handpassing
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