Zero Tolerance For Head Contact, News (Shallow Lake Minor Hockey)

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Zero Tolerance For Head Contact
Submitted By SLMH on Sat 09 03, 11
Hockey Canada recently approved measures to promote zero tolerance for all head contact/checks in minor and female hockey.

A minor penalty will now be assessed for all accidental hits to the head.

A double minor penalty -or- a major and game misconduct
(discretion of the referee based on the violence of impact)

A major penalty and a game misconduct, or match penalty, shall be assessed to any player who injures an opponent under this rule.

Watch [this video] to see examples of how this rule should be enforced.


Visit [Hockey Canada] for more details.
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