New Rules For USA Hockey

2006-07 New Standard of Play and Rules Emphasis
The principles of this new enforcement standard include the following:

  • The use of the stick will be limited to only playing the puck.
  • The stick will not be allowed to in any way impede a player’s progress.
  • The use of a free hand/arm will not be allowed to grab or impede a player’s progress.
  • Players who use their physical skills and/or anticipation and have a positional advantage shall not lose that advantage as a result of illegal acts by the opponent.
  • Players will be held accountable for acts of an intimidating or dangerous nature.
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9 Responses to New Rules For USA Hockey

  1. turk says:

    i’m sure all the refs at wintersport are being briefed on these changes and undergoing very intense training on how to call these infractions. so, as a member of usa hockey, feel free to quote these new rules whenever necessary. it will certainly gain us an edge.

  2. kratz says:

    Is it too late to change our new jerseys to skirts?

  3. Townsend says:

    It looks like 44 will be breaking the 100 PIM mark this year.

  4. heron says:

    where were these rules when I was 15 and entering high school at 122lbs.

  5. thegoatsbro says:

    Physical skill and anticipation. I am headed for the C league.

  6. RR 225 lbs. says:

    I’m glad it doesn’t say anything about getting a belly in the way.

  7. RR 225 lbs. says:

    I’m glad it doesn’t say anything about getting a belly in the way.

  8. RR 225 lbs. says:

    I’m glad it doesn’t say anything about getting a belly in the way.

  9. RR 225 lbs. says:

    I’m glad it doesn’t say anything about getting a belly in the way.

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