Category Archives: Know the Rules

Week 4 – When two is too much

Rule / Situation of the week Be the Referee!!! Welcome to our Rule/Situation(s) of Week!   Welcome back! In this week’s column, we will go over a situation that happened last week in Pittsburgh (October 28th vs NJ Devils @ 2:12 of the Second Period). You can watch the video here: http://www.nhl.com/ice/blogpost.htm?id=33135   On this play, the […]

Week 3 – Flying Sticks Allowed?

Rule / Situation of the week Welcome to our Rule/Situation(s) of Week! Welcome back! In this week’s column, we will go over some uncommon “high-sticks” situations that are allowed in the game of hockey! There’s two different types of “high-sticks” situations in our game, first there’s the action of contacting an opponent with a stick […]

Week 1 – Goalkeeper’s Restricted Area

Rule / Situation of the week Be the Referee!!! Welcome to our FIRST Rule Situation(s) of Week! Every Mondays for the next 25 weeks (during the regular season schedule) we will explain in this column some bizarre or uncommon game’s situation/rule. Hockey is a particular game when it comes to the rulebook. Hockey officials need […]