QUESTION: My son plays in a U10 division, can he take a slap shot? ANSWER: Rule 621 (d); the 21/25 rule changes eliminated the restriction on slapshots at the U10 and under classifications.
Ask the Official: Match Penalty for Hateful Language
QUESTION: What judgment should an Official use in assessing a match penalty for a player or coach using language that is deemed to be hateful or discriminatory in nature? ANSWER: If the official hears a comment that they deem to… Read More ›
Ask the Official: Use of Stick to Check an Opponent’s Stick
By Dave Zednik, IHOA Rules & Ethics Chair QUESTION: Just prior to the puck being received by an attacking player, the defensive player chops down on top of the stick and prevents them from being able to play the puck. Should… Read More ›