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OFFICIAL RULES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table 5 - Rule 20 - Major Penalties
Summary of Major Penalties

Descprition

Rule

(i)  Boarding

Rule 41

(ii)  Butt-ending

Rule 58

(iii)  Charging

Rule 42

(iv)  Checking from behind

Rule 43

(v)  Clipping

Rule 44

(vi)  Cross-checking

Rule 59

(vii)  Elbowing

Rule 45

(viii)  Fighting

Rule 46

(ix)  Head-butting

Rule 47

(x)  Hooking

Rule 55

(xi)  Illegal Check to the Head

Rule 48

(xii)  Interference

Rule 56

(xiii)  Kneeing

Rule 50

(xiv)  Slashing

Rule 61

(xv)  Spearing

Rule 62

 
     
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The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

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