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OFFICIAL RULES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table 9 - Rule 22 - Misconduct Penalties
Summary of Misconduct Penalties

 Descprition

Rule

(i)  Banging boards with stick in protest of an official’s ruling

Rule 39

(ii)  Continuing or attempting to continue a fight

Rule 46

(iii)  Deliberately breaking stick or refusing to surrender stick for measurement

Rule 10

(iv)  Deliberately throwing any equipment (including stick) out of playing area

Rule 39
Rule 53

(v)  Entering or remaining in the referee’s crease

Rule 39

(vi)  Fighting off the playing surface (or with another player who is off the playing surface)

Rule 46

(vii)  Inciting an opponent

Rule 75

(viii)  Instigating a fight

Rule 46

(ix)  Interfering or distracting opponent taking a penalty shot

Rule 24

(x)  Knocking or shooting puck out of reach of an official

Rule 39

(xi)  Leaving bench to speak to official

Rule 6

(xii)   Refusing to change non-regulation piece of protective equipment (second violation)

Rule 9

(xiii)  Use of profane or abusive language

Rule 75

(xiv)  Verbal abuse of an official

Rule 39

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