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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final
OFFICIAL RULES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table 6 - Rule 20 - Major Penalties
Game Misconduct Penalties That Result in an Automatic Game Misconduct

Descprition

Rule

(i)  Butt-ending

Rule 58

(ii)  Checking from behind

Rule 43

(iii)  Clipping

Rule 44

(iv)  Cross-checking

Rule 59

(v)  Fighting (after original altercation)

Rule 46

(vi)  Fighting (when aggressor)

Rule 46

(vii)  Fighting (second instigator in game)

Rule 46

(viii)  Fighting (instigator in final 5 minutes)

Rule 46

(ix)  Fighting (third instigator in season)

Rule 46

(x)  Head-butting

Rule 47

(xi)  Hooking

Rule 55

(xii)  Illegal Check to the Head

Rule 48

(xiii)  Kneeing

Rule 50

(xiv)  Slashing

Rule 61

(xv)  Spearing

Rule 62

 
     

For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.

— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards on their win vs. the Penguins in Game 2, the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff victory