Rule 119 – Boarding

Rule 122 – Charging

Rule 123 – Checking from behind

Rule 124 – Checking to the head or neck

Rule 139 – Elbowing

Rule 142 – Head butting - An attempt to head butt (no intent to injure)

Rule 151 – Kicking - An attempt to kick (no intent to injure)

Rule 153 – Late hit

Rule 152 – Kneeing

Rule 160 – Slew-footing

Where any of the above IIHF rules currently state:

  1. ‘A (1 of the above infractions) penalty is punishable by at least a minor penalty’

    or

  2. ‘A minor penalty and misconduct penalty'

New - Will be replaced with the wording:

  1. A (1 of the above infractions) penalty is punishable by at least a double minor penalty (2+2 minutes).

For the above-mentioned penalties, they will be automatically assessed as a 2+2 minutes penalty. The options of 2 and/or 2+10 will no longer exist.