1. Goaltenders must wear a facemask at all times during game action. The facemask must be constructed in such a way that a puck cannot enter through the openings.

  2. All goaltenders in the age category Under-18 must wear a facemask constructed in such a way that neither a puck nor a stick blade can enter through the openings.

  3. A goaltender is allowed to wear a facemask of a different color and design than that of his teammates.

  4. The backup goaltender is not required to wear his helmet and facemask when he crosses the ice to return to his players’ bench after intermission.