The use of the stick will be limited to only playing the puck. Stick contact, as a result of a slashing motion, to the hands/ arms or body of the opponentis a penalty. Hard slashes to the upper portion of the stick (between the hands) of an opponent shall also be penalized.

  • The stick will not be allowed to in any way impede a player’s progress.
  • Poking, jabbing, or tapping to the hands of an opponent, especially in passing or shooting situations is a penalty, regardless of force.

Key references:

  • Force of contact
  • Location of contact
  • Motion of contact