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.
- Force of contact
- Location of contact
- Motion of contact