IIHF OFFICIAL RULE BOOK 2023/24

TABLE OF CONTENTS 67.3. MINOR PENALTY – GOALKEEPER The object of this entire rule is to keep the puck in play continuously and any action taken by the Goalkeeper which causes an unnecessary stoppage must be penalized without warning. A “Delay of Game” penalty shall be assessed to a Goalkeeper who: (I) Holds the puck with their hands for longer than three (3) seconds unless they are actually being “checked / pressured” by an opponent; (II) Deliberately holds the puck in any manner which, in the opinion of the Referee, causes an unnecessary stoppage of play; (III) Throws the puck forward towards the opponent’s net; Note: In the case where the puck thrown forward by the Goalkeeper being taken by an opponent, the Referee shall allow the resulting play to be completed, and if goal is scored by the non-offending Team, it shall be allowed and no penalty given; but if a goal is not scored, play shall be stopped and a Minor Penalty shall be imposed against the Goalkeeper;. (IV) Drops the puck into their pads or onto the goal net; (V) Deliberately piles up snow or obstacles at or near their net that, in the opinion of the Referee, would tend to prevent the scoring of a goal. 67.4. PENALTY SHOT This rule is described under ➔ Rule 63.6 – Penalty Shot 67.5. AWARDED GOAL When a Goalkeeper, prior to proceeding to their Players’ Bench to be replaced by an extra attacker, intentionally leaves their stick or other piece of equipment, piles snow or other obstacles at or near their net that, in the opinion of the Referee, would tend to prevent the puck from entering the net, a goal shall be awarded. In order to award a goal in this situation, the Goalkeeper must have been replaced for an extra attacker, otherwise a Minor Penalty shall be assessed. If a Skater, when the Goalkeeper has been replaced for an extra attacker, falls on the puck, holds the puck, picks up the puck, or gathers the puck into their body or hands from the ice in the Goal Crease area, the play shall be stopped immediately, and a goal awarded to the non-offending Team. 67.6. DISALLOWED GOAL A goal cannot be scored by an attacking Player who “bats or directs” the puck with their hand into the net. A goal cannot be scored by an attacking Player who “bats or directs” the puck and it is “deflected” into the net off any Player or Official. When the puck enters the net on a “clear deflection” off a glove, the goal shall be allowed. RULE 68 ILLEGAL SUBSTITUTION 68.1. ILLEGAL SUBSTITUTION An “illegal substitution” shall be deemed to have occurred when a Player enters the game illegally from either the Players’ Bench (Teammate not within the 1.50 m limit ➔ Rule 74 – Too Many Players on the Ice, from the Penalty Box (penalty has not yet expired), when a Major Penalty is being served and the replacement Player does not return to the ice from the Penalty Box IIHF OFFICIAL RULE BOOK 2023/24 – SECTION 09 109 OTHER FOULS 09 SECTION · OTHER FOULS

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