IIHF OFFICIAL RULE BOOK 2022/23

TABLE OF CONTENTS I I HF OFF I C I AL RULE BOOK 2022 / 23 – SECT I ON 05 82 OFF I C I ALS 34.3. OVERTIME OPERATIONS In the event of Overtime for a Round Robin or for a Preliminary Round game, the Game Timekeeper shall reset the clock to five (5) minutes in preparation for the Overtime period. The Overtime period will commence promptly following the shoveling of the entire ice surface. ➔ Rule 63 – Overtime Operations. »For more information refer to IIHF Sport Regulations. 34.4. SIGNAL DEVICES If the arena is not equipped with an automatic signaling device or, if such device fails to function, the Game Timekeeper shall signal the end of each period by blowing a whistle. 34.5. START OF PERIODS The Game Timekeeper shall signal the Referees and the competing Teams for the start of the game and each succeeding period and the Referees shall start the play promptly. ➔ Rule 77 – Game and Intermission Timing. »For more information refer to IIHF Sport Regulations. 34.6. TELEVISION AND HOST BROADCASTER »For more information refer to IIHF Sport Regulations. 34.7. VERIFICATION OF TIME Any loss of time on the game or penalty clocks due to a false “face-off” must be replaced as appropriate. The Video Review Operations may be consulted to ensure the time is accurately replaced. In the event of any dispute regarding time, the matter shall be referred to the Referees for adjudication and their decision shall be final. They may use the Video Review Operations to assist in rendering their final decision. ➔ Rule 37.6 – Video Review. The Game Timekeeper shall assist to verify game time using an additional timing device (IIHF approved stopwatch). In the event the clock fails to operate when play resumes, the On-ice Officials may elect to stop play provided there is no imminent scoring opportunity or wait until the next legitimate stoppage of play. In cooperation with the Game Timekeeper and the Video Review Operations, the clock is to be re-set to the appropriate time. In the event a Video Review shows a goal was scored prior to the play being stopped, the Video Review Operations will inform the Game Timekeeper and the Official Scorekeeper of the time of goal and the amount of playing time left to be reset on the Game Clock. RULE 35 PENALTY TIMEKEEPER 35.1. GENERAL DUTIES The Penalty Timekeeper shall keep a correct record of all penalties imposed by the On-ice Game Officials, including the names of the Players penalized, the penalties assessed, the duration of each penalty and the time at which each penalty was imposed. This information shall also be recorded by the scorekeeper on the Official Game Sheet. The Penalty Timekeeper shall inform penalized Players and the Penalty Box Attendants as to the correct expiration time of all 0 5 S E C T I ON · O F F I C I A L S

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