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2021 / 2022 Minimum Suspension Guidelines

 

HC - F22

Ineligible Player - Player or Team Official

3 Years (falsifying a birth certificate or using an assumed name)

2.2

Ineligible Player – Team Official

5 games (Using a player not rostered, affiliated or under suspension)

4.4

All Major Penalties

1 game (applies to all Game Misconduct penalties)

4.6 C

Game Misconduct – Last 10 minutes

1st and 2ndoffence  - 1 game

3rd offence – 2 games+ 1 game as per HC rule 4.6(c)

 

 

 

If players undo their own or each others’ chin straps and/or remove their own or each others’ helmets before or during a fight.

Gross Misconduct + Game + any other penalties incurred.

4.7 A

Gross Misconduct – Discriminatory Grounds

1st and 2ndoffence– 2 games

3rd offence – 3 games

4th offence -  Indefinite

 

4.7 B

Gross Misconduct - Travesty of the Game – Player

 

 

1st – 2 games

2nd – 5 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

** for team officials, an extra 2 games for each offense

4.8

Match Penalty

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite

4.8

Hooking (match)

1st – 2 games

2nd – 4 games

3rd – 6 games

6.1

Attempt to Injure / Deliberate Injury Match Penalties

Indefinite Suspension

6.1 A

In any manner - Not otherwise covered

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.1 B

Head-Butting

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.1 C

Kicking

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.1 D

Pulling hair or grabbing facial protector

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.1 E

Uses facial protection as weapon

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.1 F

Slash, High Stick, Cross Check, Spearing / Butt-end

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.2 A

Boarding – Body Checking  Major Penalty

1st – 2  games

2nd – 3  games

3rd – indefinite when major penalty is assessed.

6.3 A

Charging – Major Penalty

1st – 2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – Indefinite

 

 

 

6.3 B

Charging Goaltender – Major Penalty

1st – 2game

2nd –3 games

3rd – Indefinite

 

6.4 A

Checking from behind - Major Penalty

1st – 2 games

2nd – 3 games

3rd – indefinite

6.4 B

Hit in any manner from behind –Match Penalty

1st – 4  games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

6.5 B

Head Contact - Major Penalty

1st  –2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – indefinite

6.5 E

Head Contact - Match Penalty

1st  – 4 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite

6.6 B

Elbowing/Kneeing - Major Penalty

1st – 1 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – 4 games

4th – indefinite

6.7

Roughing Major

1st offence – 2 games

2nd offence – 3 games

3rd offence - Indefinite

6.7 A+B

Fighting - Major Penalty

1st  – 2 game

2nd – 4 games

3rd   – indefinite

6.7 B (1&2)

Instigator or aggressor of a fight

1st  – 3 games

2nd – Indefinite

6.7 E

Wearing material to inflict injury – Match Penalty

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

6.7 G

Off Ice Fighting – Major Penalty

1st  – 1 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd  – 4 games

4th  – indefinite

6.7

Any player receiving a fighting major penalty, which is a result of a second or subsequent fight during the same stoppage of play.

2 Games

6.7 H

Third man in a fight

1st – 4 games

6.7 I

A Gross Misconduct penalty shall be assessed any player or team official who fights with a team official, joins in a fight involving a team official or intervenes as a peacemaker in a fight involving a team official.

1st – 2 games

2nd – 5 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

** for team officials, an extra 2 games for each offense

7.4

Slew Footing – Match Penalty

1st – 4 games

2nd – 7 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

7.4 B

Tripping -  Major Penalty

1st – 2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – 0ffence - Indefinite

 

8.1

Butt-Ending

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

8.2

Cross-checking - Major Penalty

1st – 2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – Indefinite

 

8.2 E

Cross-checking - Match Penalty

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

8.3 A / B

High-stick - Major Penalty

1st – 2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – Indefinite

 

8.3 C

High-stick - Match Penalty

1st  - 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd  - Indefinite

8.4 B

Slashing - Major Penalty

1st  - 2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – Indefinite

 

 

 

 

8.4 D

Slashing - Match Penalty

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd  - Indefinite

8.5

Spearing – Match Penalty

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games

3rd – indefinite (min 10 games)

9.2 A

Unsportsmanlike Conduct - Player/Coach

1st– 2 game

2nd – 3 games

3rd – Indefinite

9.2 B

Harassment / Abuse of officials - players

1st– 2 games

2nd – 5 games

3rd –  indefinite (min 10 games)

9.2 B

Harassment / Abuse of officials - coach/officials

1st – 4 games

2nd – 7 games

3rd –  indefinite (min 12 games)

9.2 F

Game  Misconduct - Discriminatory Grounds

2 games

9.5 A

Leaving bench or penalty bench for purpose of a fight

Player – 5 games

Coach – 5 games

9.5 B

Leaving bench  or penalty bench during a fight

1st – 4 games for purpose of a fight.

 

The coach of the team whose player is penalized for being the first to leave the players bench or penalty bench during a fight or start a fight.

3 Games

9.5 C

Any player who leaves his players’ or penalty bench during a fight and is assessed a Major or Misconduct penalty for his actions shall also incur an automatic Game Misconduct penalty.

1 game

 

The coach whose player left the player or penalty bench but is not identified as the first to leave the bench during an ice altercation. [Rule 9.5 (c)]

1 Game

 

The coach of a team whose player is penalized for a third offence of Instigator or Aggressor

3 Games

9.5 F

Team Official Getting On the Ice – Game Misconduct

1st – 3 games

9.6 A

Threatens or attempts to strike on-ice or minor official

1st – Indefinite (Min 3  Games)

9.6 B

Intentionally touches, holds or pushes an on-ice official

1st – Indefinite (Min 6 Games)

9.6 C

Deliberately strikes, trips, or body checks on-ice or minor

officials

1st – Indefinite (Min 1 Year)

 

Molesting Officials

Indefinite Suspension

9.7

Spitting - Match Penalty

1st – 3 games

2nd – 6 games (makes contact)

10.14 A

Fails to return and start play - Team officials

Up to 1 year

10.14 C

Fails to return and start play - Second time in same game

Up to 1 year

10.14 D

Fails to present themselves at a game for playoff provincials

6 games

10.14 E

Refusal to leave area after game misconduct assessed

Minimum of 1year

 

Not completing game or series

1st – indefinite

 

Pre or Post Game Incidents where Majors and Game misconducts   are accessed

1st – Indefinite

 

Coach of team whose players are penalized for Pre or Post Game Altercations

Indefinite Suspension

 

Any team involved in a pre or post game brawl

Indefinite Suspension

 

Any player, manager, coach, trainer, or stick boy using obscene and/or profane language:

- first infraction

- second infraction (same game)

10 minute misconduct

Game Misconduct

(26.1)

Ops. Manual

It is mandatory that all NBPEIMMHL coaches and on ice personnel 

wear a CSA approved helmet while on the ice

during practice.

 

1st –  warning issued

2nd – 1 week suspension

3rd –  indefinite