Head Contact Rule 2011-2012
Be aware the Head Contact Rule (AKA Sidney Crosby Rule) is being strictly enforced this year. View the Hockey Canada video to show examples of what is & isn't a penalty.
Incidental Contact - Tyke & below - discrection of the referee
Accidental Contact - Novice & Above- 2 min. minor penalty
Intentional Contact - 4 min. minor penalty
Intent to Injure - Major & Game Misconduct or Match Penalty
Contact resulting in Injury - Match Penalty