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Phoenix 04-03-2007 10:39 PM

Offside Q
 
Am starting to get familiar with rules and gameplay but am a bit confused...I know with the basic offside rule that players can't precede the puck into the attack zone.......but somebody was talking about how if you take the puck off the defending team in the attack zone you have to bring it back to the blue line (therefore +/- all your players behind blue line?) before going for the goal again? Does this depend on who originally took the puck over perhaps?

Can somebody clarify this for me??!!!

vwg* 04-04-2007 02:58 AM

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Originally Posted by Phoenix (Post 8758667)
Am starting to get familiar with rules and gameplay but am a bit confused...I know with the basic offside rule that players can't precede the puck into the attack zone.......but somebody was talking about how if you take the puck off the defending team in the attack zone you have to bring it back to the blue line (therefore +/- all your players behind blue line?) before going for the goal again? Does this depend on who originally took the puck over perhaps?

Can somebody clarify this for me??!!!

I assume you mean if you steal the puck from the defending team in their defensive zone, do you have to take it back out to the blueline to re-enter the attack zone on-side. No, you don't have to. As long as you brought the puck in on-side to begin with or if they passed it back in their own defensive zone themselves, you're fine.

Phoenix 04-04-2007 05:05 AM

Ok...kewl...so if the defending team takes it over the blue line into their own defence zone, I can take the puck off them in that zone, and go for the goal straight away? I don't have to worry about taking it back to the blue line?

itsjustsurvival 04-04-2007 09:18 AM

correct

Phoenix 04-05-2007 09:23 AM

oh good...that makes things much easier on my mind lol...i dunno what my mate was talking about the other day then... :shakehead

ResidentAlien* 04-05-2007 09:58 AM

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Originally Posted by Phoenix (Post 8774254)
oh good...that makes things much easier on my mind lol...i dunno what my mate was talking about the other day then... :shakehead

he may have been talking about the "touch up"
If any player moves the puck out of the offensive(atttack) zone, all attacking players must exit that zone before they(attacking players) can touch the puck(inside the zone) again.
Hope that makes sense, kind of hard to write it out - especially so early!

Phoenix 04-06-2007 03:51 AM

Could be, i dunno. Guess I'll play and find out! :)


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