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12-06-2007, 01:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Billy Smith View Post
Yeah, Hockey Canada's rules - which your rec league is no doubt using - are similar. But the key is that the puck has to go down the ice straight off the draw. Your description makes it sound like the draw happened, then one of your opponent's players shot the puck down the ice. That's clearly icing and should be called as such.
That's how I read it and I agree with the assessment.

Somewhat off-topic and something that not many players I've officiated know, is that blocked shots are not icing if the puck goes all the way down the ice.

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