Question about a hooking penalty
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03-14-2009, 06:06 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Technically under USA Hockey rules, hooking the stick could be called a penalty, but it's not usually called.
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A player hooks the stick of another player causing him to lose possession of the puck. Is this a legal action?
No. Rule Reference 619(a).
Although a stick lift is an accepted checking technique, hooking the stick is not.
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