Referees & Rules
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11-24-2012, 09:22 PM
Join Date: May 2011
Originally Posted by
USA Hockey rules is:
(Either because of hit from behind in open ice, unsportsmanlike, etc) - 10 Minutes to be served in the box, no loss of manpower on ice.
- Ejection, 10 minutes worth of penalties goes against the players record.
- 5 minutes in the box served by another player, Ejection, 10 minutes worth of penalties goes against the players record.
So when people are saying 2+10, that doesn't mean he is ejected, just has to sit in the penalty box for that entire time. They are only down a man for the 2 minutes though(Additional player serves the 2 minutes and comes out then).
You are correct, but what I meant by 2+10 or 5+10 was a 2 minute minor + a game misconduct + automatic 1 game suspension, or 5 minute major + game misconduct + automatic 2 game suspension.
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