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01-20-2013, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Theosis View Post
Yeah it's a new rule. Can't play the puck with your hand at all in the defensive zone if I understand it correctly.

Also you can't catch the puck like players used to do when it's in the air and have your glove closed on it... (at least that's what I understood from the announcers from one of the games yesterday)
Really? Should make for some interesting situations when a player breaks his stick in his own end and trying to defend.

Edit. Yeah Pierre McGuire brought up that rule yesterday when Crosby hit the puck with the back of his hand.

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