New Rules and  Changes 2002/2003

   This document outlines the rule changes applicable to Recreational Ice Hockey as played in the UK under the IIHF Rule Book.

   The element of the rule that has been changed or new rule that has been added is highlighted in red. For information the replaced element is in (brackets).

   The full list of rules can be found at www.iihf.com although the site is not yet fully up to date with these changes.

 

     SECTION ONE - ICE RINK    Changes not quoted as they only deal with the building

 

     SECTION TWO - TEAMS, PLAYERS and EQUIPMENT

 

     SECTION THREE - OFFICIALS and their DUTIES   No Changes

 

     SECTION FOUR - PLAYING RULES

 

     SECTION FIVE - PENALTIES

 

     SECTION SIX - SPECIFIC RULES   No Changes