SECTION TWO - TEAMS,
PLAYERS and EQUIPMENT
Rule 233: Players Helmet
During the game and the
pre game warm up, all players must wear a hockey helmet..... This
new paragraph to rule 223 incorporates IIHF INTERPRETATION BULLETIN No.4
into the rule book
Should the helmet of a player come off
while play is in progress, the player may not be permitted to
participate in the play except if he replaces the helmet on his head with
the chin strap properly fastened.
If the player continues without his helmet
he will be assessed a Minor Penalty (2 Min)
Rule 227: Mouth Guard
It is recomended that all players wear a
custom-made mouth guard.
All players in the age category under 20,
and not wearing a full face mask, must wear a custom made mouth guard.
Rule 233(a) Goal Keepers Blocking Glove
The maximum dimensions of the protective padding attached
to the back, forming part of a blocking glove shall measure 41cm
(42cm) in length.
Rule 233(b) Goalkeepers Catching Glove
The maximum dimensions of the catching glove shall measure
41cm (43cm) in length 23cm
(21cm) in width in any part of the wrist cuff (area)
which will have a minimum height of 11.5cm.
Distance from the heel along the pocket to
the top of the T trap: 48cm.
Maximum perimeter of 122cm.
Rule 234: Goalkeepers Helmet and Face Mask
Goalkeepers Face Masks in Senior and
Junior 20 Categories must be constructed in such a way that a puck (nor
stick blade) may not get through it.
Rule 235: Goalkeepers Leg Guards
The goal keepers leg guards shall not exceed 30.5cm
(30cm) wide when on the leg of the goalkeeper.
Rule 240: Uniforms
Sweaters, including the sleeves,
and stockings shall be of the same colour.
Rule 260: Measurement of Equipment
The Referee may, at any time and
at his own discretion, measure any equipment.
The Referee shall make the necessary measurement
However, no goal shall be disallowed as a
result of any measurement.
Such a request shall be limited to one
(by each) team at any stoppage of play.