Level 1 Match penalties (10 games or request a hearing) Match penalties Rule 305(b) Dangerous Equipment Rule 601(f) Abuse of Officials and Other Misconduct (This includes all match penalties assessed under this rule except 601(f.1) Physical Assault of an Official) Rule 602(a) Attempt to Injure/Deliberate Injury of Opponent
Level 2 Match penalties (7 games or request a hearing) Match penalties Rule 603(c) Boarding Rule 606(b) Butt-Ending Rule 607(e) Charging Rule 608(c) Checking from Behind Rule 619(b) Head Butting Rule 620(c) Head Contact Rule 634(d) Slashing (Swinging Stick During Altercation) Rule 635(b) Spearing
Level 3 Match penalties (5 games or request a hearing) Match penalties Rule 601(e.3) Abuse of Officials and Other Misconduct - Hateful/Discriminatory Language Rule 604(e) Body Checking- Competitive Contact Category Rule 609(c) Cross-Checking Rule 611(c) Elbowing Rule 615(c) Fighting (Helmet Removal) Rule 621(c) High Sticks Rule 622(c) Holding an Opponent Rule 623(c) Hooking Rule 627(b) Kicking Opponent or Puck Rule 628(c) Kneeing Rule 633(a or b) Refusing to Start Play Rule 634(c) Slashing Rule 639(c) Tripping/Clipping/Leg Checking/Slew Footing Rule 640(e) Unnecessary Roughness (Roughing)
If the offending party requests a hearing, the hearing body may, as a result of that hearing, reduce the suspension, maintain the suspension or increase the suspension imposed.
If the action and/or history of the offending party warrants further discipline review, the hearing committee can hold a hearing and forgo the option of X amount of games.
Penalty Length Based on game time
For games 14U and older (boys and girls), all penalties shall be 2 minutes for minor penalties, 5 minutes for all major and match penalties and 10 minutes for all misconducts.
For all games 12U and younger (boys and girls), all penalties shall be as follows: If the total length of all three periods is 36 minutes or less: 1 minute minor penalty, 3 minute major penalty & 6 minute misconduct penalty
If the total length of all three periods is greater than 36 minutes but less than 51 minutes:
1:30 minute minor penalty, 4 minute major penalty & 8 minute misconduct penalty
If the total length of all three periods is 51 minutes or greater: 2 minute minor penalty, 5 minute major penalty & 10 minute misconduct penalty