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Hockey Penalties Explained

August 14, 2019

gritty as it can be there are a number of rules in place to keep the game fast and fair when a player does something against the rules the referee lifts his arm and play is stopped as soon as the offending players team touches the puck that player then heads to the penalty box for a set amount of time two minutes for a minor penalty or five minutes for a major penalty when the offending player is in the penalty box his team is short-handed this means they have less players on the ice than their opponent and the opposing team is now on what’s called a power play if another player on a team already short-handed takes a penalty during the penalty kill they’re sent to the box as well but it doesn’t go any further than that any additional penalties start when the others are done now there are too many different infractions to go over all of them most of the common penalties are pretty physical some are self-explanatory like tripping hooking or slashing others include boarding hitting a defenseless player violently into the board’s high-sticking lifting the stick above shoulder height and hitting a player if it draws blood it becomes a double minor that’s four minutes in the box cross-checking when a player holds the stick with both hands and hits another player with the sticks shaft and delay of game there’s a lot of ways you can hold a game up and of course there’s fighting well between this video and our other two you should now have a solid base on the great game of hockey click here to subscribe or here to check out a game we’re working on [Music] you [Music]


  • Reply Camy Carter November 19, 2014 at 2:57 am

    Great instructional videos! Answered a few of my questions!

  • Reply Jerry Xue December 19, 2014 at 12:30 am

    can't you do any more videos.

  • Reply XXMIDNIGHTKISSXX April 21, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    you forgot holding

  • Reply Jonathan Stache September 18, 2015 at 4:11 am

    Are you Canadian? lololol

  • Reply Hop December 18, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    Why then do I feel like I see cross-checking constantly uncalled in the NHL? What gives?

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    You sound like a dose of Buckley

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  • Reply U2Yes 1DNo EDCP/Sabrina Kitty/Brown/Hooves January 7, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Too many men on the ice also counts as a penalty!

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