Ice Hockey Common Penalties

In this chapter, we will continue our discussion of penalties in ice hockey. By the end, you will know the most common penalties in the game, icing and offsides, and how they work.

Hockey Penalties

Some penalties in ice hockey don't result in power plays. Instead, they result in a stoppage of play followed by a face-off.

In this chapter, we'll learn the about the most common ice hockey penalties you should know that don't result in power plays

What We'll Be Learning

First we'll learn about officials and referees in ice hockey. Then we'll learn about challenge flags, followed by a breakdown of the most common penalties you'll see in the game: icing and offsides. By the end of this chapter, you should understand the rules of common penalties in the game.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our ice hockey glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to common ice hockey penalties:

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