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Administration - Bulletin Details
ISSUE #:      2014-030
 
August 21, 2014
 
TO: BC Hockey Membership
 
FROM: Randy Henderson
BC Hockey President

 
SUBJECT: 2014-2015 Suspension Guidelines - Minor/Female
 


PLEASE ENSURE EVERY MEMBER OF YOUR TEAMS, LEAGUE OR ASSOCIATION IS MADE AWARE OF THIS BULLETIN.    

 

I. REPORTING PROCEDURES

 

Penalties incurred during BC Hockey games shall be reported as follows:

 

a) GAME MISCONDUCTS AND MISCONDUCTS IN THE LAST 10 MINUTES: Rule 4.6 (c), Rule 4.5 (b) and all Game Misconducts in Section II

In games played under the jurisdiction of a League, District or Local Associations, Misconduct Penalties in the last 10 minutes of a game and all Game Misconducts shall be reported by fax or email to the President of the League, District Association or Local Association immediately upon completion of the game. The original copy of game sheet and referee report must be mailed within 48 hours of completion of the game.

 

b) MATCH PENALTIES AND GROSS MISCONDUCTS: 

In all instances in which Match and Gross Misconduct Penalties are assessed; the Referee shall forward the game sheet and referee's report by fax or email immediately upon completion of the game. The original copy of both forms must be mailed within 48 hours of completion of the game to the appropriate BC Hockey District Director or Divisional Director as set out in Section IX.

 

Those failing to abide by this ruling will be subject to suspension. For certain offences and/or where appropriate, a BC Hockey Division/District Director will notify the local Association, League or Team responsible for ensuring the suspension is served. 

 

II. Game Misconduct Minimum Suspensions

For reporting procedures, please refer to Section I (a)

 

Description of Penalty

Hockey Canada Rule #

Automatic Minimum Suspension

Checking from Behind when a Major and a Game Misconduct are assessed

6.4

1 game or 7 days

Head Contact, when a Major Penalty and Game Misconduct are assessed

6.5

1 game or 7 days

Harassment of Officials                                       

9.2

2 games or 10 days               

 

                       

Pre-Game/ Post Game Altercations

Sanction

Any player involved in pre-game or post-game altercations where Majors and Game Misconducts are assessed  

2 games or 10 days

Coach of team whose players are so penalized 

Indefinite suspension 


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