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Administration - Bulletin Details
ISSUE #:      2014-037
August 25, 2014
TO: BC Hockey Membership
FROM: Randy Henderson
BC Hockey President

SUBJECT: 2014-2015 Suspension Guidelines - Junior B



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


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


As per Hockey Canada regulations, any player that receives a game misconduct in the last 10

Minutes of a game will receive an automatic one (1) game suspension.


In games played under the jurisdiction of a League, District or Local Associations, Misconduct Penalties in the last ten (10) minutes of a game and all Game Misconducts shall be reported by fax or email to the President of the League, 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.




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 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 Divisional Director will notify the 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

Harassment of Officials                                       


2 games



Pre-Game/ Post Game Altercations


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


2 Games


Coach of team whose players are so penalized


Indefinite Suspension 


Any team involved in a pre-game or post-game brawl 

Indefinite Suspension 




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