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Administration - Bulletin Details
ISSUE #:      2015-025 UPDATED
 
August 17, 2015
 
TO: BC Hockey Membership
 
FROM: Randy Henderson
BC Hockey Chair of the Board

 
SUBJECT: 2015 - 2016 Minimum Suspension Guidelines - Minor/Female
 


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

Please note that the Suspension Guidelines are accessible via the BC Hockey Mobile App under the Safety page.  The Mobile App can be downloaded from the Apple and Android stores for free.

I. REPORTING PROCEDURES


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

  1. GAME MISCONDUCTS AND MISCONDUCTS IN THE LAST 10 MINUTES:

Rule 4.6 (c), Rule 4.5 (b) and all Game Misconducts listed in Section II of this bulletin

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, 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. Please contact your District Association if you have any questions regarding the appropriate mailing recipient for a report within your district, with the exception of the North West district. All reports within the North West district will be sent to the BC Hockey office address that is indicated below.

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 BC Hockey office as set out below, with the exception of reports within the district associations of PCAHA, OMAHA and VIAHA. In these three (3) districts Match and Gross Misconduct reports will be sent to the district association office. Those failing to abide by this ruling will be subject to suspension. For certain offences and/or where appropriate, BC Hockey will notify the local Association, League or Team responsible for ensuring the suspension is served. 

All game reports showing a Match Penalty or Gross Misconduct must be forwarded to:

BC Hockey

6671 Oldfield Road,

Saanichton BC

V8M 2A1

Phone 250-652-2978 Fax: 250-652-4536

Email info@bchockey.net

II. MAJOR AND GAME MISCONDUCT MINIMUM SUSPENSIONS


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

All minimum suspensions shall commence upon the conclusion of the game in which the infraction(s) occurred.                        

 

RULE

PENALTY DESCRIPTION

MINIMUM SUSPENSION

6.2

Boarding

1 Game or 7 Days

6.2

Body Checking

1 Game or 7 Days

6.3

Charging

1 Game or 7 Days

6.4

Checking from Behind

1 Game or 7 Days

6.5

Head Contact

1 Game or 7 Days

6.6

Elbowing / Kneeing

1 Game or 7 Days

7.4

Slew Footing / Tripping

1 Game or 7 Days

8.2

Cross-Checking

1 Game or 7 Days

8.4

Slashing

1 Game or 7 Days

4.6 (c)

Any player who receives a Game Misconduct for any of the above infractions within the last 10 minutes of regular time or any time in overtime, or at the conclusion of the game

2 Games or 10 Days

9.2

Harassment of Officials (When Game Misconduct is assessed)

2 Games or 10 Days

 


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