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It is within the last two (2) minutes of a game and you recognize that Marc Haddad, trying to get the young guns on, makes an illegal substitution. Marc's team has possession of the puck. Do you as a referee have a decision to make?

Answer: Rule 2.5 (f) & 10.1 (e) Rule book/case book Hockey Canada Rule Book/Case Book (.pdf) Look it up!

John Kerr, the defending player, and pissed by the new face protection rule, deliberately removes his facial protector during the course of a breakaway in the neutral or attacking zone. What's the call?

A Penalty Shot may be awarded. Rule 3.6 (c) - Protective Equipment Hockey Canada Rule Book/Case Book (.pdf) Look it up!

Glenn Robinson, the goalie, in his crease has piled snow near the goal posts and goal line. Tim Rooney shoots the puck which in the opinion of the Referee is prevented from entering the goal by the piled snow. Is this a goal?

RULING: Assess the goaltender a Minor penalty for Interference. In this case a goal may not be awarded with the goaltender still on the ice. SITUATION 10 Rule 7.3 (f) Hockey Canada Rule Book/Case Book (.pdf) Look it up!

Dave Smicer, on a Penalty Shot, approaches the goal, Suek, the goalie, rushes out, falls down but poke checks the puck. The puck bounces past the goaltender toward the net and rests on the goal-line. Smicer detours around Suek regains the puck, chuckles, and flips it into the goal. C'mon ref. What's the call?

No goal. Once the goaltender has made contact with the puck causing the player to lose control, the player can no longer touch the puck. However, if the puck continues on with its own momentum into the goal, the goal shall be allowed. SITUATION 7 Rule 4.9 (a) Hockey Canada Rule Book/Case Book (.pdf) Look it up!

Can the goaltenders be changed while play is in progress?

Yes! Changing goaltenders 'on the fly' is governed by the same rules as changing players... Rule 2.5 Change of Players. Situation 4 Rule 2.5(b)

Mike Walsh's Breaker's team is currently playing short handed as a result of a minor penalty to Mike (naturally). The Qatar Oryx team is awarded a penalty shot for an infraction that occurs during play. The Oryx team scores on the penalty shot. Do you as a referee have a decision to make?

Answer: Rule 4.2 (b) Rule book/case book. Hockey Canada Rule Book/Case Book (.pdf) Look it up!