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USA Hockey announces playing rule changes, safety and discipline updates

By IIF, 09/15/21, 1:30PM PDT


The nation's governing body announces several policy updates dealing with player safety, consulting, hearings and national information.

USA Hockey has announced several policy and training updates in regards to its SafeSport initiative, as well as the areas of player safety, consulting, hearings and national information. 

The rule changes, as well new USA Hockey Points of Emphasis and Standard of Play, Code of Conduct, Concussion - Return to Play Form, Points of Emphasis, SafeSport Training, Standard Play on Body Checking and an explanation of the new "Standardization of Discipline regarding Match Penalties can be found by clicking here or going to the SafeSport tab on the homepage of