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Any word on goalies? I assume same bench rules and no mask while on the ice?
Who is going to actually control the action on the ice? This may work for 12U and younger, but if the refs need to stay 6 feet away from all players, coaches, etc. AT ALL TIMES the refs won’t be able to do it. In order to stay 6 feet away from all players refs will most likely not be able to enter the offensive zone during game action. They will most likely need to stay in the neutral zone and away from the sideboards in order to also stay 6 feet away from the benches.
Who is going to breakup any extracurricular action in front of the net or in the corners after the whistle? Are the coaches going to come off the bench or do the refs just keep pressing the button on their hand whistles hoping the players just stop on their own? What happens if kids start punching each other? The refs will need to just stand there and watch and hope an all out brawl doesn’t breakout. If you think these are not serious concerns you haven’t been watching much 14U-18U hockey lately.