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Have you read through the USA hockey rule changes that are coming? How about the recommendations for the next rule change year. Jr hockey not included in these changes.
Already approved for 2021-2025 seasons
1. 624(b)Icing the PuckProhibits all Youth levels of play to legally ice the puck during shorthanded situations. Only exceptions are High School and Adult classifications.
2. 630(d)Offside Eliminates tag-up offside at all Youth levels of play. Immediate offside is now applied at all levels except High School and Adult classifications.
3. GlossaryAge ClassificationsRemoves description of each age group (i.e. Squirt) and adds in 15 Only Tier I age classification.
Discussion for next rule year
1. Checking prohibited outside of high school hockey
No, I am not making this up.
Adding to the discussion for next year along with getting rid of body checking is:
No slap shots until high school
High sticking will result in a 4 minute penalty
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