Game Misconduct Penalties
• Player is ejected from game in progress and suspended for future game or games depending on the severity and type of call
• The player incurring the penalty is charged with 10 minutes on the score sheet
• The Game Misconduct Penalty must be reported to the proper authority using the Report Game Misconduct Form
NOTE: 10 minute Misconduct penalties do not need to be reported.
•Penalized player is immediately ejected.
•Substitute for the penalized player serves a 5-minute time penalty.
•Penalized player is suspended pending the outcome of a hearing
• Match Penalties can be assessed for these infractions:
–Deliberate injury to an opponent
–Deliberate attempt to injure
–Deliberate kicking of an opponent
–Detrimental conduct, to include--
•Deliberately injuring or attempting to injure a game official (including off-ice officials) or opposing team official.
•Verbally threatening a game official (including off-ice officials) with physical harm.
•Spitting at an opponent, spectator, game official (including off-ice officials), or team official.
Teams that have participants or team oficials who received a match penalty must report the incident to the proper athorities within 24 hours of the completion of the game.
Complete the Match penalty report form and the WNYAHL disciplinary chiar will contact you regarding the incident.
New Rule book available for 2017 - 2021 seasons