The player is better off leaving the stick on the ice and returning to the bench to pick up a new one because playing with a broken stick results in a two-minute penalty. At the discretion of the Referee, a game misconduct may be imposed. See also Rule If you move it intentionally towards an opposing player with the puck it would seem to be an interference penalty but I can't find anything to back up my thoughts on this. However, if the slash broke the opponent's stick, that player must drop the broken part of the stick immediately. When moving a stick that is not broken, no penalty shall be assessed as long as it does not interfere with the play and the player or goalkeeper who lost said stick is not attempting to retrieve it, otherwise an interference penalty must be assessed. He decides to slide the stick along the ice to his teammate. This rule also applies to coaches via rule A player can also kick any stick to a teammate without being assessed a Minor penalty provided the kicked stick did not interfere with an opposing player or the puck. If he knowingly plays with a broken stick, he also could receive a penalty.
(a) Any player whose. (Note) A broken stick is one that, in the opinion of the Referee, is unfit for normal play. (a) Any player whose stick is broken must drop his stick prior to.
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(Note) When a player discards the broken portion of a stick by tossing it to the side of the rink (and not over the boards) in such a way as will not interfere with.
Prior to the s, most sticks were made out of wood. This is perfectly legal provided the player returning the stick to the goaltender goes directly to the goaltender without participating in play. A minor penalty shall be imposed on a player who knocks or shoots any abandoned or broken stick or illegal pick or other debris towards an opposing puck carrier in a manner that could cause him to be distracted.
See One part of Rule 53 that I didn't detail above is that if you lose your stick, you may only get a replacement from the bench or a teammate by being handed the stick.
Rule 10 - Sticks. Player's Stick: Wood "or other material approved by the League" can be used for.
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The short answer is that you can pick up a stick any time it's not broken. You can play Stephen Rigg, I love hockey and used to be a goalie.
. The only rule on this is that you can not play with an broken stick as they can be very dangerous.
Stick Thrown To A Teammate. Awarded Goal - If, when the opposing goalkeeper has been removed, a member of the defending team, including the Coach or any non-playing person, throws or shoots any part of a stick or any other object or piece of equipment at the puck or puck carrier in the neutral or his own defending zone, thereby preventing the puck carrier from having a clear shot on an "open net", a goal shall be awarded to the attacking side.
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The broken-stick rule is one that most fans know well, even though it doesn't Few hockey fans seem to like what's become known as the. In organized hockey, you cannot play with a broken stick. As a result, rules were put in place to keep players from skating or playing with broken sticks.
Match Penalty - If a player or goalkeeper attempts to or deliberately injures an opponent by throwing a stick or any other object or piece of equipment at an opposing player, Coach or non-playing club person, he shall be assessed a match penalty.
When moving a stick that is not broken, no penalty shall be assessed as long as it does not interfere with the play and the player or goalkeeper who lost said stick is not attempting to retrieve it, otherwise an interference penalty must be assessed. Rule 10 of the NHL rule book defines sticks and can be found Here.
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He gets two minutes in the penalty box for slashing. There are a couple rules that play into this.