playing rules – Cross-checking

Rule 54. Cross-Checking

(a) A 4 minute minor penalty or, at the discretion of the Referee, a Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty shall be assessed any player who cross-checks an opponent.

(b) Any player who strikes an opponent above the normal height of his shoulders with a cross-check shall incur a Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty, whether or not injury results.

(c) A Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty shall be assessed any player who cross-checks a goaltender while he is in his crease.

(d) A Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty shall be assessed any player who injures an opponent as a result of a cross-check.

(e) A Match penalty shall be assessed any player who deliberately injures an opponent with a cross-check.Minor penalty or, at the discretion of the Referee, a Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty shall be assessed to any player who runs or jumps into or charges an opponent. If injury results, a Major penalty and a Game Misconduct penalty shall be assessed.

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