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Hockey Canada Maltreatment Playing Rule

Yesterday afternoon, Hockey Canada issued a press release outlining the new Maltreatment Playing Rule.  See the following link for this press release:  Hockey Canada announces new maltreatment playing rule for 2021-22 season

You can also access the Hockey Canada Rule Book, with the new rule here: rulebook_casebook_e.pdf (

In an effort to educate Associations and Coaches/Team Officials on the new Maltreatment rule, the NOHA has planned 2 sessions to be held via Zoom where we will review the new Maltreatment rule.  See the links below:

September 22 –

October 5 –

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Jason Marchand

NOHA Executive Director

Note that the NOHA website is now located at

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