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Mid Hudson Hockey Officials Association
So you think you can ref? Answer *17

A17: The spearing rule applies whether or not actual contact is made. "Attempt to spear" includes instances where contact was attempted as well as where only the gesture occurred and there was no opportunity for actual contact because of the distance between the opponents.

Rule references 634 A & B. USA Hockey handbook Rule 634 Spearing situation 1.


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