Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/28/06 at 07:02 PM ET
Beginning tonight pucks fired directly over the glass in the defensive zone are no longer an automatic two minute minor. If a puck is deflected, batted or gloved over the glass and the referee deems it unintentional, it is no longer a penalty. Also, all sticks will be measured before shooters take part in the shootout. If a stick is illegal, its owner is sent back to the bench for a legal stick.update 5:22pm, Thanks to KK reader Clancy for giving me the heads up- NHL.com has the complete language of the rule changes.
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