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Rule 619 | Head-Butting

Rule 619 | Head-Butting

(Note) Head-Butting shall be defined as the physical use of one's head in the course of delivering a body check (head first) in the chest, head, neck or back area or the physical use of the head to strike an opponent.

(a) A major plus a game misconduct penalty shall be assessed for head-butting an opponent.

(b) A match penalty for attempt to injure or deliberate injury to an opponent may also be assessed for head-butting.