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Rule 302 | Skates

Rule 302 | Skates

(a) All participants must wear hockey skates of a design approved by the Rules Committee. The use of speed skates, figure skates or any skate so designed that it may cause injury is prohibited.

When the Referee becomes aware that any player is wearing skates that are not designed for hockey and are deemed to be unsafe, he shall order that player off the ice immediately and such player shall not be permitted to participate further in the game until the skates are replaced. 

(b) No additional equipment or contrivance shall be attached to the skates of any player or goalkeeper.