(a) The duties of the “LINESMAN” are to determine any infractions of the rules concerning off-side play at the blue lines or any violation of the “Icing the Puck” rule. He shall, when requested to do so by the Referee, give his version of any incident that may have taken place during the playing of the game.
(b) He shall conduct face-offs at all times, except at the start of the game, at the beginning of each period and after a goal has been scored.
(c) The Linesman shall stop play for the following situations:
(d) The Linesman shall stop play and report to the Referee any infraction of the following rules:
(e) The Linesman shall report to the Referee at the next stoppage of play his version of any infraction of the rules that he believes constitutes a bench minor, major, match, misconduct, game misconduct or penalty shot under these rules. In addition, the Linesman shall give his version of any Injury Potential Penalty (see Glossary) that occurs behind the play and is not observed by the Referee. The Referee, at his discretion, may assess a penalty for such infractions.