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Rule 611 | Elbowing

Rule 611 | Elbowing

(Note) Elbowing is the use of an extended elbow as the point of contact with an opponent while delivering a check, or as a means to create separation with an opponent, and may include an attempted elbow.

(a) A minor penalty shall be assessed for elbowing or an attempt to elbow an opponent.

(b) A major plus a game misconduct penalty shall be assessed to any player who recklessly endangers an opponent as the result of a foul committed by elbowing.

(c) A match penalty for reckless endangerment may also be assessed for elbowing.