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Rule 620 | Head Contact

Rule 620 | Head Contact

(Note) Head Contact is the action of a player contacting an opponent in the head, face or neck with any part of the player's body, equipment or stick.

(a) A minor plus a misconduct or major plus a game misconduct penalty shall be assessed for head contact to an opponent.

(b) A major plus a game misconduct penalty shall be assessed to any player who injures an opponent as a result of head contact or who intentionally or recklessly contacts an opponent in the head, face or neck.

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