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Rule 626 | Interference by Spectators

Rule 626 | Interference by Spectators

(a) Play shall be stopped and a last play face-off will occur if any objects are thrown onto the ice that interferes with the progress of the game.

(b) Play shall be stopped and a last play face-off will occur anytime a player is being physically interfered with by a spectator, unless his team is in possession of the puck in which case play shall be stopped upon completion of the play.

(c) A game misconduct penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct shall be assessed to any player who physically interferes with a spectator.

(Note) The Referee shall report all incidents pertaining to this rule to the Proper Authorities who shall have full power to take further disciplinary action as deemed appropriate.

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