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Rule 628 | Kneeing

Rule 628 | Kneeing

(Note) Kneeing is the act of a player leading with or extending their knee outwards for the purpose of making contact, or attempting to do so, with the opponent.

(a) A minor penalty shall be assessed for kneeing 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 kneeing.

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