NCAA Releases Rulebook, Video

The NCAA has released the 2012-13 rulebook along with a video that details the rules changes and points of emphasis adopted by the NCAA Ice Hockey Rules Committee for the 2012-13 season.

NCAA Rule Book (.pdf) | NCAA Rules Video | Key Differences in NCAA, NHL Rules

Significant rules changes for the upcoming season include:

  • Awarding goals when pucks are deflected off of the skate
  • Awarding goals when the net is partially dislodged
  • Disallowing hand passes in the defensive zone

The video also clarifies topics such as contact to the head penalties, the use of video review and goals scored during a delayed offsides situation.

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