high school hockey

May 31, 2022

Offensive-Zone Faceoff Adjustments Headline Hockey Rule Changes

In a situation where the puck goes out of play during game action in the offensive zone, the ensuing faceoff will now remain in that zone, regardless of whether a player from the attacking team or the defending team was the last to touch the puck. ...

October 26, 2020

Massachusetts Hockey on Hold Amid COVID Spikes

Ice hockey is on hold in the state of Massachusetts as a rise in COVID-19 cases has forced the Bay State to temporarily shut down hockey rinks throughout the state. Late last week, state health officials announced the use of indoor ice rinks and s...

instant replay
June 5, 2020

Instant Replay Expanding in High School Hockey

Instant replay is expanding for high school hockey games across the country to review infractions involving student-athlete ejections. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee proposed a total of ...

January 4, 2019

Lawsuit: Hockey coach pointed gun at player during practice

A former New Jersey high school hockey player has filed a lawsuit alleging that his former coach pointed a gun at him during a 2017 team practice. [caption id="attachment_27339" align="alignleft" width="243"] Photo: Mark Mauno[/caption] The hea...

February 9, 2017

New York HS hockey player ejected after shoving referee to the ice

A New York high school hockey player could be facing a lengthy suspension after shoving a referee to the ice during a game last weekend. The Williamsville East player was being ushered off the ice for a roughing penalty when he suddenly turned and...

February 8, 2016

Wisconsin sees sharp decline in hockey referees

Wisconsin high school hockey officials say they're concerned about the sharp decline in the number of certified referees within the sport. [caption id="attachment_15351" align="alignright" width="255"] Photo: Devan Mighton, Wikimedia Commons[/cap...

December 21, 2015

N.J. high school hockey team illegally deploys two goalies

Using two goalies during a hockey game is a fantastic idea, but it's also one that happens to be illegal. One New Jersey high school hockey team tried this strategy during a game Sunday, facing an opponent that, by all accounts, was heavily favore...

February 5, 2010

Hockey Player Collapses, Dies After Practice

Matt McCarthy, a senior captain of the Pentucket Regional High School (Mass.) hockey team, collapsed and died after practice yesterday. There hasn’t been a determination of death. One player reported that McCarthy’s "lungs hurt."http://ww...