Signals

 
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Boarding
Striking the clenched fist of one hand into the open palm of the opposite hand in front of the chest.
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Body Checking
Open palm of the nonwhistle hand, with fingers together, comes across body on to the opposite shoulder.
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Butt-Ending
A cross motion of the forearms, one moving under the other.
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Charging
Rotating clenched fists around one another in front of the chest.
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Checking From Behind
A forward motion of both arms, with the palms of the hands open and facing away from the body, fully extended from the chest at shoulder level.
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Checking To The Head
Patting flat (open palm) of the non-whistle hand on this side of the head.
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Cross-Checking
A forward and backward motion of the arms with both fists clenched, extending from the chest for a distance of about one foot.
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Delayed Off-Side
Non-whistle arm fully extended above the head. To nullify a delayed offside the Linesman shall drop the arm to the side.
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Delayed Penalty
Extending the non-whistle arm fully above the head.
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Elbowing
Tapping either elbow with the opposite hand.
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Goal Scored
A single point directed at the goal in which the puck legally entered.
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High Sticking
Holding both fists clenched, one immediately above the other at the height of the forehead.
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Holding
Clasping either wrist with the other hand in front of the chest.
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Holding The Stick
Two stage signal involving the holding signal (shown above) followed by a signal indicating you are holding onto a stick with two hands in a normal manner.
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Hooking
A tugging motion with both arms as if pulling something from in front toward the stomach.
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Icing The Puck
The back Referee or Linesman signals a possible icing by fully extending either arm over the head. The arm should remain raised until confirmed or washed out.
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Interference
Crossing arms stationary in front of the chest.
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Kneeing
Slapping either knee with the palm of the hand, while keeping both skates on the ice.
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Match Penalty
Patting flat of the hand on the top of the head.
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Misconduct
Both hands on hips.
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Penalty Shot
Arms crossed above the head. Give the signal upon stoppage of play.
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Red Line Off-Side Pass
The back Linesman or Referee will signal if the pass originated inside the blue line by pointing toward the centre red line until confirmed or washed out.
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Roughing
Fist clenched and arm extended out to the front or side of the body.
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Slashing
A chopping motion with the edge of one hand across the opposite forearm.
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Spearing
Jabbing motion with both hands thrust out immediately in front of the body and then hands dropped to the side of the body.
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Tripping
Striking leg with either hand below the knee, keeping both skates on the ice.
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Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Using both hands to form a 'T' in front of the chest.
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Wash Out
A sweeping motion of both arms (shoulder level) across front of body - palms down. (a) Referee 'no goal' (b) Linesman 'no icing' (c) Linesman 'no off-side'.