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2021-25 USA Hockey Playing Rule Changes effective Sept. 1

By MAHA, 08/07/21, 2:30PM EDT


The 2021-25 USA Hockey Playing Rule change process was concluded on June 12, 2021 during the Board of Directors Meeting at Annual Congress. You will find a summary of all accepted rule changes below, in addition to updates to the USA Hockey Points of Emphasis and Standard of Play, and an explanation of the new Standardization of Discipline regarding Match Penalties.

The 2021-25 USA Hockey Playing Rules will take effect starting September 1, 2021.

Use this link to access all USA Hockey rule changes and updates, as well as to download a copy of the 2021-25 USA Hockey Official Rule Book.