Warding Memo

By on February 28, 2018 rules Print

  1. A ward is not to be called on a player with 2 hands on his crosse.

  2. A bull dodge, lowering the shoulder, could be considered unnecessary roughness if the official judges the contact was excessive or unnecessary.

  3. A spear should be penalized with a minimum time of 2-minutes NR.

    1. Lowering the helmet into the other player's helmet or body is a spear
    2. Potential for ejection as with any check involving the head/neck if excessive or severe.

  4. If the body contact is judged as legal, the offensive player shall not be called for a ward.
    1. The contact is either legal, or it is unnecessary roughness.