Learn About Hockey Rules & Terms

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  • 1. 
    What is the maximum stick length for a player in the 2005-2006 season?
    • A. 

      65 Inches

    • B. 

      68 Inches

    • C. 

      63 Inches

    • D. 

      60 Inches

  • 2. 
    What is the maximum curvature allowed on a stick for the 2005-2006 NHL season?
    • A. 

      3/4 Inch

    • B. 

      1/2 Inch

    • C. 

      1 Inch

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    How big is the neutral zone in the 2005-06 NHL season?
    • A. 

      60 Feet

    • B. 

      58 Feet

    • C. 

      54 Feet

    • D. 

      50 Feet

  • 4. 
    What was the minimum salary for a player during the 2003-2004 NHL season?
    • A. 

      300000

    • B. 

      185000

    • C. 

      450000

    • D. 

      600000

  • 5. 
    Under the new 2005-2006 NHL rules, what is the minimum age for required to be an unrestricted free agent?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      21

  • 6. 
    In hockey, what may prevent a checking-from-behind penalty from being assessed?
    • A. 

      Checked Player Fights Back

    • B. 

      Goal Scored By Aggressing Team

    • C. 

      Player Turns Back Into Check

    • D. 

      Last Minute Of Game

  • 7. 
    In hockey, which of these leads to a puck being called dead?
    • A. 

      A Second Puck On The Ice

    • B. 

      A Player Holding The Puck

    • C. 

      Hitting The Puck With A Skate

    • D. 

      A Penalty Occurring

  • 8. 
    In hockey, the same signal used for unsportsmanlike conduct is also used to mean what?
    • A. 

      Time Out

    • B. 

      Goal Scored

    • C. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      End Of Period

  • 9. 
    In the NHL, what height should the letters in a player's name on their jersey be?
    • A. 

      Three Inches

    • B. 

      One Inch

    • C. 

      One Foot

    • D. 

      Five Inches

  • 10. 
    A hockey team has how much time after a game to appeal a game misconduct penalty?
    • A. 

      12 Hours

    • B. 

      48 Hours

    • C. 

      24 Hours

    • D. 

      72 Hours

  • 11. 
    When during a game may a hockey goalie's stick be measured?
    • A. 

      Only Before Play Starts

    • B. 

      Only Before Overtime

    • C. 

      Never

    • D. 

      At Any Stoppage

  • 12. 
    In hockey, when should play stop if multiple pucks are on the ice?
    • A. 

      On A Change In Possession

    • B. 

      Immediately

    • C. 

      Not At All

    • D. 

      After A Goal Is Scored

  • 13. 
    A hockey official striking their leg below the knee is signaling which penalty?
    • A. 

      Biting

    • B. 

      Clipping

    • C. 

      Kneeing

    • D. 

      Tripping

  • 14. 
    What is the minimum height for the glass above the boards on the sides of a hockey rink?
    • A. 

      Twenty Feet

    • B. 

      Five Feet

    • C. 

      Six Feet

    • D. 

      One Foot

  • 15. 
    Who's the only person who can change goal crediting for a hockey game after the referee signs the game report?
    • A. 

      The Official Scorer

    • B. 

      The Signing Referee

    • C. 

      The League's Commissioner

    • D. 

      The League's Chief Statistician

  • 16. 
    Who is responsible for obtaining a copy of the Aggressor List before a hockey game?
    • A. 

      Referee

    • B. 

      Linesman

    • C. 

      Game Timekeeper

    • D. 

      Penalty Timekeeper

  • 17. 
    In hockey, what automatic fine occurs when a major penalty for elbowing is assessed?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      10000

    • D. 

      1000

  • 18. 
    Having played in how many NHL games disqualifies a player from being considered a rookie?
    • A. 

      81

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      50

  • 19. 
    Which of these infractions is normally the domain of linesmen, not referees?
    • A. 

      Cross Checking

    • B. 

      Delay Of Game

    • C. 

      Icing

    • D. 

      Boarding

  • 20. 
    A hockey official clasping their wrist at chest-level signals which penalty?
    • A. 

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    • B. 

      Cross-Checking

    • C. 

      Holding

    • D. 

      Hand Pass

  • 21. 
    Which team provides their starting lineup to officials for a hockey game first?
    • A. 

      Both Teams Simultaneously

    • B. 

      The Visiting Team

    • C. 

      The Team With Fewer Wins

    • D. 

      The Home Team

  • 22. 
    What color light shining behind the hockey goal signifies that the period has ended?
    • A. 

      Amber

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Green

  • 23. 
    In NHL hockey, what fine accompanies a misconduct penalty?
    • A. 

      2500

    • B. 

      10000

    • C. 

      5000

    • D. 

      100

  • 24. 
    Which of these actions results in an automatic goal being awarded?
    • A. 

      Displacing Goal Post During Shot

    • B. 

      Stopping Puck With Skates

    • C. 

      Biting

    • D. 

      Taunting

  • 25. 
    What is the minimum penalty for cross-checking in hockey?
    • A. 

      Major Penalty

    • B. 

      Double-Minor Penalty

    • C. 

      Match Penalty

    • D. 

      Minor Penalty

  • 26. 
    What fine is assessed the first time a hockey player uses an illegally-sized stick in a season?
    • A. 

      15000

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      100

  • 27. 
    What is the maximum penalty for a hockey team not following its stated starting lineup?
    • A. 

      A Bench Minor Penalty

    • B. 

      $10,000 Fine

    • C. 

      Forfeiture Of The Game

    • D. 

      Forfeiture Of A Goal

  • 28. 
    Who signs the Official Report of Match form for a hockey game?
    • A. 

      The Video Goal Judge

    • B. 

      The Referees

    • C. 

      Both Teams' Coaches

    • D. 

      The Official Scorer

  • 29. 
    What is the maximum number of players which may be on an NHL team's reserve list?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      80

  • 30. 
    What is the penalty for a hockey goalie removing his facemask during a penalty shot attempt?
    • A. 

      Automatic Goal For Attacking Team

    • B. 

      Ejection From The Game

    • C. 

      Minor Delay Of Game Penalty

    • D. 

      Additional Penalty Shot Granted