NHL Rule Book

2022-23 NHL Rulebook

NHL Rulebook 2022-23


Download the 2022-23 NHL Rulebook


Rule Changes for 2022-23:

Referees now able to rescind major penalties via video review, instead of just being able to downgrade to minor penalty (Rule 20.6)

NHL Rules Articles

NHL Rulebook: Distinct Kicking Motion (37.4, 49.2, 78.5)

The NHL rulebook calls for goals to be disallowed when propelled into the net by a ‘distinct kicking motion’ — but what exactly does that mean?  Here’s a look at the rule, along with the NHL’s video explanation.