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’s New Helmet Rule Impacting Goal Scoring

The NHL’s new helmet rule is designed to improve player safety, but it’s also impacting play on the ice when it comes to goals being scored — just ask Connor McDavid.

NHL Rulebook – 2019-20 Updates

The NHL rulebook has been updated for the 2019-20 season. Changes for this season include expansion of Coach’s Challenges; changes to failed challenges; additional ref reviews for major penalties, match penalties, and high-sticking double-minors, and some minor tweaks to lines changes, displaced nets, and faceoff locations.