DEFINITION: Conduct detrimental to the game or violation of the rules from the players’ bench from either an identifiable or unidentifiable player or team official.
- Any action on ice that warrants a misconduct or game misconduct penalty is punished equally if it comes from an identifiable player or team official at the player’s
- An infraction emanating from the players’ bench is punishable by a bench-minor
- A bench-minor penalty can be served by any skater who was on the ice at the time the whistle stopped play or otherwise provided by these
- If the head coach of a penalized team refuses to designate a skater to serve a bench-minor penalty or a penalty to a goaltender, the referee will name a skater of his