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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.

  1. 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
  2. An infraction emanating from the players’ bench is punishable by a bench-minor
  3. 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
  4. 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

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