MINIMUM SUSPENSION LISTS


 

OWHA MINIMUM SUSPENSIONS

NOTICE TO ALL OWHA TEAM OFFICIALS AND PLAYERS

The following are MINIMUM suspensions that shall be imposed for any suspendible offence, which occurs in any OW HA game (league, tournament, exhibition and/or Regional Playoff or Provincial Championship in or outside of Ontario) during the season.

These are MINIMUM suspensions. Additional suspensions will be imposed wherever conditions and circumstances warrant. Leagues, local associations, individual teams, and the OW HA may assess additional suspensions if warranted.

Please forward all discipline correspondence (Match Penalty Reports, Game Reports, Game Sheets, Letters, etc) to: stats@owha.on.ca

 

 

MINIMUM SUSPENSIONS CANNOT BE APPEALED

 

IMPORTANT * Multiple Offences will NOT be tolerated and WILL result in additional suspensions.

2nd   suspendible offence in one game/season -  minimum plus two (2) and shall not participate in any OWHA

sanctioned activity until permission granted by OWHA Discipline Chairperson.

3rd, 4th, 5th, etc. suspendible offence in one game/season - indefinite - minimum plus four (4) and shall not participate in any OWHA sanctioned activity until permission granted by OWHA Discipline Chairperson.

Note: Previous years’ suspensions are subject to review and consideration

 

OFFENCE and MINIMUM SUSPENSIONS - Players, Team Officials & Others

Violations of the OWHA Code of Conduct: Individuals who are deemed to be in violation of the OWHA Code of

Conduct are subject to suspension and/or other action as deemed appropriate. MINOR PENALTY and GAME MISCONDUCT

 

Bullying and Cyberbullying will be treated with the equivalency of a deliberate attempt to injure with offenders being suspended a minimum of 4 games for the first offence and possible removal for a second offence.

It is the responsibility of all stakeholders in hockey to promote an environment that supports the physical and mental health of participants,

 

 

 

MINOR PENALTY and GAME MISCONDUCT      
CODE H. C. RULE INFRACTION MINIMUM SUSPENSION
GE101 4.6 Game Ejection Duration of game
GE102 4.2 (e) Game Ejection Duration of game
       
MAJOR PENALTY and GAME MISCONDUCT    
CODE H. C. RULE INFRACTION MINIMUM SUSPENSION
GM20 11.1 (c ) Unsportsmanlike Conduct + 2 Game
GM21 11.2 (b) Disrespectful, Abusive, and Harassing Behaviour + 3 Games
GM30 6.7 Fighting 1st  Offence: + 4 Games
    2nd Offence: + 8 Games
    3rd Offence: + 16 Games
GM31 6.7 (h) 2nd Fight, same stoppage of play (3rd, 4th, etc.) + 6 Games
GM32 6.7 (h) Player(s) 3rd, 4th, 5th, etc. player into fight: + 6 Games
GM34 9.4 (b) Leaving the Players Bench or Penalty Box + 4 Games
GM35 9.4 (c) Leaving the Penalty Box to start a fight + 5 Games
GM36 9.4 (a,b,c) Coach whose player is penalized under GM 34 and/or GM 35 Note: GM36 - Coaches’ penalty will be noted on the front of the game sheet of the Official’s copy only. Penalty to Coach is automatic as a result of a player receiving a GM34 and/or GM35. Coach not to be ejected as a result of this penalty being assessed.                                                                                         Note 2: If Coaches' penalty is not noted on the game sheet, the suspensiont o the coach is still in place.  + 5 Games
       
MAJOR PENALTY and GAME MISCONDUCT    
CODE H. C. RULE INFRACTION MINIMUM SUSPENSION
GM38 6.7 (b) INSTIGATOR of a fight (2+GM): + 3 Games
GM39 6.7 (b) AGGRESSOR of a fight (2+GM): + 3 Games
GM41.01 6.6 Kneeing (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.03 6.4 (a) Checking from Behind (5+GM) + 3 Games
GM41.04 8.2 (a) Cross Checking (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.06 8.2 (b) Cross Checking Goalie in Crease (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.07 8.2 (d) Cross Checking Injury (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.08 8.4 (a) Slashing (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.09 8.4 (b) Slashing Injury (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.10 6.2 (a) Boarding (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.11 6.2 (b) Body Checking (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.12 6.3 (a,b) Charging (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM41.13 6.5 (b,e) Head Contact (5+GM) 1st offence + 3 Games
    2nd offence Indefinite
GM43 6.7 (l) Roughing (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM44 6.7 (m) Roughing Deliberate Contact After Whistle (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM45 7.1 (a) Holding (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM46 7.1 (b) Holding Injury (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM47 7.2 (a) Hooking (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM48 7.2 (b) Hooking Injury (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM49 7.3 (a) Interference (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM50 7.3 (b) Interference of a Goaltender (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM51 7.3 (d) Interference from the Bench (2+GM) + 2 Games
GM52 7.3 (e) Interference Injury (5+GM) + 2 Games
GM55 6.4 (a) Checking from Behind (2+GM) + 1 Games
GM57 4.11 (f) Goaltender Drop Kick Puck (with injury 5+GM) + 2 Games
GM58 9.3 Kick Shot (with injury5+ GM) + 2 Games
GM62 9.4 (i) Leaving the Bench without clearance from the Referee (Assessed to coach if altercation results in penalties at end of game) + 3 Games
GM64 4.9 (f) Team Official Interference/Distraction during Penalty Shot + 1 Games
GM65 9.5 (f) Bench Official on the ice Without Permission of Official + 2 Games
GM70 10.14 (a) Refusing to Start Play Coach (5+GM) Indefinite
GM72 10.14 (e) Refusing to Leave the Players Bench (5+GM) Indefinite
GM76 4.5 (b) Second Misconduct - Same Game + 2 Games
GM   Unspecified + 2 Games
  OWHA Playing without obtaining a Pickup Consent Form signed by the official Twice the number of games played
    contact of her own registered team (Ineligible Player): while ineligible
  OWHA Coach identified as playing ineligible player(s) or having ineligible staff Twice the number of games the
    on the bench. Failure to properly report a suspension. player/staff has participated while ineligible
  OWHA Individual making public derogatory remarks with respect to the OWHA or $100.00 fine and/or
    any of its members: appropriate suspension
  OWHA Rule One (II) (B) Team official participating on-ice without a properly fastened CSA hockey approved helmet. 1st offence to a team - warning & immediate removel from ice.                                                                                             2nd offence +2 games to specific officials (s) & Head Coach
       
GROSS MISCONDUCTS (GRM)    
CODE H. C. RULE INFRACTION MINIMUM SUSPENSION
GRM13 3.5 (d) Goaltender Refusing to remove mask for identification Indefinite (Min.3 Games)
GRM21 11.4 Discrimination Indefinite (Min.6 Games)
GRM23 11.2 (e ) Travesty of the Game Indefinite (Min.3 Games)
GRM30 6.7 (j) Fighting with Team Official Indefinite (Min.3 Games)
GRM31 3.6 (c) Removing Helmet and / or Chinstrap Indefinite (Min.3 Games)
GRM83 8.1 Butt End - Team Official (Dbl Minor + Gross) Indefinite (Min.3 Games)
GRM84 8.5 Spearing - Team Official (Dbl Minor + Gross) Indefinite (Min.3 Games)
GRM   Unspecified Indefinite (Min.4 Games)
       
MATCH PENALTIES (MP)      
CODE H. C. RULE INFRACTION MINIMUM SUSPENSION
MP20 11.5 (a) Threatening an Official Indefinite (Min.6 Games)
MP21 11.5 (b) Physical Harassment of an Official - Attempted Strike Indefinite (Min.7 Games)
MP22 11.5 (c) Physical Abuse of an Official - Deliberate Touch, Hold, Push Indefinite (Min.7 Games)
MP23 11.5 (d) Physical Harassment of an Official -Deliberate Strike, Trip, Body Check Indefinite (Min.7 Games)
MP40.00 6.1 (a) Attempt to Injure + 4 Games
MP40.01 6.1 (b) Head Butting + 4 Games
MP40.02 6.1 (c) Kicking + 4 Games
MP40.03 6.1 (d) Grabbing Face Mask/Helmet/Chinstrap + 4 Games
MP40.04 6.1 (d) Hair Pulling + 4 Games
MP40.05 8.5 Spearing + 4 Games
MP40.06 8.1 Butt Ending + 4 Games
MP40.07 6.2 (a) Boarding + 4 Games
MP40.08 6.2 (b)  Body Checking + 4 Games
MP40.09 6.3 (c) Charging + 4 Games
MP40.10 6.6 (c) Kneeing + 4 Games
MP41.00 6.1 (a) Deliberate Injury Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.01 6.1 (b) Head Butting Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.02 6.1 (c) Kicking Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.03 6.1 (d) Grabbing Face Mask/Helmet/Chinstrap Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.04 6.1 (d) Hair Pulling Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.05 8.5 Spearing Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.06 8.1 Butt Ending Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.07 6.2 (a) Boarding Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.08 6.2 (b) Body Checking Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.09 6.3 (c) Charging Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.10 6.6 (c) Kneeing Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.12 11.3 Spitting Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.14 8.2 (d) Cross-Checking Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP41.15 6.1 (e) Facial Protector as Weapon Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP43 8.2 (b) Cross-Checking Attempt to Injure Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP44 6.1 (e) Facial Protector as Weapon Attempt to Injure Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP45 6.7 (e) Fighting - Ring or Tape on Hand(s) Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP48 7.4 (b) Slewfooting Indefinite (Min.5 Games)
MP50.1 6.4 (a, b) Checking from Behind + 5 Games
MP50.3 6.5 (g) Head Contact Attempt to Injure                              1st offence + 5 Games
                                                                                      2nd offence Indefinite
MP50.4 6.5 (g) Head Contact Deliberate Attempt to Injure Indefinite
MP   Unspecified Indefinite (Min.4 Games)

 

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