March 26, 2018
After a hectic weekend of league and playoff hockey, what better way to unwind than to check your knowledge with the answers to You Make The Call?
On Saturday we posed three NIHL-based questions – how did you get on?
Time to learn the truth as here are the answers.
According to EIHA Rules of competition for NIHL 1 and 2 how many skaters are allowed on the ice for overtime?
3 skaters plus a netminder on each side.
1718 NIHL New Overtime /Penalty Shot Rules – Overtime is always 5 minutes long, sudden victory (golden goal), and will be played with three skaters permitted on each sides
According to EIHA Rules of competition for NIHL 1 and 2, if there is a penalty on the clock to team A and team B is at full strength at the end of regulation time, what is numerical strength of each team going into overtime and what else should happen?
Team A will play 3 skaters plus a netminder and Team B would play 4 skaters plus netminder, teams will go down to 3 on 3 after the first stoppage after team A goes back up to full strength
1718 NIHL New Overtime /Penalty Shot Rules- example 2 on table
According to EIHA Rules of competition for NIHL 1 and 2 at the end of overtime and its still tied can a player who is still in the penalty box (serving a penalty) take a penalty shot?
1718 NIHL New Overtime /Penalty Shot Rules – Any players that have been ejected from the game or are in the penalty box and their penalty had not expired at the end of the game cannot take a shot
Thanks for playing along at home, thanks to IHUK Referee Section for providing the tests each week and we’ll have more next weekend.