IIHF Rule Book
The International Ice Hockey Federation and its Rule Committee has published the latest version of the official IIHF Rulebook. The Rulebook is valid through the 2014 season. Below you can find the complete book in a PDF format.
Table of Contents
Annexes & Signals
Last update: 29th September 2010
Omissions, Clarifications & Updates for the 2010 IIHF Rule Book (hardcopy)
Note: These are changes in comparison to the hardcopy. The PDF files above are adjusted.
The International Ice Hockey Federation has a book of sport regulations to govern all IIHF events. To download the latest version, please click on the link below.
IIHF Sport Regulations
Last updated: May 2013
International Transfer Regulations
The goal of the International Transfer Regulations with the International Transfer Cards (ITC) is to maintain the worldwide good order of the sport and to protect club teams and players alike.
The IIHF player transfer program using ITCs is a service to member national associations and performs a key role in the IIHF player eligibility responsibilities for participation in IIHF Championships or Olympic Winter Games competitions.
IIHF Transfer Regulations (updated May 2013)
This file contains regulations concerning disciplinary measures, the disciplinary committee and disciplinary panels during IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships.
IIHF Disciplinary Regulations
IIHF-NHL Rink Size Comparison
The International Ice Hockey Federation rules govern the World Championship and Olympic competition. The following graphic outlines the differences between the IIHF and the NHL rinks.
IIHF Inline rule book
Click here for the IIHF Inline Rule Book. (PDF, 243 kB)