IIHF Rule Book
The latest IIHF Rule Book was published in September 2014 and is valid until the 2017/2018 season. Below you can find the complete book in the PDF format.
IIHF Official Rule Book 2014-2018
3-on-3 Overtime Penalty Situations Chart
NOTE: Since issuing the hardcopy of the IIHF Rule Book 2014-2018, editorial changes have been made. All changes compared to the original version can be found in this file. The changes are already implemented in the digital version linked above.
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 2017
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 2017)
This file contains regulations concerning disciplinary measures and the disciplinary bodies.
IIHF Disciplinary Code