Rules, Regulations & Guidelines

In this section will you find all the relevant documentation concerning the playing rules for ice hockey. The international ice hockey federation plays with the same set of rules for all its events and championship and only the latest version published on the website is the version to be used.

Regardless of your role within ice hockey, the playing rules are vital for your possibility to perform and take part in the best possible way. We ask you to download and study the material collected here to assure you get the most enjoyable experience taking part in the game of ice hockey either directly on the ice in any role or as an observer and spectator in the arena or in front of the screen.