Regelbuch DEL Saison 2022/23

Regel 18: Double-Minor Penalties

Regel 18.1: Double-Minor Penalty

For a Double-minor Penalty, any Player, other than a Goalkeeper, shall be ruled off the ice for four (4) minutes during which time no substitute shall be permitted.

Regel 18.2: Short-handed

When a Double-minor Penalty has been signaled by the Referee and the non-offending Team scores during the delay, one (1) of the Minor Penalties shall be washed out and the penalized Player will serve the remaining two (2) minutes of the Double-minor Penalty. The penalty will be announced as a Double-minor Penalty but only two (2) minutes would be shown on the penalty time clock.
Explanation “short-handed”:
Rule 16.2 – Short-handed

Regel 18.3: Infractions

For a list of infractions that can result in a Double-minor Penalty being assessed – see specific rule numbers for complete descriptions.

Regel 18.4: On-ice Video Review of Double-Minor Penalties for High-Sticking

Referees shall have the option to review all plays that result in the assessment of a Double-minor Penalty for ”High-sticking” for the purpose of, 1. confirm the call on the ice or 2. Nullifying the call on the ice. Such reviews will be conducted exclusively by the Referee(s) on the ice in consultation with other On-ice Official(s), as appropriate, using the technology (for example, a handheld tablet or a television or computer monitor) specified in and provided pursuant.
Rule 38 – Coach's Challenge

Communication between the Video Review Operation and the On-ice Officials shall be limited to contact between the appropriate Video Review Consultant and the Referee to ensure the Referee is receiving any and all video they might request, as well as the appropriate replay angles they may need to review the penalty call.

There shall be no contact or consultation except between the On-ice Official(s) and the Video Review Operation. The Referee shall only have the following options following Video Review of their own call:
(I) confirming their original Double-minor Penalty call; or
(II) cancelling their original Double-minor Penalty call.