Regelbuch DEL Saison 2023/24

Regel 58: Butt-Ending

Regel 58.1: Butt-Ending

The action whereby a Player uses the shaft of the stick, above the upper hand, to check an opposing Player in any manner or jabs or attempts to jab an opposing Player with this part of the stick, whether contact is made or not.

Regel 58.2: Double-Minor Penalty

The Referee shall, at their discretion, assess a Double-minor Penalty to any Player who attempts to “butt-end” an opponent.

Regel 58.3: Major Penalty and Game Misconduct Penalty

The Referee, at their discretion, shall assess a Major Penalty and an automatic Game Misconduct Penalty to a Player who “butt-ends” an opponent.

Regel 58.4: Disciplinary Measures

If deemed appropriate, Supplementary Discipline can be applied by the Proper Authorities at their discretion.
Rule 28 – Supplementary Discipline