Sports Quiz / Common Hockey Penalties

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When a player jabs an opponent with the top end of his stick.
Whistled when a player hits an opponent who is not aware of the impending contact from behind and therefore cannot defend himself.
When a player makes a check with both hands on the stick.
When a player uses his elbow to foul an opponent.
Called fisticuffs in the National Hockey League rule book, it is assessed when players drop their gloves and throw punches at each other.
When a player impedes the progress of an opponent by “hooking” him with his stick.
When a player interferes with or impedes the progress of an opponent who does not have the puck. Also assessed to a player who deliberately knocks the stick out of an opponent’s
When a player fouls an opponent with his knee (of course!).
Called when a player strikes another opponent in a minor altercation that the referee determines is not worthy of a major penalty.
When a player hits an opponent with his stick, or “slashes” him, either to impede his progress or cause injury.
When a player stabs at an opponent with the blade of his stick, whether he makes contact or not.
When a stick or any portion of a player’s body is used to cause an opposing player to fall.

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