Protective Equipment, Operating Policies & Procedures, HL Coaches Manual (North London Nationals Hockey)

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PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT POLICY

 

It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure the safety of the players and coaches. 

 

Players:

All players, including goaltenders, shall always wear full hockey equipment anytime they are on North London Sports Association sanctioned ice.

 

All players, including goaltenders, shall wear a CSA approved hockey helmet to which a CSA approved hockey facial protector must be attached and not altered in any way. The chin strap of the helmet shall be securely fastened under the chin. Penalties shall be assessed in accordance with HC Rule #24.

 

All players, including goaltenders, shall wear a BNQ approved throat protector, properly fastened and not altered in any manner. A minor penalty shall be assessed to any player who is on the ice and is in violation of this regulation.

 

NOTE: If a goaltender chooses to wear a neck guard as well as a throat protector, the neck guard must be fastened in a manner so that it provides protection to the throat/neck area. It may not be fastened or altered in any manner that will void the CSA approval of the mask and/or helmet.

 

Coaches:

All team officials, on ice helpers, outside instructors and NCCP Instructors must wear a CSA approved helmet during all sanctioned on-ice instruction and activities. The chin strap of the helmet shall be securely fastened under the chin.   Failure to comply may result in the suspension of the offending party by the home Association or ALLIANCE Hockey. In accordance to the ALLIANCE Policy re: Helmet use for on-Ice Personnel including NCCP Instructors.

 

Failure to comply with these rules presents both an Insurance and a Risk Management issue for North London Sports Association. As a result, you will receive one warning, second offence will be a one game suspension and third offense will be a three game suspension.



REQUIRED PLAYER & GOALIE EQUIPMENT

PLAYER

GOALIE

Helmet

Helmet

Neck Guard

Neck Guard

Shoulder Pads

Throat Protector

Elbow Pads

Chest Protector

Gloves

Glove

Jock strap/Jill strap

Blocker

Pants

Jock strap/Jill strap

Knee Pads

Pants

Socks

Goalie Pads

Skates

Socks

Stick

Skates

Jersey

Stick

 

Jersey

 

All players, including goaltenders, shall wear a CSA approved hockey helmet to which a CSA approved hockey facial protector must be attached and not altered in any way. The chin strap of the helmet shall be securely fastened under the chin. Penalties shall be assessed in accordance with HC Rule #24. Violation of this regulation shall not be grounds for a protest.

 

All equipment should be properly fitted to ensure the maximum protection; there will be no unauthorized alterations to equipment is permitted Including sweater unless a player receives explicit written permission from the appropriate CHL Representative.

 

All sticks must have a knob on the end of the handle.  It must be large enough that it cannot get through a facemask

 

No NLSA players will assists with a practice unless he or she is a CS1 or DS1 Certificated Coach of the on-ice team.  The Division Convenor (or Coaching Staff) will refuse to allow an individual to participate in a game or practice.


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