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 Dealing with Referee Maltreatment


Maltreatment Cheat Sheet

Maltreatment Rule

How to remove a problem

TImes When "it" happened

Call the Penalty

What is it?

"We need to treat referee harassment like any other penalty in the rulebook—just call it if it qualifies as an impact penalty. We are not there to be a nice guy or apply fancy conflict resolution in dealing with harassment. Instead, start with a minor penalty then add on more severe penalties if the harassment does not stop..." (Excerpt used with permission from #thehockeyrefbook)

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