SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1989

Rule Changes: Their Effect on Safety in Ice Hockey


This paper discusses the procedures used by the Amateur Hockey Association of the United States (AHAUS) for developing changes and for dealing with proposals for changes in the official playing rules sponsored by AHAUS for amateur ice hockey in the United States. The development of the rule requiring face guards is described as an illustration of the process.

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Rudolph, M
Amateur Hockey Association of the United States, Colorado Springs, CO
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Developed by Committee: F08
Pages: 35–36
DOI: 10.1520/STP24033S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5101-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1274-2