Created in 2020, “Section
11- Maltreatment” includes all forms of maltreatment under a
single section of the Hockey Canada rulebook. It provides guidelines for
escalating penalties based on the severity of the behavior from players as
well as team officials.
We all need to work together to support one another and call out any negative or abusive behavior when we see it. It’s on all of us to make the game a more positive and inclusive space from within, both on and off the ice. These are lessons that we can take with us outside of the arena and apply to our classrooms, workplaces and communities.
includes the actual or potential of physical or psychological
harm aimed at any participant within the game. It undermines the health
and well-being of everyone associated with the game and is incompatible with
core values that lie at the heart of Canadian sport. As part of that
commitment, Rule 11 looks to eliminate discrimination, disrespectful and
abusive behavior, and harassment from Canada’s game with a zero-tolerance
Regardless of role (coaches, parents, and
players), all Sault Major Hockey Association participants and stakeholders are
encouraged to review the resources provided below. Please click on the link below and you will be sent to the NOHA website and directed to the Maltreatment information page where you will find the resources listed below.
RULE 11 - MALTREATMENT RULE
- What is Maltreatment?
- Hockey Canada Maltreatment Resources
- Maltreatment video