Presentation on theme: "Face-Off Procedures Season"— Presentation transcript:
1Face-Off Procedures 2010-2011 Season This presentation is created for younger officials to help them with the face-off procedure in the two-man system.
2Official’s StanceExplain the official’s stance when conducting a face-offFeet shoulder width apartFree hand at sideKnees bent slightlyFeet one foot fromFace-off dotPuck held beltHigh in close to bodyFrom Page 18 of the HCOP Officials Workbook – JuniorBring up a couple officials to the front of the class to have them demonstrate how to conduct a proper face-off
3Common FaultsWhat are some of the mistakes officials make when conducting face-offs?Feet too close, too far apartKnees not flexed, not square to the dotFeet too close to dotBent overPuck being presented or drop telegraphed
4Spot the FaultsAsk the clinic participants what they see wrong with this photoExamples:Bent overFeet too far apart
5Positioning of Centres Feet clear of face-off restraining lineVisiting team sets up firstToe of stick touching the ice in designated areaStick not moving
6Positioning of Other Skaters Feet outside circleBody and stick onsideSticks back of hash marks but may be inside circle
8Encroachment – Front Official Initial shoulder checkCentres and players in front
9Encroachment – Back Official After front official has completed shoulder checkPlayers behind partner dropping the puck
10Violation Procedure – Front Official What steps must the front official take when a face-off violation occurs?Verbally eject centreCommunicate what the violation wasTeam Red out!Winger is not on-side!
11Violation Procedure – Back Official And the back official?Blow whistleHand signal to indicate violating teamHold position, do not approach the circle
12Puck Drop Common Faults Beginning to exit while dropping the puckUp and overhand motionDropping the puck too hard or too soft
13Face-Off ExitPause to let the puck clear, look for clear route and back away towards boardsMove quickly back to the line along the boardsKeep the puck in sight, skate backwards if it is safe to do soRelease your partner from your blue line with a head nod
14Face-Off Tips Be ready ahead of the players Ensure other officials are readyEncourage players to line up correctly as they arriveDon’t coach players who line up incorrectlyProvide no warnings of ejectionsEstablish a standard early and maintain it
15Rule 10.2 (g) – Face-OffsAll face-offs in the neutral zone shall be conducted at the designated face-off spots as dictated by reason for the stoppage of play.The face-off location will be determined by the offending team losing the most territorial advantageWhen a stoppage of play occurs between the end zone face-off spots and the nearest end of the rink, the face-off shall be the nearest end zone face-off spot, unless otherwise stated in the rules.Centre ice face-offs will be only conducted at the start of each period, following the scoring of a goal, premature substitution of the goaltender or in accordance with Rule 10.5 (f )Any other stoppage of play in any zone not caused by either team, the ensuing face-off shall be at the nearest face-off spot excluding the centre face-off spot.
16The defending team creates a whistle by shooting the puck over the glass Face-off takes place at end zone face-off dotWhere will the face-off take place?DAD
17The attacking team creates a whistle by shooting the puck out of play The face-off moves outside of the offensive zone to the closest face-off dotWhere will the face-off take place?ADA
18The face-off will take place at the face-off dot in the neutral zone closest to the offending team’s zoneThe puck is in the neutral zone and is shot out of play by the attacking teamWhere will the face-off take place?DA
19When a team creates a stoppage in the neutral zone, with the puck between the dot and opposing team’s blueline, the face-off is at the closet dotThe attacking team creates a stoppage just outside the offending team’s bluelineWhere will the face-off take place?DA
20The face-off is always in the zone that the puck goes off an official The puck strikes an official inside the blue line and goes out of playWhere will the face-off take place?
21Face-Offs – True or False Page 106 The centre taking the face-off shall have the toe of his stick touching the ice in the designated area.A whistle is given when you relieve your partner at the blue line.When exiting the face-off you always back towards the net.As the back official your only duty is to watch your partner’s blue line when he is conducting theface-off.5. Except for the centre taking the face-off all other players shall be outside the circle or 20 feet away.TrueFalseFalseFalseFalse
22Face-Offs – Multiple Choice Page 106 When conducting a face-off the ______ sets up first.Team on the power playTeam on the penalty killTeam that arrives at the face-off dotVisiting teamYou can eject the centre for all the following infractions except:Standing with feet on the restraining linesNot having toe of stick touching the ice in the designated areaNot keeping the stick stationaryUsing the wrong handed stickWhen conducting the face-off you should:Have your feet shoulder width apart and an arm’s length away from dotStand sideways for quick exit and be one foot from dotHave feet shoulder width apart and be one foot from dotHave feet shoulder width apart and bend over the dotCommon puck drop faults are:Beginning to exit while dropping puckUp and overhand motionDropping puck too hard or too softAll of the aboveDDCD