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Stripes Newsletter - May 2022

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Stripes - The USA Hockey Officiating Newsletter
Making Officiating Fun Again
Unfortunately, as rinks have seen an increase in bad behavior by the adults in the stands, more and more refs are hanging up their whistles, making referee retention a challenging situation for associations around the country. What is USA Hockey doing to change that? READ MORE »
Video of the month
Body Checks: Acceptable vs. Unacceptable
Q and A
Want the Best Seat in the House? 4 Reasons to Ref
Krissy Langley has officiated hockey at nearly every level. This winter, she took on a volunteer role as USA Hockey's referee-in-chief for female development, tasked with recruiting, developing, retaining and improving the overall experience for female officials. READ MORE »
Rule Book Now Available for Mobile Devices
The USA Hockey Mobile Rulebook app installs the current playing rules on your mobile device. Browse rules, interpretations, signals and more, for free. Download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store today. READ MORE »
Earn Tenured Official Status
The USA Hockey Tenured Official category was designed to reward officials who demonstrate dedication to the USA Hockey Officiating Program. This status aims to recognize USA Hockey officials who are committed to long-term officiating development and making the game of hockey better in their local community. READ MORE »
Quote of the week
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"We're going to continue to offer world-class training and development for our officials and a welcoming environment for anyone who wants to become an official. We will continue to support the work they do and take measures to protect them from abuse."
— Mike Trimboli —
President of USA Hockey
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arrow graphic 2022 Advanced Officiating Symposium READ MORE »
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