View Full Version : NHL changes offside rule

December 23rd, 2020, 10:03 AM

Under the old version of the rule, if a player's skate was raised off the ice but still within the boundaries of the opposition's blue-line, he would be offside. Now, however, as long as a player's skate has yet to break the "plane" prior to the puck crossing the leading edge of the blue-line, he is deemed to be onside for the purpose of the offside rule. Whether the skate is on the ice or not is no longer relevant.

December 23rd, 2020, 12:06 PM
Wow. Can't for instant replay to really create some great controversies.

December 23rd, 2020, 07:22 PM
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