A minor or major penalty can be assessed when a player hits an opponent with the shaft of the stick that is held between the player's hands.
When a player, holding his stick with both hands, checks an opponent by using the shaft of the stick with no part of the stick on the ice.
Hitting an opponent with the stick while it is held in both hands and no part of the stick is touching the ice. Usually incurs a minor penalty, but a major penalty if blood is drawn or a serious injury results.
To hit an opponent with both hands on the stick and no part of the stick on the ice. Illegal and calls for a penalty.
A penalty when a player holds the stick in both hands, drives the shaft into an opponent, and no part of the stick is on the ice.
minor penalty which occurs when a player holds his stick in both hands and drives the shaft into an opponent; a stick check where a player has both hands on the stick and no part of the stick on the ice; if serious injury is caused or blood is drawn it becomes a major penalty and a game misconduct. dead puck: puck that flies out of the rink or that a player has caught in his hand.