5 Wacky NHL Rules Most Fans Don't Know

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5 Wacky NHL Rules Most Fans Don't Know
Referees and linesmen may have to enforce strange rules and wacky procedures.

The game of hockey seems so basic.

Five skaters and a goalie from each team take the ice. The idea is to advance the puck into the offensive zone and then put the puck behind the goaltender into the net. The team that can do this the most times in a game gets credit for the victory.

But on the way to that victory, there are several rules that are a bit on the strange side. Simple procedures that are not so simple.

Here's a look at five strange rules that many fans don't know.

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