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Jammerless Jam and a Full Box
« on: April 19, 2009, 04:02:53 pm »
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I head reffed a bout last night(my first as head ref) and we had two jammerless jams in a row with a full box. It may not happen often, but it's good to know this procedure. At one point one team had two blockers in the box with the other two on the track waiting to go to the box. I called an official time-out for both jammerless jams, got the former jammers back out of the box and waited for a seat in the box to become available. Once a seat was available I whistled and hand signaled those skaters to the box.
The trick is when the jam ends while a skater is still waiting for her turn in the box. Those skaters must stay on the track in the next jam in the position they were playing when they received the penalty, except for the former jammers, who are now blockers and serve their penalty time as such.

No rules question here, just a note that yes this can and does happen. It's good to know the procedure, even though it may be a long time before I see this situation again.

 

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