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Hockey NL reinstates post-game handshakes

Hockey NL has reinstated post-game handshakes.

In December a change was implemented a change to the timing of the handshake sign of respect to the pregame time slot to coincide with that of coaches and officials.

The decision drew criticism from teams and members of the public.

Based on the information gathered thus far and conversations with stakeholders and Members, the Minor Council will allow the return of post-game handshakes.

Associations, leagues, tournament hosts, and officials have the discretion to prohibit the post-game handshake when required.


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