Dating hockey player rule
Players in the Adult classification must wear a hockey helmet (including non-HECC approved) with chin strap properly fastened.
However, if not mandated by rule, USA Hockey strongly recommends that all players and goalkeepers in all age classifications properly wear an internal mouthpiece, a HECC approved helmet and a HECC approved full facemask for all games and practices.The player shall be ruled off the ice and may not participate in the game until completion of the ensuing face-off.(Note) HECC certification includes an expiration date on the sticker and a helmet that has an expiration date that has expired is no longer considered certified.The player may not wear a helmet that does not have a valid and current certification sticker.
It is recommended that all protective equipment be designed specifically for ice hockey.(b) All protective equipment, except gloves, padded hockey pants, helmet/facemask and goalkeeper’s leg guards, must be worn under the uniform.