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The 2002 Winter Olympics hockey tournament featured more than 120 NHL players. They played under rules established by the International Ice Hockey Federation, which have several notable distinctions from those used in the NHL. If you like hockey here is a piece of hockey jewelry.

Here is a look at the 10 key differences between the NHL and IIHF rules.

Rule NHL IIHF
Rink size 200 feet by 85 feet 200 feet by 100 feet
Zones Defensive zones: 73 feet; Neutral zone: 54 feet Defensive zones: 71 feet; Neutral zone: 58 feet
Center red line offside passes Players receiving a forward pass from a teammate must be on his own side of the center red line. Players receiving a forward pass from a teammate must not have crossed the opposing team's blueline.
Clocks Show time remaining in periods and penalties Shows time played in periods, time remaining in penalties
Lineups 18 skaters plus 2 goalies 20 skaters plus 2 goalies
Player changes during play Player being changed must be within 5 feet of bench before replacement comes on ice Player being changed must be within 10 feet of bench before replacement comes on ice
Player changes during stoppages A 'reasonable' amount of time, visiting team first 5 seconds, visiting team first
On-ice officials 2 referees, 2 linesmen 1 referee, 2 linesmen
Fighting A fighting major penalty is assessed for fighting. Instigators received a minor penalty, and a 10-minute misconduct. A match penalty is assessed to any player who instigates or engages in a fight.
Icing Icing is called when puck crosses the goal line and is first touched by a defending player other than the goaltender. Icing is called when puck crosses the goal line. The puck does not have to be first touched by a defending player other than the goaltender

The 2002 Winter Olympics hockey tournament will feature more than 120 NHL players. They will be playing under rules established by the International Ice Hockey Federation, which have several notable distinctions from those used in the NHL. If you like hockey here is a piece of hockey jewelry.

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