Mackcanuck Posted March 18, 2015 Share Posted March 18, 2015 As it stands now the visiting Center must put his stick down first in the faceoff, This gives the Home team Center an advantage The NHL has proposed at the GM meeting that the Defensive zone center would have to put his stick down first, giving the Offensive center the advantage Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie 15h15 hours ago ...the team on defence must put stick down first. So potential edge on faceoff goes to team closer to other team's net, not home/away. Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie 15h15 hours ago If approved by Competition Committee/BofG, next season instead of visiting team always having to be first to put down stick on faceoffs... Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie 15h15 hours ago There was another rule change recommendation coming out of today's NHL GMs meeting, proposed by CAR GM Ron Francis and endorsed by the GMs. Kevin Allen @ByKevinAllen 11m11 minutes ago Best way to think about proposed NHL faceoff rule change: center closest to own net puts stick down first. Visitor goes first at center ice Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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