Why’s the OHL Hammering Down on Mouthguard Violations?

Jacob Therrien

Jacob Therrien obtained one among greater than 25 mouthguard violation misconducts within the OHL prior to now couple of weeks.

It’s normal within the NHL to see gamers continuously chew on their mouthguards all through a recreation. Actually, it is well-liked sufficient that created gamers in EA Sports activities’ NHL collection have the choice to gnaw on their mouthpieces. However the OHL has seen sufficient.

The OHL reportedly lately despatched a memo to groups saying officers will crack down on gamers who do not put on their mouthguards appropriately – or in any respect – with 10-minute misconducts. They weren’t kidding. Up to now couple weeks, referees have handed out greater than 25 mouthguard misconducts.