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Hand Pass


BOSTON - JANUARY 07: Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks passes the puck with his hand after he collided with Miroslav Satan #81 of the Boston Bruins on January 7, 2010 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Using the glove to propel the puck towards a teammate.

A hand pass is a legal play in the defensive zone, but not allowed elsewhere on the ice.

Play is stopped in the event of an illegal hand pass, but no penalty is imposed on the offending player.

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