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Offside

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Definition: If a player precedes the puck into the offensive zone, play is called and a faceoff takes place in the neutral zone.

Also, a pass made across a blue line and the center line is ruled an offside pass, also referred to as a two-line pass. Play is called and the faceoff takes place at the originating point of the pass.

Also Known As: offsides
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