Report: The NHL has a face-masking penalty now

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The NHL has made a couple of small rule changes, according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston.

First, there’s now a penalty for touching the puck with a hand to win a faceoff.

Second, players will be penalized for grabbing an opponent’s facemask/visor.

We presume the second penalty wouldn’t apply to face-washing, only for grabbing.