In common Ice Hockey games, 5 minute major penalties are served for the entire 5 minute period. If a goal is scored during that 5 minute period, the penalized player serving the penalty may not return to the ice, until the entire penalty has been served.
5 minute major for fighting
5 Minute Major
The NHL punishes fighting with a five-minute major penalty.
It all depends on the penalty. In minor hockey If a player receives a 5 minute major, they are automatically ejected from the game, and someone else will serve that 5 minutes. You can get a M21 which is a 10 minute penalty for harassment of the official. So a major penalty could be 5 minutes or it could be 10. -David
Yes because a player can't leave the box until his time expires during a major penalty.
slashing can be a major penalty but most of the time its not
The minor is served first (1st) but may be negated upon the scoring of a goal on the penalized team, where as the five (5) minute major penalty must be served in full.
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if you fight u get 5 min major
if the penalty is a major penalty.. such as a five minute penalty or a double minor, 4 minute penalty... the penalty does not expire once a goal is scored like on a 2 minute minor, so you can potentially score more than one goal