Ice Hockey UK, the English Ice Hockey Association, Scottish Ice Hockey and the Elite League stand together and would like to make it clear any abuse of officials, players and staff will not be tolerated.
In recent months, there have been cases of abuse at all levels of the game and this is totally unacceptable.
Whether it be in an ice rink or online via social media, any cases of abuse will be taken very seriously.
Individual clubs have the power to ban offenders from the rink and cases can be reported to the police.
Our officials, players and staff are the lifeblood of our sport and the governing bodies and leagues in the UK are united in stamping out all forms of abuse.