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How many Players on a Hockey Team

Hockey is one of the biggest sports in North America and Europe. As one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting sport on the planet, it would be a good idea to go through all the rules of the sport, specifically; ‘How many players do hockey teams have?’ We’ve answered this based on…

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What are Hockey Pucks Made of?

The same way the ball is important in soccer that is how the puck is important to hockey. In today’s guide, we are going to look at the hockey puck, how it is made, what it is made from and so much more. Let’s dive in: What Are Hockey Pucks? A hockey puck which is…

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What is Offsides in Hockey?

Offsides is one of the more difficult rules to learn if you are new to the game of hockey. We will be going through the different aspects of the rule in this article to help break it down. One important thing is, don’t confuse this with field hockey, this article is only talking about ice…

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Who Invented Hockey and where did it Originate?

If you had to associate one country around the world with hockey, the first that comes to mind is likely Canada.  One of the prevailing stereotypes about Canadians is their love of hockey, with many dubbing it “Canada’s game” due to the country’s plethora of talent. This might lead you to believe that Canadians invented…

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What are Hockey Sticks Made of?

One of the more customizable pieces of sporting equipment is the hockey stick.  If you’re an avid hockey player, you know everyone has their preferences when it comes to the blade’s curve and shaft’s flex.  You may even have a unique way of taping your stick. But have you ever thought about what your hockey…

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What is Boarding in Hockey?

Ice hockey is a contact sport, so occasionally, players will hit each other. But from time to time, some players let their emotions get the best of them and will violently hit the opposing players.  These heavy hits can sometimes lead to serious injuries and in severe circumstances even end the career of the player…

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A Simple Explanation of The Icing Rule in Ice Hockey

Wondering what the Icing Rule in Hockey means? In this post we’ll attempt to explain the Icing Rule in Hockey as simply as possible. Hopefully by the time you’ve read this you will have a full understanding of the Icing Rule. Basic Explanation Icing occurs when a player shoots the hockey puck from behind the…