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  Ice hockey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ice hockey is one of the fastest growing women's sports in the world, with the number of participants increasing 400 percent in the last 10 years.
Sledge hockey was invented by three Swedish wheelchair athletes on a frozen lake at a rehabilitation centre in Stockholm in 1961.
Hockey also frequently shows up in American television, particularly in shows set in the colder regions of the US such as the Northeast where the sport is on an almost equal footing to basketball.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ice_hockey   (5905 words)

 Ice Hockey - MSN Encarta
Ice Hockey, fast-paced winter sport in which two opposing teams of skaters use long, curved sticks to try to drive a hard rubber disk into each other’s goal.
Ice hockey is especially popular in Canada, where the modern game developed.
Because ice hockey is a game of speed and strength, the coach must also ensure that a slower or smaller line does not play against an opponent’s faster or larger line.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567842/Ice_Hockey.html   (1843 words)

 Icing (ice hockey) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Icing in ice hockey occurs when a player shoots the puck across both the red line and the opposing team's goal line without the puck going into the net.
If the icing is washed out, the official lowers his arm and gives the washout signal (extending both arms sideways from the body at shoulder height).
The icing rule was introduced to prevent instances where teams facing a much stronger opponent often resorted to pure defense, simply shooting the puck up the ice every time they gained possession, resulting in an unexciting spectacle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Icing_(ice_hockey)   (503 words)

 Ice Hockey UK
Ice Hockey UK It is generally accepted that the game began its modern era because of a game that was played by Englishmen on the frozen expanse of Kingston Harbour, Ontario in 1860.
Players are penalised for infringements of rules by being sent off the ice for two or more minutes according to the severity of the offence and no substitute can be made for the duration of the penalty, which he serves in a special penalty box.
Ice Hockey, the world's fastest team game, is full of skilful stick handling, tactics, speed and grit.
www.icehockeyuk.co.uk /about.asp   (914 words)

 Ice Hockey Safety - SafeUSA (TM)
Ice hockey is a popular winter sport in the United States, with more than 500,000 registered amateur players.
All youth, high school, and college ice hockey leagues require players to wear the following gear: a helmet with foam lining and full face mask; a mouth guard; pads for the shoulders, knees, elbows, and shins; and gloves.
Ice hockey is the second leading cause of winter sports injury among children.
www.safeusa.org /sports/hockey.htm   (826 words)

 Ice Hockey
The Roosevelt Park Ice Arena is proud to offer programs and classes designed to teach the game of ice hockey to individuals of all ages.
The hockey coaching staff suggests that you pass through Alpha, Beta, and Gamma levels in the LTS program before participating in order to develop accordingly and benefit from our Learn to Play Hockey program.
Registrations for ice hockey programs is on-going due to other activities throughout the season.
www.rcgov.org /parks_recreation/recreation/ice_arena/hockey.htm   (877 words)

 Winter Olympics - Ice Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The first appearance of ice hockey in the Olympics for men came during a summer Olympics in 1920.
Each team has six players on the ice at one time, two defenders, a right and left one and three offensive players a center, a right, and left wing and a goalie.
The object is to hit the puck up the ice with a curved stick to the other end of the ice and get the puck in the other team's goal.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/olympics/icehockey.htm   (405 words)

 BU | Terrier Athletics | Men's Ice Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Pacing all Hockey East schools, the Boston University men’s ice hockey team had four players selected in the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft on Saturday night at the GM Place.
The Boston University men’s ice hockey team is pleased to announce its five-member recruiting class for the upcoming 2006-07 season, featuring a trio of players from the U.S. National Under-18 Team and two skaters from the United States Hockey League (Junior A Tier I).
Former Boston University men’s ice hockey standout Freddy Meyer was named to the 2006 U.S. Men’s National Team, which is set to begin competing at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship on May 5 in Riga, Latvia.
www.bu.edu /athletics/icehockey/men/index.shtml   (328 words)

 Lower Merion Ice Hockey
In addition, the Lower Merion Ice Hockey Club seeks to provide qualified hockey players with the opportunity to develop character and athletic skills within the team concept and at the highest competitive level.
Ice Hockey is not a PIAA sanctioned scholastic sport.
Scholastic Hockey is growing rapidly, and there is a movement to bring the sport into the PIAA fold.
www.lmicehockey.org   (494 words)

 Ice Hockey
The World Hockey Association (WHA) was a rival hockey league in existence from 1973 to 1979.
Ice Hockey - On September 23, 1992, Manon Rheaume started as goalie for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a National...
Ice Hockey - MEN 1920 Canada 1924 Canada 1928 Canada 1932 Canada 1936 Great Britain 1948 Canada 1952 Canada 1956...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0771579.html   (589 words)

 Ice Hockey Glossary
when a hockey player bumps or slams into an opponent with either his hip or shoulder (the only legal moves) to block his progress or throw him off-balance; it is only allowed against an opponent in control of the
on which the game of hockey is played; it is 200 feet long by 85 feet wide with rounded corners.
used by professional ice hockey skaters; the gentle curve in a very sharp blade of an ice skate produced by rounding the toe and heel of the blade to make it easier for hockey players to turn quickly.
www.firstbasesports.com /hockey_glossary.html   (2965 words)

 VL of Sport - Ice Hockey
Special Hockey International provides an ice hockey program for any child or adult regardless of age, race or gender, who is mentally challenged, is physically able to walk and wishes to learn and play the game
Ice Hockey was established in the early 1900's with the first ice rink in Adelaide.
European Hockey Net under development, with the aim is to bring the whole of European ice hockey together on one site - more exposure of the national leagues, with information in English which is accepted as the international internet language.
sportsvl.com /ball/icehockey.htm   (1936 words)

 BU | Terrier Athletics | Women's Ice Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Brian Durocher, head coach of the Boston University women's ice hockey team, has announced that former Maine defenseman Julie Poulin has transferred to BU and will join the program this fall.
The Boston University women's ice hockey team announced its 2006-07 schedule entering its second season at the varsity level.
The Boston University women’s ice hockey team formally concluded its inaugural season with its first team banquet, held on the BU campus on May 6.
www.bu.edu /athletics/icehockey/women/index.shtml   (273 words)

 Southern Stars Ice Hockey - Brisbane - Australia
The Southern Stars Ice Hockey Club Inc. is a non profit club whose home training ground is Iceworld at Acacia Ridge.
Ice hockey is a great way to get fit and make new friends.
Our coaches are fully accredited A.I.S coaches in all divisions for ice hockey and all are required to hold Blue Cards.
www.starsicehockey.com.au   (163 words)

 Colorado College | Ice Hockey
The CC hockey team is offering a special opportunity for fans to travel to Alaska in October to watch the Tigers compete in the 2006 Nye Frontier Classic.
Unveiling a partnership that will allow its hockey broadcasts to reach more listeners than ever before, Colorado College announced today that 103.9 FM The Eagle – Legendary Rock, Live and Local – will be the flagship station of the newly formed CC Tiger Sports Network for the 2006-07 season.
Dave Delich, who still reigns as Tiger Hockey's all-time scoring leader with 285 career points (111 goals, 174 assists), will add to his list of lifelong accolades this fall when he and his brother Chuck are inducted into the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame.
www.coloradocollege.edu /Athletics/Hockey   (1839 words)

 Ice Hockey Quizzes and Trivia -- FunTrivia
Ice Hockey, by birth and upbringing a Canadian sport, is an offshoot of field hockey.
The first governing body of the sport was the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada, formed in 1887.
Operating in northern Michigan from 1904 to 1906, the International Hockey League was the first professional league.
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/sports/ice_hockey.html   (563 words)

 Olympic Ice Hockey Links
The origins of ice hockey are vague, but it appears that the British brought an early version of the game to Canada in the late 1800's.
In Olympic ice hockey, women compete in an eight-team tournament; men in a 12-team tournament.
A team may have no more than six players on the ice while play is in progress, but substitutions may be made "on the fly" without interruption in play.
www.sirlinksalot.net /icehockey.html   (321 words)

 CBC.CA - Torino 2006
Hockey Night in Canada's Kelly Hrudey dissects the Canadian men's squad bound for Turin.
Olympic ice hockey has hosted its share of dynasties and upsets.
Olympic rules put a premium on a player's hockey sense — the ability to act quickly and positively with the puck and the discipline to know what to do without it.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/sports/icehockey   (657 words)

 Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey, the fastest, and arguably the most exciting, team sport in the world, is played right here in Cape Town at the new Olympic size venue, the ice Station - grand West Casino complex.
The Western Province Ice Hockey Association controls the sport in the Western Cape and has five member clubs.
We are affiliated to SA Ice Hockey Association and the International Ice Hockey Association (IIHF).
www.icerink.co.za /icehockey.htm   (319 words)

The origins of ice hockey are unclear, but it is widely accepted that the British are responsible for bringing hockey to North America.
The first known hockey games took place between Johns Hopkins and Yale Universities in 1895.
The first Olympic Games to include ice hockey for men were the Antwerp Games in 1920.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=IH   (143 words)

 NHL.com - The National Hockey League Web Site
One of the things that makes hockey special is the fact the players don't hold themselves aloof from the fan, Paul Kukla notes in his latest blog.
NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup, and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.
All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. (c) 2005 NHL.
www.nhl.com   (278 words)

 USA Hockey
Often rivals on the ice, USA Hockey and Hockey Canada, among many industry leaders, including the NHL and its Players' Association, have teamed up to create OneGoal, which aims to show parents and youngsters how easy it can be to play hockey.
The 2006-07 U.S. National Under-17 Team, one of hockey's most prestigious, meanwhile, was named Aug. 23 and will have to wait until its North American Hockey League opener on Sept. 22.
USA Hockey members who wish to submit a playing rule change to be considered at USA Hockey's 2007 Annual Congress must do so prior to Nov. 1, 2006.
www.usahockey.com   (647 words)

 Ice Hockey Michigan State University Spartans, Official Athletic Site - Ice Hockey
Michigan State hockey coach Rick Comley has announced the signing of defenseman Jeff Petry (Farmington Hills, Mich.) to a National Letter of Intent, and the incoming skater will join the roster in the fall of 2007.
Ratchuk was the highest selection of the three, going in the early second round to the Philadelphia Flyers; Turek was the first pick of the fourth round by the St. Louis Blues, and the Columbus Blue Jackets made Sucharski the 136th pick overall in the fifth round.
Miller, who was drafted by the Mighty Ducks in the sixth round (186th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, will forego his senior season of eligibility and leaves after three seasons in Green and White.
msuspartans.cstv.com /sports/m-hockey/msu-m-hockey-body.html   (635 words)

 Women's Ice Hockey - NCAA Sports.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Wisconsin won its first ever national championship in women's hockey March 26 as the Badgers shut down Minnesota, 3-0.
Middlebury won its third consecutive NCAA title as they picked up a 3-1 win over Plattsburgh in the championship game March 18.
The national title is the fifth for the women's hockey program and the 25th for Middlebury College in the last 11 years.
www.ncaasports.com /icehockey/womens   (121 words)

 LMU Ice Hockey - Home Page
If you are interested in playing next year for LMU Ice Hockey, please contact Tyler at Tylergz@lmuicehockey.com, or fill out the recruits page.
LMU Ice Hockey announced their new uniforms today, adding to Last years away uniforms.
LMU Ice Hockey announced their 06/07 Season Schedule today, their first season playing as a full time ACHA Collegiate hockey Program in 67 Years.
www.lmuicehockey.com   (128 words)

 Hamilton College - Athletics - Women's Ice Hockey Overview
Hamilton College women's ice hockey is aiming to take the next step in 2005-06.
Brendon Knight, assistant men’s hockey coach at Hamilton College for one season, has been named the College’s head women’s hockey coach.
Hamilton College women’s hockey forward Zöe Baldwin ’06 (Nepean, Ontario/Deerfield Academy [Mass.]) was selected to the 2006 all-New England Small College Athletic Conference Team by the conference’s coaches on March 2.
www.hamilton.edu /athletics/teams.cfm?identifier=wicehockey   (262 words)

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