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  • Ice Hockey Vs Roller Hockey Research Paper

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    Ice Hockey verse Roller hockey Ice hockey and roller hockey are two of the fastest paced games and proven to be one of the hardest games to be played. You have to have the coordination of any athlete the strength, speed, and conditioning of a football player while putting those skills on skates. Though the two sports sound much alike they are actually very different. In the game of ice hockey there are many rules and ways to play the game. The most basic rules of the game are, In order to start

  • Informative Essay: Why Hockey Is Popular In The World

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    Hockey has been played in a lot of places so this sport is very popular in the world. It is very popular because there is a lot of national pride in the sport (NHL.com). The history of hockey includes the sport’s first rules, the Stanley Cup, Pro Hockey, World War I, NHL in the 50’s, the expansion of hockey, hockey in the the 70’s 80’s and 90’s, hockey in Canada, and hockey today. Ice hockey might have been developed in Asia. Archaeological evidence points out that it may have been developed in

  • Breaking The Ice : The Canadian Women

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    Breaking the Ice The Canadian women were a huge influence to developing ice hockey for women and are the reason for the growth of the sport in other countries. One individual that does redefine the sport of ice hockey is Manon Rheaume who fought the barriers of integration. Manon’s efforts and determination to challenge her abilities was one of the biggest developments in women’s hockey. No only was Manon making a statement during her career but she was bringing attention to women’s ice hockey. Through

  • Essay about Evolution of Goaltending in the NHL

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    Today, the term hockey describes differing games in various parts of the world, but specifically in North America it refers to as ice hockey. In its origin, hockey is one of the oldest games played. The earliest mention of the sport of hockey dates back to 1572, when it was on a list of prohibited games. Hockey's birthplace is believed to be in Asia and authorities credit Persia with having devised it about 2000 BC. People who perfected the game of polo must have known "hockey on the ground"

  • Deviance in Hockey

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    Violence in ice hockey has been an identifying staple in the sport since “the first hockey leagues formed in the mid-1880’s,” (Ice Hockey Origins, Growth and Changes in the Game). Since the modern era of hockey, and the creation of the Stanley Cup, hockey has been viewed as one of the most violent sports in western civilization. Clarence Campbell, former NHL President has even said that “[w]ithout violence, there would be no such thing as hockey,” (Coakley). To an extent hockey is unmatched in illegal

  • Violence in Hockey

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    Hockey has always been known to be a physical sport; it is full of body checks, hits from behind, sometimes the misuse of the hockey stick, and even fights. Now all off these are deemed acceptable by hockey fans to a certain extent. When a player swings his stick at another player and an injury occurs to the opposing man the instigator can usually expect to be penalized for a short amount of time, maybe even a suspension from the team for a few games. But when does this violent act on the ice

  • Arguments for the New National Hockey League Rules

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    Arguments for the New National Hockey League Rules On July 22, 2005, the National Hockey League Board of Governors approved a number of changes to the rules of the National Hockey League (NHL). These rule changes were imposed to place a purposeful need on the League to emphasize competition, players’ skills, and an entertainment value to the game of ice hockey. These changes were reported, formulated, and brought to the Board of Governors by a Competition Committee. The Competition Committee

  • Safety First For Other Youth Hockey Ice Hockey

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    Safety First For Those In Youth Hockey Ice hockey has been around since the late eighteen hundreds, and it has developed tremendously from then to the present. Hockey is played by almost everyone; young, old, big, small, boys, girls. The age group that has been under major controversy is the young players, aging between twelve and fourteen years old. Prior to 2008 kids ranging in this age were able to engage in full body contact and body checking, however; the rule was changed so that kids cannot

  • Ice Hockey Vs. Roller Hockey Essay

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    Despite the fact that ice hockey and roller hockey both have the word hockey in common, there are extreme differences between the two sports. There are the obvious differences like one being played on ice and the other on a plastic surface, but many of the differences are only noticed by people that have played both sports. As everyone knows, ice hockey is played on ice, which makes it an extremely high paced game. Unlike ice hockey, Roller hockey is played on a plastic floor that consists of many

  • History of Hockey and the NHL Essay

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    This research paper is going to discuss facts about hockey and rules of hockey and the history of hockey. NHL Hockey and Olympic hockey are very different due to each league having their own style of play. In Olympic hockey Fighting is frowned upon, those who fight receive a penalty match, and will be ejected from the game. In the NHL fighting, is what most fans come to watch fighting allowed and after the fight is over all players involved in the scuffle will be penalized and put into the penalty

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