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    makes. Soccer (MLS and NWSL), Hockey (NHL and NWHL), the U.S. Women’s Hockey team, and the U.S. Women’s Soccer team are more examples of where the wage gap is present, and talked about frequently.     In March of 2017, the U.S. National Women’s Hockey team said they would “sit out” of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship that would take place later in the month. They threatened this because they wanted more money, which is well deserved, but USA Hockey (USAH) wasn’t willing to make

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    Hockey History

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    This essay will be discussing the history of hockey, its development throughout as the years went on, the development of rules and organisation and who the national governing body are, how they are funded. Also this essay will explain the participation levels in the sport hockey from back when it was first started to how it is now. For those that do not know the national governing body they are a national governing body that help create participation in sport by creating opportunities for individuals

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    and stick” game. Hockey was initially played with a cube, instead of the ball we use today. Hockey was initially considered to be too dangerous for women, but it became socially accepted when women were allowed to play sports such as lawn tennis and croquette (Girasole, 2010). The first Women’s field hockey team was formed in 1887 in England. Hockey made its debut in the Olympics in 1908 and thus the International Hockey Federation was assembled (Girasole, 2010). Today, field hockey is the second largest

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    and Europe, ice hockey. Hockey players around the world have all been said to credit their success to “Canadian Way”. These Canadian men who were devoted to the game, had influenced many others to have a love and compassion for something that was much more than just a sport. Prior to the first ever-indoor game of hockey, the sport was originally a casual game played outdoors on grass with its roots in Ancient Greece, Persia and Egypt. Ice hockey is a team sport, which is played on ice with a hard

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    Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent 's net to score points. Ice hockey teams usually consist of four lines of three forwards, three pairs of defencemen, and two goaltenders. Normally, each team has five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team. Teams normally have a goaltender as their sixth on-ice player

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    Hockey has been in Canada for about 140 years and Canada has been taking part in the hockey winter Olympics since the 1920’s. In 1948 Canada’s Olympic hockey team ran into a problem. The Montreal Royals were supposed to represent Canada but declined the offer and couldn’t find a new team due to Olympic rules around amateurs being paid to play hockey. Canada and the Olympic hockey manager Dr. Alexander “Sandy” Watson thought fast to put together a team. Watson recruited Royal Canadian Air Force men

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    year represented at the highest point of women’s hockey: an interesting 3-2 victory overtime by Canada over the United States that drew almost five million viewers on NBC. But Amanda Kessel, a leading scorer for the Americans in Sochi and the college player of 2013, ended her career at Minnesota at age 23 because of remaining symptoms from a concussion from before the Olympics. Many players had suffered from head injuries and Pucci, whose sister’s hockey career had also ended by a concussion said: "The

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    Many people think that hockey is the same throughout the entire world; however, there are lots of differences between certain country’s hockey. How the game of hockey is played depends entirely on the region and organization. The North American NHL has very many differences when compared to something like the IIHF who runs hockey in the Olympics. Although the main game of hockey is the same, there is a variety of rule differences mixed along with restrictions of certain players. Even though the

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    Ice Hockey Research Paper

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    The modern game of ice hockey is played in many different countries all over the world. Similar to most sports ice hockey has evolved over centuries and was influenced by several groups and individuals from various countries. Ice hockey is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. The game has seen a great increase of interest in the United States. “In 1990-91, USA Hockey’s national membership stood at 195,125 players. In just 10 years, that number ballooned to 439,140 in 2000-01. Just last

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    Since 1931, Hockey has meant so much to Canadians that it became a part of our identity. The Summit Series has created a new way of hockey is played , as well it gave Canada it's national title of a hockey culture , known by every hockey fan . This essay will prove how the 1972 Summit Series was a significant part in Canada's Hockey Culture Identity. The Summit Series of 1972 was a series of 8 played games between Canada's best NHL players at the time and the USSR best amateur team . The series

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