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Fighting in NHL Ice Hockey (Why it Happens, Is it Allowed?)

Fights are not common in today’s game but do happen. When they do, the fighter’s teammates will usually come to their aid when it gets too rough. There are several ice hockey leagues around the world, and every league has its own rules about fighting. Still, generally, fighting is not permitted in amateur leagues below …

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Ice Hockey Basic Rules & How to Play (For Beginners)

Ice Hockey is an enjoyable game with a lot of action. Simple stick and ball sports, notably bandy, hurling, and shinty, are said to have developed into ice hockey in the 18th and 19th centuries in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland, and elsewhere. Lacrosse, a North American sport, was also important. Ice hockey is a …

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Womens Ice Hockey – Complete Guide (How it differs to Men)

Ice Hockey is a contact sport played on ice, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent’s net to score points. Players skate on ice using their sticks to move the puck towards the opposing team’s goal. The teams take turns skating, passing, and shooting …

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Natural Hat Tricks – Complete Guide (Natural vs Regular Hat Tricks)

The NHL is filled with amazing players that can make unbelievable plays. One of the most impressive feats a player can achieve is scoring a hat trick. Fans love to see players score three goals in one game because it often leads to an exciting win. Little do we know that there are two types …

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How Long is a Game of Ice Hockey? (And Total Number of Periods)

Ice hockey is a fast-paced, high-adrenaline sport that can be difficult to follow. One of the best ways to understand the game is by breaking it down into parts, so you know what’s going on at any given moment. Let’s start discussing how long is the game, the factors that can change the game length, …

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