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Yes a cold dry puck will slide much better than a wet puck. If your puck is held in your hand and becomes warm, the puck will stick...

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The friction between the rubber and the ice is very low. Usually the puck has had ice one it that melted and has some water on it as well, which helps move it along.

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Why is ice hockey on ice?

so that the hockey puck can slide once been hit.

What is the difference between a frozen hockey puck and a regular hockey puck?

The temperature of any object does not change its weight. This is discussed in the ccientific principle called the "Law of Conservation of Mass". The puck will be harder and slightly smaller when frozen.

Why do they freeze the puck before a hockey game?

They freeze the pucks so that it can slide better.

Do hockey players freeze hockey pucks before a game?

Yes, because it helps the puck slide better on the ice.

Was the first hockey puck a frozen meat patty?

No. It was actually a tennis ball. The first "puck" was a ball with the top and bottom chopped off.

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What is the thing that you hit in hockey called?

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What is important about hockey?

THE PUCK, you play hockey to get the puck.

A sentence for friction?

If it weren't for friction, the hockey puck would have slid forever on the huge frozen pond.

How is the motion of a hockey puck on ice different from the motion of a hockey puck on the street interms of forces?

On the ice, a hockey puck is pushing against much less surface friction, so it will slide with relative ease. On the street, a puck is forced to push against the pavement which it cannot do very well causing it to either stop or bounce across the surface.

When a hockey puck is frozen why does it bounce less?

1, when it frozen it obserbe the impact so it reduces the bounce affect. It's Newtons 3rd Law.

What does puck frozen mean?

Means when the puck is frozen to travel faster