Hockey's rules were created by it's creator, but over time, we changed to rules to our liking.
Fail answer before... Hockey has many rules.
the international rules
Ice hockey rules are usually USA Hockey for amateur games - the pros usually have a rulebook specific to the league they officiate.
Ice hockey is played on ice, while field hockey is played on a grass surface, the rules in field hockey are kinder than ice hockey, and the sticks vary between versions.
Too many new rules.
The origin of ice hockey is unknown, however, ice hockey probaly evolved from the game of field hockey that has been played in Northern Europe for centuries.The rules of modern ice hockey were devised by Canadian J G A Creighton. In 1875, the first game of ice hockey with Creighton's rules was played in Montreal, Canada.Hockey originated in Windsor, Canada in the 1800's.
1. ice hockey 2.field hockey 3. ball hockey 4. street hockey and by the way hockey SUCKS a** ringette RULES
NO cheeking, boarding,cross cheeking,and no fighting