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What is a shift in hockey?

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When you are on the ice is your shift. Generally, forwards (center, right wing and left wing) have 45-120 second shifts. When you step onto the ice is the start of your shift and when you step onto the bench is the end of your shift

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A shift in hockey is the time spent on the ice by the player. It is usually measured along with his line mates. A shift usually lasts less than 60 seconds.

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