Ice hockey is a game played on an ice rink by two teams of six players on skates. The object is to drive a puck (a small, hard rubber disk) into the opponents' goal with a hockey stick while avoiding being hit, or checked, by opposing players.
No, in ice hockey the object is a flat, hard rubber disk called a puck that skims along the ice or can become airborne, depending on how it is hit.
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Ice hockey is played on an ice rink.
There are many risks players take stepping on the ice and playing the game of ice hockey. Players can get concussions, broken bones, cuts from skates, etc. I'm a 13 year old girl and i play ice hockey. I did a report on ice hockey and you can get seriously hurt. Girls hockey is different though. In boys hockey you can fight. in girls you cant. People might say boys can get hurt easier because they can hit and fight, but really either gender you can get hurt the same.
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Gravity effects hockey by keeping the puck on the ice. It also always players to hit the puck into the net without it flying out of the rink.
You are generally allowed 6 total players on the ice.
22 for ice hockey
Obviously for protection... falling onto ice or getting hit in the head with a frozen puck can do major damage to you.
happening when players are off ice
Ask USA Hockey.
It depends. In men's ice hockey you are allowed to hit people. In woman's ice hockey you can get a 2 minute minor penalty for body checking.
In ice hockey - five (5) players and one (1) goaltender are allowed on the ice at one time, per team.
Ice Hockey is played by able bodied players on ice skates with a stick and the rest of the regular gear. Sledge hockey is mainly a Paralympic sport and involves the participants sitting on a small sledge and moving themselves around using 2 small sticks which are used to hit the puck. It follows mainly the same rules as ice hockey with some small variations.
so that the hockey puck can slide once been hit.
In an ice hockey rink.
in Canada , Ice hockey games are held on any patch of ice that will support more than 6 players.