Face offs were first called "faces" of the puck or a " puck-off."
A puck off.
drop of the puck or face off
In the NHL the face off automatically goes into then end of the team committing the infraction.
Hockey and Lacrosse are two (2).
Canadian hockey player Ken Dryden's first book was the one he published during his hockey career titled "Face Off at the Summit," which was published in 1973. His first book after retiring from hockey was "The Game," which was published in 1982.