toughness, grit, power, smarts, and speed
The best hockey player ever to step onto the ice.
in the term hockey player hockey is an adjective and player is the noun. Hockey is describing what type of player.
A hockey player
Patrick Kane probably wanted to be a hockey player because he loves hockey and loves to play hockey. Also he is a great hockey player.
Depends how good the player is.
They play hockey
Read the book hockey for dummies