The first recorded use of the word "hockey" is found in the text of a royal proclamation issued by Edward III of England in 1363 banning certain types of sports and games.
"[m]oreover we ordain that you prohibit under penalty of imprisonment all and sundry from such stone, wood and iron throwing; handball, football, or hockey; coursing and cock-fighting, or other such idle games."
The word hockey itself is of unknown origin, although it is likely a derivative of hoquet, a Middle French word for a shepherd's stave. The curved, or "hooked" ends of the sticks used for hockey would indeed have resembled these staves.
Years ago, skaters would make patterns on the ice (such as the figure eight) and had to compete according to how accurate those patterns were. That part of the competition was known as 'figures', and those patterns were known as 'figures' as well.
Because its ice frozen into a pond and thus, it's called an ice rink
Because Ice skating is the act of skating on ice.
An ice rink is a surface of artificially created ice for skating, playing hockey, curling, etc.
Ice skating rink.
I think that Hockey first started in a country named Canada.
hockey was created in the 1800s by a guy named bob vandal
Hockey is a very famous name. It is the national game of India.
The founder of Ice Hockey is a man named Bob Vandal From Ontario,Canada.
There have been claims that modern ice hockey originated in Windsor, Nova Scotia, by Kings College students and was named after an individual, as in "Colonel Hockey's game".
The name Roadrunners has been associated with the city of Phoenix for a long time. Over the years hockey teams named the Phoenix Roadrunners have played in the World Hockey Association (WHA), the International Hockey League (IHL), the Pacific Hockey League (PHL), the Central Hockey League (CHL), and the East Coast Hockey League, now known simply as the ECHL. I can't recall any other city or town having the nickname Roadrunners for their hockey team, but maybe someone else out there might know.
That is a Zamboni and is named after its inventor, Frank Zamboni.
A hockey player named Sheldon Souray
Hockey doesn't have players flopping for calls. Basketball does however have a player named Meta World Peace.
she is married to a hockey player named mike comrie