Every wonder why the referee kicks the player out of the face-off and ask for another team member to come forward? The reason referees switch the player taking the face-off is usually for a violation – typically when the player moves too soon before the puck is dropped to gain an advantage. The official will […]
Every heard that they freeze hockey pucks before a game? Is it really true, and why do they need to when they’ll be sat on ice during the game? Yes it’s true they do freeze the pucks in all AHL and NHL games before the game. They do this to make the puck glide smoother […]
Every wondered what the icing rule means in ice hockey? It’s time to clear it up, set the record straight and explain the rule in plain and simple english. Simple explanation Icing is when a player fires the puck from their side of the rink right across to the red line on the other side. […]
Are you looking to buy a new hockey stick and wondering how much to spend to get the right hockey stick for your level of play?
Heading out to a hockey game for the first time? & wondering what to wear? In this guide I’ll answer the simple question – are ice hockey games cold?