By: Owen Kaltenberger

#Driving Question & Thesis

My Driving Question: How was hockey created?

Thesis Statement: Hockey was created by the interest in field hockey and people decided to try it on ice and see how it went and it went well enough keep going to this day.

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#Summary of My Speech

For more than a century, hockey historians have found that precisely tracing the sports origin and who was the first country to play it so there is not an exact owner of the title of developing hockey in their country. It’s not only a difficult task but, a virtual impossibility find out the origin of the game. In 478 BC, a Greek soldier, Hemostocoles, built a wall in Athens which contained a drawing with a faceoff type looking picture similar to the field hockey played back then.

#Summary of My Magazine Article

At the time, the Winter Olympics were nonexistent so figure skating athletes and ice hockey players were invited to compete in Belgium instead. The US Hockey players dominated even though a few years earlier they had just started with hockey and them and Canada took the games by storm and didn’t look back while posting 2 shut-outs in a row (16-0) and (7-0).


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