Michael & Ron

Ice Hockey

What Ice Hockey is?

Ice Hockey is a team sport played on ice in which skaters use sticks to shoot a hockey disc into their opponent's net to score points.

Why is it important to do this sport activity?

Ice Hockey is a really fun game, you can skate on ice and score goals at same time!

Ice Hockey is a good sport, because you skate on the ice and move a little disc with a stick a same time, so you move your both legs and hands, and effort more muscles.

Give examples of athletes and champions

Wayne Gretzky was one of the best hockey players in the world.

In his carier he did few world records, and He still holds the record for most career goals (894) and assists (1963).

Alexander Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He won the 2012-13 NFL Most Valuable Player award.

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What is special in this sport activity?

There are a lots of special things in Ice Hockey. For example, the fact that he played on ice and you also need to score goals, so it combines a few kinds of sports together. What also special in this kind of sport is the fact that he is a winter sport, and he played in the winter Olympics and not in the summer Olympics.

World records

Attendance in the 30,000 range was once quite common for major international matches held outdoors in the 1940s and 50s in Moscow's Lenin Stadium. Figures of this type are still common in bandy, a relative of ice hockey played outdoors.

The record for a Stanley Cup playoff game is 28,183, set on April 23, 1996, at the

Thunderdome during a Tampa Bay Lightning – Philadelphia Flyers game.

In Canada there is the highest percent of professional hockey players from the population (1.799%), and also the most professional hockey players (617,107).