• Hockey Night In Canada
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    Over the past few decades, the Canadian sport of hockey slowly moved on to the United States and Europe. Only six teams remain in Canada and most of them are either just making enough money to survive or they are in dept. Only two or three Canadian teams are doing ok, fiscally that is. The NHL should try to bring hockey back to its former 'glory' days. Currently there are 27 teams in the NHL, which is way too many. Either 5 or 6 teams get all the talent or the talented players are spread so thin...
  • Accidents In Hockey Injuries Players Injury
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    Accidents in Hockey Accidents can and do happen anywhere, anytime to anyone. This statement is very true when dealing with a physical contact sport like hockey. There is a certain amount of risk involved in playing any sport. When an injury occurs, it inflicts tremendous hardship on the injured person, the team and the parents a swell. Hockey is a very popular and fun game to play (it is now considered Canada's national sport, along with lacrosse) but it can also be very dangerous. As players be...
  • Term Paper Ice Magic
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    Term paper for Ice Magic Ice Magic is a book by Matt Christopher. It is about a hockey season that a boy named Pie plays. One of the problems for Pie in the story is that Pies older brothers skates are passed down to him and the skates are way too big. His parents said they dont have enough money to pay for new skates. He is also pretty good with the skates on, but he would be a lot better if he didnt have them and he had ones that fit. He played the whole season with large skates, but played we...
  • Violence In Hockey Detroit News
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    Violence In Hockey Violence is no stranger to hockey. As if legal body checking and stick checking did not make the sport rough enough, more and more players unleash their rage through extensive violence on the ice. Violence in hockey is what blacklists American players as second class. This is because of the rise of the violence trend throught the eighties and nineties into what is now a bloody and injury filled sport. Violence in hockey is so big that it is even going on trial when, "Wayne Cou...
  • Ice Hockey And Lacrosse
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    Ice Hockey and Lacrosse Both Lacrosse and Ice hockey are two sports that share similar aspects. One example would be that they both require plenty of athletic prowess, as well as countless hours of training and practice to master. The high amount of contact in both sports enables a player to become both physically and mentally "tough." Lacrosse has grown to its highest level of popularity it has ever reached over the last ten years. Ice hockey has seen a steady climb in its popularity over the p...
  • Stricter Rules For Hockey Parents
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    Stricter Rules for Hockey Parents The sport of hockey has a long proud history of being one of the best sports in the world. Great excitement for the fans and great fun for the players, but lately there has been too much emphasis on winning in the lower levels. It is very hard for children now days to play hockey for the fun of the game. It is not the children themselves, or even the coaches that put this pressure to win on them. It is the parents of the children who create this pressure. Hockey...
  • Players Should Bring Hockey Back
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    Persuasive Essay: 104 words, including references written APA style Players Should Bring Hockey Back January 25, 2005 Players Should Bring Hockey Back Having reached another impasse in talks on January 26, in Toronto, between owners and players, there continues to be no NHL hockey season. The lack of an agreement centers on the owners' desire for a salary cap and the players's a ying they will not budge on that particular point. Albeit this is not the only sticking point, other issues appear to ...
  • Hockey The Rodney Dangerfield Of Sports
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    Hockey, The Rodney Dangerfield Of Sports In the US, there are four major sports; football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. Out of the four, hockey gets the least amount of respect. This is something that bothers me as hockey player and fan, and it also bothers other hockey fans around the country. They way that hockey is covered in the newspapers, on television, and not just professional hockey. It goes the same for college hockey and also high school hockey. Lets start at the top with the NH...
  • Hockey Blue Line
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    Hockey Hockey is a great sport that is watched and played by many Americans. To play hockey there are many things that will be needed to survive. There are three basic parts of hockey that are needed to be learned to play this game. The first one is to learn the rules of hockey, the second is all the measurements of the game, and the third are the basics of how to play. First of all, the most important thing is to know how to play. There are many rules you have to know. Also, the referees give ...
  • Violence Hockey Players Acts Game
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    Violence in Hockey Conn Smythe, one of hockey s most respected figures, once said, If you can t beat em in the alley, you can t beat em on the ice. So, how can hockey be a clean and respectable sport if one of its former presidents tells us the only way to win is through back-alley violence Obviously there are a few problems that have to be addressed concerning hockey in today s society. These problems are causing the downfall of a beautiful game. With a few simple revisions, the downfall can be...
  • Hockey Wooden Stick
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    Hockey is one of the most watched and now most played sports in the world. It is also, one of the most expensive, when it comes to buying equipment. Hockey players wear lots of equipment. This equipment is a shoulder pad, helmet, shin guards, hockey pants, a cup, elbow pads, gloves, skates, and use a hockey stick to play the game. The hockey stick is the most rebought piece of equipment you use. There are even three different types of hockey sticks. These are wood, graphite, and aluminum. Wood ...
  • Ice Hockey Vs Roller Hockey
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    Despite the fact that ice hockey and roller hockey both have the word hockey in common, there are extreme differences between the two sports. There are the obvious differences like one being played on ice and the other on a plastic surface, but many of the differences are only noticed by people that have played both sports. As everyone knows, ice hockey is played on ice, which makes it an extremely high paced game. Unlike ice hockey, Roller hockey is played on a plastic floor that consists of ma...
  • Downhill Ski Hockey Ice Sports
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    Brenden Whitfield Hour 4 January 11, 2000 Slap shots and Turns A downhill skier gracefully completes another turn while an ice hockey player checks an opponent into the glass. The skier sails off a jump like an eagle, just as the hockey player absorbs the blows of opposing players like a tank. The skier lands the jump with precision, as the hockey player stumbles towards the opposing goal. The skier gracefully passes the finish line and stops just as the hockey player shoots the puck. As the ski...
  • Rocket Hockey French Richard
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    comes to hockey, both groups share a deep passion. English-Canadians proudly cheer for their Toronto Maple Leafs, while the French-French and English Canadians don t have much in common, but when it Canadians are devoted to their Montreal Canadiens. Indeed hockey can be considered Canada s national sport, but to the French, hockey was more then just a sport. When the Montreal Canadiens step onto the ice, the whole French community is right there behind them. The game of hockey is what help put Q...
  • Trinity Hockey Sale Blade Mission
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    Subject: Welcome to BookRags! Date: All data submiLIMITED TIME, ALL TOUR ROLLER HOCKEY SKATES ARE ON SALE, From the G-90 Aqua fit pro featuring the LABEDA SENSOR frame and LABEDA DYNASTY wheels to the entry level G-30 Junior and Youth skate, they are all on sale! TOUR ROLLER HOCKEY SKATE SALE! GET A FREE MISSION M-1 STICK From now Until August 15 th you can score a free MISSION M-1 Hockey Stick (up to a $150 value) when you purchase any pair of MISSION PURE FLY or MISSION PURE LITE Ice Hockey Sk...
  • My Hockey Essay Of Fun
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    My main topic is Hockey. But I did a branch off my topic. I focused on the positions of hockey as you can read on the front. Hockey is a very fast moving game and it basically has all the sports combined. It has the hand eye coordination of baseball, the depth perception of golf, the contact of football, the foot work in soccer, and the speed of basketball. It literally is the coolest game on earth, the only one played on ice. It is unique to certain standards, some would think it is boring and...
  • Origin Of Hockey Ice Ball Skates
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    "Certain historians, who perhaps may not always be quite objective, keep on giving their own interpretations. They often want to see "ice hockey" in terms of what may be interpreted as a lot of imagination. References to ancient painters who show a man on skates with a ball and a stick, as he was painted for example by Rome yn de Hoogh e (Holland 1645-1708) have been interpreted as precursors of ice hockey players. More detailed investigations reveal some kind of Golf or Polo on ice, but not Ice...
  • Favorite Sport Hockey Day Watch
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    Back in 1988 on a cold winter day, I put on a pair of ice skates for the first time in my life. My father held my hand and took me out on the ice. Before I knew it, he had let go and I was skating on my own. That day was a life changing experience for me. Hockey became my favorite sport. I became a huge hockey fan. I also made plans for hockey to be in my future. To this day hockey is my favorite sport. It is all because of my first experience skating. I loved the feeling of gliding quickly...
  • Wayne Gretzky Hockey Player Years
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    Wayne Gretzky was a great hockey player, there is no question about that, but was he the greatest? He was a good hockey player since his earlier years of life. He started out fast in the National Hockey League. Through his career he has had many awards and accomplishments. Wayne, was he the greatest? Wayne Gretzky was born January 26, 1961, in Brantford, Ontario. He started playing hockey as a small child. His dad made him an ice rink by flooding the back yard and he taught and encouraged him to...
  • Playing Hockey Team Years Started
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    I was about six years old when my father took me to my first hockey game. I never even knew what hockey was until that moment. I was so excited; I fell in love with the game right away and started playing in no time. Now granted I didn't know how I would do when I got older; I just wanted to play hockey. Through the years of playing, I signed up for every hockey school I could. I played all year round, never taking a break. I went to hockey camps, hockey schools, and even took figure skating. Y...