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  • Most Common Hockey Injury In The Game
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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...
  • Same As The Toy Hockey Game Score
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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...
  • 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...
  • Three College Hockey Games A Year
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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 NHL...
  • Career Of A Hockey Player
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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...
  • Style Of Play Of Goalies
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    Today, the term hockey describes differing games in various parts of the world, but specifically in North America it refers to as ice hockey. In its origin, hockey is one of the oldest games played. The earliest mention of the sport of hockey dates back to 1572, when it was on a list of prohibited games. Hockey's birthplace is believed to be in Asia and authorities credit Persia with having devised it about 2000 BC. People who perfected the game of polo must have known 'hockey on the ground' bef...
  • Athletic Ability Like Wayne Gretzky
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    Wayne Gretzky A Phenomenon What makes one athlete a superstar and another average How can one person go on to rewrite record books, while another, whose love of the game is just as intense, must settle for a view from the sidelines That has never been determined, but Wayne Gretzky has shown that the environment in which he grew up, his athletic ability, attitude, determination, and passions paved the road for Number 99 to become one of the greatest and influential athletes of the 20th century. T...
  • Maurice Richard And Hockey
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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...
  • 8th Olympic Winter Games
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    The Evolution of Olympic Coverage On February 18th, 1960, the 8th Olympic Winter Games opened in Squaw Valley, California, the first Olympics to be held in North America since 1932. In addition to some 1,000 athletes and several thousands spectators, the opening ceremonies were watched by several CBS television cameras, marking the beginning of television coverage of the Olympic Games on American Television. The anchorman for these first televised Olympics was Walter Cronkite, and several CBS sp...
  • 12 People On The Ice
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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 ...
  • Pioneers Of Bandy And Later Ice Hockey
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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...
  • Wayne Gretzky By People
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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...
  • Game A Three On Four Situation
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    A Changing of Style Just a year ago, the National Hockey League adopted a new way to play overtime. They tossed away the old format of five on five hockey, and created four on four hockey just for overtime. This allowed players to play a more open style of play, that which emulates the European method. The new design only permitted the finesse players on the ice during the five minutes of play. This was because? Coaches did not want the goons on the ice to make an unintelligent penalty to cause ...
  • Period Three The Fans
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    3 March 1999 A Night on the Ice Many people in the U.S. have gained an interest in the rapidly growing sport ice hockey. Fans these days pack out stadiums to see their favorite team's battle for victory on the ice. A hockey game can have a wide variety of spectators. A few examples are dating couples, families, partying guys (usually drunk singles), parents of the players, etc. It's 7: 30 on a Tuesday night February 23 1999 and Des Moines? Metro Sports Ice Arena is packed out with fans waiting t...

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