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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...
  • Usual Controversial Don Cherry
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    Don Cherry, born and raised in Kingston Ontario, is known for his openness, often debatable and always amusing commentary. Mr. Cherry can be seen weekly during the National Hockey League season. He has a segment during the first intermission, every Saturday on CBC's Hockey Night In Canada called the Coach's Corner. Don grew up playing hockey, for he was playing in the OHL by the time he was 17. Unfortunately, Don never made it big, but he managed to make his way around the minor league system fo...
  • Average The Weight Of A Nfl Player
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    Hockey. vs. Football (Comparative Essay) Football and hockey are two sports, which are similar in objective, but very different in their rules and guidelines. In each of these major sports there are rules and guidelines that the players must follow. The topics that will be covered are the weight differences between the players in football and hockey, the use of Creatine Monohydrate, and last the equipment restrictions. This first paragraph will discuss the weight difference between the players i...
  • Puck And The Players
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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 s...
  • 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...
  • Use Of Violence In Hockey
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    Violence in Hockey: When does it go to Far How can a sport so frivolously put its talent in harm's way Is there a need for hockey's top offensive players to skate with bull's eyes on their backs (Smith 1) Isn t the NHL tired of sitting vigil in the hospital as doctors measure the diminishing brain activity of the players the league counts on to sell the sport (2) How is it that football the ultimate contact sport doesn t allow for a second of the kind of headhunting that hockey does, the sort of...
  • 1965 Mario Lemieux
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    Mario Lemieux Born: 1965 Mario Lemieux was born on October 5, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec. He had two brothers, Alain and Richard. They both also had talent in hockey, so when he was four years old, his parents sent him to the local hockey rink to learn how to skate. He was put under the watchful eye of Fernand Fichaud, Mr. Fichaud had seen his brothers play and knew that the Lemieux possessed extraordinary talent in hockey. He taught Mario how to grip the stick properly and how to skate well. Mr. ...
  • Ice Hockey And 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...
  • Company's Attempt Of The Inline Skate
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    Roller skating is said to have been born during the summer months when ice was not available. The first documented inventor of roller skates was John Joseph Merlin who was born September 17, 1735, in the city of Huts, Belgium. Merlin was well known for his abilities for making musical instruments and other interesting mechanical gadgets. Through various incarnations, roller skates strove to replicate the streamlined speed and maneuverability of ice skates, but without ball bearings or shock-abso...
  • Ski And An Ice Hockey Skate
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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...
  • 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...
  • Increase In Coloured Players In The Nhl
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    Racism and Lack of Diversity in the NHL The National Hockey League is a long-established organization in North America. The NHL is becoming a more ethnically diverse sport and its recent growth has brought forth concerns about racial tensions and clashes within the sport. Historically, the NHL has had a majority of white players, but in recent years there has been an increase in other ethnic groups, and with that, an increase in racism. Secondly, many hockey players tend to accept this racism as...
  • My Favorite Level Of Hockey
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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 acro...
  • 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...

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