Hockey Point awarded to a player or players for helping set up a goal; usually the last two offensive players to handle the puck prior to a goal being scored are credited for an _________? B Assist The wooden and glass walls that surround the rink G Boards When a team is forced to play with fewer than six players because one or more have been sent to the penalty box K Shorthanded To initiate play, the puck is dropped between two opposing players who face each other D Face Off In an attempt to tie the score, a team trailing by one or two goals may take its goalie off the ice and send out an extra skater. This usually occurs in the closing minute(s) of a game J Pull the goalie Using the hip or shoulder to impede the progress of an opponent who has the puck. A Body Check A sweeping motion with an accentuated back swing to shoot the puck L Slap Shot Three goals scored by one player in a single game. E Hat Trick The motion of shooting with the puck directly against the blade of the stick M Wrist Shot Substitution of players without a stoppage in play F Changing on the Fly A scoring opportunity that occurs when there are no defending players between the puck carrier and the opposing goaltender. C Breakaway When a team has more players on the ice because of a penalty (or penalties) called against the opposing team H Power Play Hockey has been played since ancient times in diverse places such as Rome, Scotland, Egypt and South America and was originally called the _________________ game. ball and stick The Hockey Association was formed in the year 1875 The modern version of ice-hockey finds its origins in the rules laid down by a Canadian named __________________ JC Creighton His rules were implemented in the first game of ice hockey played in ________________ in the year 1875 Montreal, Canada The first year that Hockey was played in the Olympics was in the year_______. Only men were permitted to play the game. It was only in the year 1980, that women got the opportunity to play Hockey in the Olympics 1908 In 1926, the ______ emerged unquestionably as the top league in North America and took official control of the cup. NHL A semi-circular area with a 6 foot radius in front of the opening of the goal; denotes the playing area of the goaltender within which attacking players must not obstruct his movement or vision is known as the __________. crease A black, vulcanized rubber disc, 1-inch thick and 3-inches in diameter, weighing between 5 1/2 and 6 ounces used to play hockey is known as a _______. puck How many players on one team can be on the ice at once? six Game play consist of ___ number of periods. 3 Each period last ____ minutes long 20 .The official size of a hockey rink is _____ ft long and _____ wide. 200 FT long and 80 FT wide FLOOR HOCKEY Floor Hockey Equipment Floor hockey requires each player to have a hockey stick. The game is played with a plastic ball or puck, and two hockey goals. START OF THE GAME The game is started with a faceoff between the centers taken at the center circle. Face-offs restart the game after a goal or at the beginning of a period. The center cannot score on a face off unless it first touches an offensive player. Floor Hockey Rules Floor hockey is played between two teams of six players to a side. The object of the game is to score points by hitting the puck or ball into the opponent's goal. A floor hockey game consists of three 20 minute periods. Time of the game may vary. The team with the most goals at the end of the game wins. PLAYERS/POSITONS Each player on the team has a position. . One player serves as the center, and can play offense and defense. One player serves as the goalkeeper and can stop the puck using their hands, feet, body, and stick. Two players serve as forwards, and play offense. They are not allowed to cross the center line into their defensive end. Goalkeepers are not allowed to leave the crease or hold on to the puck for more than three seconds. These violations result in the opposing team gaining possession of the puck at the center line. Two players serve as defensemen, and work to protect the goal. They are not allowed to cross the center line into their offensive end. PENALTIES Roughing violations result in two minutes in the penalty box. Roughing violations include: Hitting the opponent with a stick when there is not chance of hitting the puck; Contacting an opponent with the stick above the waist; Contact with the goalkeeper while in the crease; Pushing, tripping, hooking, or blocking, an opponent, with the body. RULE VIOLATIONS The opposing team gains possession of the puck at the half court line for the following misconduct violations. A player deliberately kicks the puck; A player deliberately stops play by holding, laying, or stepping on the puck; A player contacts the puck while laying on the floor; Any player other than the goalkeeper enters the crease, or plays a puck in the crease. RULE VIOLATIONS All PLAYERS MUST KEEP THEIR STICK BELOW THE WAIST OR THEY WILL HAVE A 2 MINUTE PENALTY. (EVEN IN THE ACT OF SHOOTING) Techniques for Play: Keep your eye on the puck. Pass to a teammate if they are in better position. Passing is faster than dribbling or handling the puck. When passing to a teammate, be sure to pass just ahead of them. Follow all shots on goal and use a deflected puck to shoot again. Wrist action is very important in floor hockey. Always play in a safe manner & use good stick and body control. Defense players should never attempt to "clear" a puck in front of their goal. Defensive players should "clear" the puck out to the side. Offensive players should position themselves in front of the goal to receive a pass. Offensive players should "center" the puck (pass to a teammate in front of the goal).