Floor Hockey Notes

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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).

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