A face-off (or faceoff) is the method used to begin play in ice hockey and some other sports. The two teams line up in opposition to each other, and the opposing centres attempt to gain control of the puck after it is dropped between their sticks by an official. One of the referees drops the puck at centre ice to start each period and following the scoring of a goal. The linesmen are responsible for all other face-offs.

Read more about Face-off:  Ice Hockey, Other Sports

Other related articles:

Nick Arcade - Gameplay - Face-off
... These custom Face-Off games were developed by Bethea/Miteff Productions in conjunction with Saddleback/Live Studios and Psygnosis ... The winner of the face-off won 25 (first round) or 50 points (second round) for their team ... If the face-off ended in a tie, a toss-up question was asked ...