What is hockey?

  • (noun): Hockey played on a field; two opposing teams use curved sticks to drive a ball into the opponents' net.
    Synonyms: field hockey
    See also — Additional definitions below

Hockey

Hockey is a family of sports in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. In many areas, one sport (typically field hockey or ice hockey) is generally referred to simply as hockey.

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Upper Midwest Athletic Conference - Ice Hockey Affiliations
... The UMAC does not sponsor ice hockey ... Two member schools sponsor men's hockey as a varsity sport ... Northland is a member of Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association and St ...
Maurice Richard - Honours
... Companion of the order in 1998, the same year he was ranked number five on The Hockey News list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players, the highest-ranking Montreal Canadien ... Trophy was donated by the Montreal Canadiens hockey club to the NHL in 1999, to be awarded annually to the goal-scoring leader during the regular season ... A Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team was also named after him, the Rocket de Montréal, playing out of the Maurice Richard Arena (in 2003 this team moved to Prince Edward Island becoming the P.E.I ...
Other Forms of Hockey
... Other games derived from hockey or its predecessors include the following Air hockey is played indoors with a puck on an air-cushion table ... Beach hockey, a variation of street hockey, is a common sight on Southern California beaches ... Ball hockey is played in a gym using sticks and a ball, often a tennis ball with the fuzz removed ...
Yann Danis
... Yann Danis (born June 21, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League ... Montreal Canadiens, the New York Islanders, and the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL) ...
International Hockey League (1945–2001)
... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a minor professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada that operated from 1945 to 2001 ... The IHL served as the National Hockey League's alternate farm system to the American Hockey League (AHL) ...

More definitions of "hockey":

  • (noun): A game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of 6 skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with hockey sticks.
    Synonyms: ice hockey, hockey game