By: Edward Shangin and Irkli
Our winter sport is Men's ice hockey. The first time hockey was played it was unknown. The background history of our sport was that Hockey was played in Egypt around 4000 years ago. The first modern game envoled England in the Mid- 1800. The first Olypmic Hockey competition for men was held in London in 1908.
These are the important rules. (there are only 3)
Offsides: when any members of the attacking team precedes the puck over the defending team's blue line.
Iceing: when a player shoots the puck across the center red line and past the opposing red goal line.
Offsides pass: When a player passes the puck from the defending zone to a teammate beyond the red center line.
These are the gear that you will to play hockey.
Helmet, face mask, shoulder pads, chest protectors, gloves, elbow pads, hockey pants, leg guards, hockey stick, skates, mouth gear, and groan protection.
Know on to the best part. The 3 famous people in hockey. First is Bobby Hull, second is Goride Howe, and last but not least Alexander Ovechkin.