Adult Hockey 101

Beginner Adult Hockey Rules

Unless otherwise noted, any rules mentioned here are from the USA Hockey Rulebook (2021-2025), and are following rules for recreational adult hockey only.

9 basic rules of hockey

9 basic rules of hockey

If you are just learning to play hockey, there are a lot of different rules to remember. There are slight variations of rules in adult hockey, youth...

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What is the hockey crease?

What is the hockey crease?

The crease in hockey is an incredibly important part of the ice rink, especially if you're a goalie. The rules of the hockey crease have changed...

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What is icing in hockey?

What is icing in hockey?

When you are learning to play hockey as a beginner, there are a lot of rules to remember. Besides offsides, hockey icing may be one of the most...

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What is hockey offsides?

What is hockey offsides?

There are a lot of rules in hockey — but if you are just starting out, hockey offsides is one of the first rules you should learn. The point of the...

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What is beer league hockey?

What is beer league hockey?

Beer league hockey is the term for any adult recreation hockey league. There are variations across the United States, and even across the world, but...

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