Hockey rules: Broken hockey stick

Hockey rules: Broken hockey stick

A broken stick, or any broken equipment, can be a serious issue when playing hockey. Because of this, USA Hockey has specific rules related to what to do when your hockey stick breaks while you’re out on the ice: Rule 605. According to the rule, a broken stick...
Ice hockey rink dimensions

Ice hockey rink dimensions

Although there are different sizes of ice hockey rinks across the world, you will find that most rinks in North America have a standard size and many rinks in other areas of the world have another standard size (usually called an Olympic-sized rink). Which means that...
5 steps to find your first beer league hockey team

5 steps to find your first beer league hockey team

If you are looking to learn to play hockey as an adult, you may be confused as to what steps you need to take. As a beginner hockey player, there are a number of places you can look to get started to find a beer league hockey team and people locally who can help you...
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 hockey, and professional hockey — so for the purpose of this article, assume all the rules are for adult hockey (or...
Complete list of all ice hockey penalties

Complete list of all ice hockey penalties

There are a lot of penalties in hockey, although you will usually see the same ones called over and over (tripping, interference, hooking, etc. We will do more stories on what each of these penalties mean, but for now here is our complete list of ice hockey...
14 hockey tips for beginner adult hockey players

14 hockey tips for beginner adult hockey players

When you are just learning to play hockey as an adult, there are a lot of things you will be learning all at the same time. But some things no one teaches you are about what you need to be prepared for your first hockey game. Here are some things we think are...