Tag Archives: hockey

The Sports Archives – ‘Fair Play’ and the Rules of Hockey

In many ways, hockey is one of the most challenging sports imaginable; its rules are similar to those of soccer or American football, requiring players to maneuver a ball (or, in the case of hockey, a ‘puck’) strategically across an … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Dangerous Fall Sports!

As the leaves change and we bundle up for cooler weather, an entire new season of sports is starting. Just like many of you, I enjoy sitting in the brisk fall air and watching a game or tracking local team’s … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Which Sports Are Best For Children?

Which Sports Are Best For Children? We all know how important physical activity is for children. Not only does it encourage a healthy lifestyle from a young age but it also equips kids with valuable life skills such as teamwork, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Women In Hockey Are Going Places!

Paul Gallico described Ice hockey “precociously” by stating it as “a fast body-contact game played by men with clubs in their hands and knives laced to their feet”. This is a blunt definition of the game as it is renowned … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – United Nations of Hockey!

United Nations of Hockey When I look back on the hockey team I played for as a child I realize how typically Canadian we were.  I certainly didn’t know it at the time;  we were just kids playing the best … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How To Get A Better Hockey Shot!

Practice makes perfect, and that is exactly what is needed to improve your hockey shot. Of course, you must practice techniques properly, in order for this improvement to take place, and this can be done both on and off the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Knickerbocker Glory!

Teamed with ‘knickerbocker’ shorts, usually held up by a belt of differing widths, early footballers would wear thick leather football boots and long, woolly socks with shin pads which could be tucked in or worn outside. Earlier still, when football began to … Continue reading

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