HOCKEY

hockey

Hockey is a game in which two teams played. Every team  consists of a maximum sixteen persons composed of a maximum of eleven players on the field up to five persons are substitutes. These two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball in to opponents goal by using  a hockey stick.

History of Hockey:

Middle of the 19th century when cricket is not popular. The golden time continent Hockey is 1928 to 1980. Hockey Federation in Pakistan was formed in 1948. Pakistan has produced many Hockey greats over the years

As far as the world cup hockey tournament in Men’s hockey is concerned Pakistan has won the most. Pakistan 4 time win the world cups of hockey. Major hockey tournament 2 time

Different Type of hockey game:

  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Roller Hokey
  • Sledge hockey

Different Type of Sticks that use

  • Indoor sticks
  • outdoor sticks
  • Goalkeeper Sticks
  • Junior Sticks
  • Beginner to Intermediate
  • Intermediate to Expert
  • Expert to Elite

Rules of Hockey:

  • No foot to ball contact
  • A goalie may not cross the 23 m line
  • Obstructing other players
  • High back swing
  • No third party: Two players from opposing teams can battle for the ball, however the third party and the ball automatically goes to the team who only had one player involved in the third party

Warnings and Suspensions:

Hockey uses a three-tier penalty card system of warnings and suspensions:

A yellow card is an official suspension similar to the penalty box in ice hockey. Umpire issuing the card and the player must go to predefined area time decided by umpire. Mostly time will be decided 5 minutes.

A green card is similar to an association football yellow card. The player does not leave the pitch, but any further infractions will result in a yellow or red card.

A red card, just like an association football, is a permanent exclusion from the rest of the game, without substitution, and it usually resulted in a player being banned for a certain period of time or number of matches.

 

FAQs

What are the 5 rules of hockey?

Here is a brief guide to the essential ice hockey rules!

  • Closing hand on puck. Any player, other than a goaltender, who catches a puck must immediately knock or place it back down to the ice.
  • Delay Of Game.
  • Playing the puck with a high-stick.
  • Icing the puck

What is not allowed in hockey?

A player cannot use the hands, stick or extension of the arms to body check an opponent or deliver an avoidable body check to a player who is not in possession and control of the puck. Examples include: Intentionally playing the body of an opponent who does not have possession and control of the puck.

How long can you hold the puck in hockey?

Three seconds

A player cannot hold the puck for three seconds. A player can skate the length of the ice in almost three seconds – this would fundamentally alter the way the game is played.

Who invented hockey?

The contemporary sport of ice hockey was developed in Canada, most notably in Montreal, where the first indoor hockey game was played on March 3, 1875. Some characteristics of that game, such as the length of the ice rink and the use of a puck, have been retained to this day.

 

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