What Is Hockey <ul><li>Hockey is a team sport played on ice. There are six people on the ice from each team. The objective of the game is to score a small black cylinder called a puck into the oppositions net. There are three positions: wing, center, defensemen, and the goalie. There are usually three officials called lines men and a referee. </li></ul>
All About Hockey=Canada ! <ul><li>Canada has six professional hockey teams in the N.H.L., one of these teams has the most cups in the N.H.L. The Canadians. </li></ul><ul><li>Canada also has the Hall Of Fame in Toronto. This is all the records of the greatest hockey players of all time. Most of these players are from Canada. </li></ul>
The N.H.L. <ul><li>The NHL has thirty teams, six of them are Canadian: including, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Montréal Canadians. Some of these teams have held some of hockey’s hero's, such as Wayne Gretsky on the Edmonton Oilers. </li></ul>
CANADA! <ul><li>Canada has some of the leading teams in world juniors, in women and men. </li></ul><ul><li>The men’s junior team has five gold medals, that is more then everyone else. The men are going for their fifth gold metal in a row today. </li></ul>
Olympics <ul><li>Canada’s hockey teams in the Olympics have done very well in the past years, they have won more gold then any other Olympic hockey team. Other teams now fear the Canadians because of their talent and skill, many people from Canada have achieved a high level of hockey. </li></ul>
WHL <ul><li>There is a semi pro league in western Canada called the WHL. There are 22 teams in this league. This league ranges from Manitoba all the way to British Columbia. </li></ul>
AHL <ul><li>There is a pro League in North America with 29 teams in the league. This league includes Canada and the USA. This league is a farm league to the NHL. That means that players from the AHL can be moved up to replace players in the NHL. </li></ul><ul><li>one NHL team the Vancouver Canuks farm team is the Manitoba moose of the AHL. </li></ul>
WHY <ul><li>We think that Hockey best represents Canada because Canada is so involved with hockey and they have many leagues. They also have won that means a team, and the highest a lot of gold metals. Canada is democratic and the highest ranked sport that involves a team is hockey and that’s why we love it and all our fans are crazy about it. </li></ul>
EXTRA VIDEO <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2W3Qm1YTFc </li></ul>
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