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Ice Hockey

  1. 1. Ice Hockey History, the Pro’s, the basics. By Art Lester and David Ober
  2. 2. What is Hockey? <ul><li>Hockey is a fast contact sport played on an ice rink between two teams of six skaters, who attempt to drive a small rubber disk (the puck) into the opposing goal with hooked or angled sticks. It developed in Canada in the 19th century. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>Hockey was originally a popular sport in the chilly climates of northern Europe, specifically Great Britain and France, where field hockey was a popular summer sport more than 500 years ago. When the ponds and lakes froze over in winter, it wasn’t unusual for the athletes to play field hockey on the ice. An ice game known as kolven was popular in Holland in the 17th century, and later on the game really took hold in England. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Best Pro’s <ul><li>Wayne Gretsky </li></ul><ul><li>Mario Lemieux </li></ul><ul><li>Gordie Howe </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Roy </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Sakic </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Bourque </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Ovechkin </li></ul>
  5. 6. NHL Records <ul><li>Most goals in a single season-92-Wayne Gretzky. </li></ul><ul><li>Most goals in a single game-7-Joe Malone. </li></ul><ul><li>Most points in a single season-215-Wayne Gretzky. </li></ul><ul><li>Most games played-1,767-Gordie Howe. </li></ul><ul><li>Most goalie wins-551-Patrick Roy. </li></ul><ul><li>Most penalty minutes-3,966-Dave Williams </li></ul>
  6. 7. NHL Trophies <ul><li>Stanley Cup: Awarded to the team that wins the playoffs. </li></ul><ul><li>Art Ross Trophy: Top point scorer in the NHL </li></ul><ul><li>Conn Smythe Trophy: Most Valuable Player in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. </li></ul><ul><li>Hart Memorial Trophy: NHL most valuable player. </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Adams Award: Coach of the Year. </li></ul><ul><li>Maurice Richard Trophy: Top goal scorer in the NHL. </li></ul><ul><li>Vezina Trophy: Top goalie in the NHL </li></ul>
  7. 8. How to get injured in a Hockey Game. <ul><li>DO NOT ATTEMPT AT HOME! </li></ul>
  8. 9. Bibliography <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>