Check your understanding with the vocabulary quiz and comprehension quiz. Ice hockey and field hockey are two of the most popular and well-known forms of hockey. Both are played at the Olympic Games, although field hockey is played at the Summer Olympics and ice hockey is played at the Winter Olympics. Like field hockey, women's ice hockey is a non-contact sport, but men's ice hockey is a full-contact sport in which heavy collisions often occur.
an ice hockey rink/arena Barn-Burner An exciting game, usually with high scoring and tempo Bender A person who is bad at skating or hockey in general, thus resulting in the bending of ankles. Bird cage The cage on the helmet. Biscuit The puck. Biscuit in the basket Scoring a goal. Blocker The rectangular pad that a goaltender wears on the stick-holding hand.
Ice Hockey Vocabulary. Ice hockey. BLUE LINE: it divides the offensive zone from the neutral zone. BOARDING: a penalty when an offending player violently pushes an opponent player into the boards of the hockey rink. BODYCHECK: a hit on a player. CHARGING: a penalty when a player violently hit an opponent player travelling from a distance.
Personnel ice hockey terms: Backstop – A goaltender. Beauty/Beautician – A player that is talented, both on and off the ice, and loved by his teammates. Bender – Bad skating player, who bends their ankles when skating. Blueliner – A defenseman (because they stay at the blue line in the offensive zone).
An area of the ice that extends from the goal line in front of the net, often shaped like a semicircle and painted in a different colour. Goal judge An off-ice official who signals when a goal has been scored, usually by turning a red light on above the net. Goal line
Before familiarizing with the game rules and playing guidelines, it’s essential to get acquainted with the terms used in Ice Hockey. Rink − Ice coated playing surface. Blue lines − The lines on the rink surface splitting the attacking and defending zones. Red line − The centre line dividing the rink in two halves
noun. a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks. synonyms: hockey, hockey game. see more. see less.
Crease – See goal crease or referee’s crease. Cross-checking – The act of checking an opponent with the shaft of the stick held in both hands often with a forward pushing motion. Cue – hockey stick or a tap on the shoulder from a coach to a certain player to hop on the ice and do their thing. D.