Ice Hockey

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Ice hockey is a team sport played on skates in which two teams of six players compete by using sticks to shoot a puck into the opponent’s goal to score points. Games occur within the confines of an ice rink and the sport is known for its fast-paced play and physical high-contact style. Teams consist of a goalie (goaltender), two defensemen, a right and left wing, and a center. An ice hockey game is made up of three periods of twenty minutes. Ice hockey is a popular sport in countries known for winter sports with the National Hockey League (NHL) in North America being the strongest league in the world.

Ice Hockey Rink - International

Length: 200.13’ | 61 m
Width: 98.42’ | 30 m
Corner Radius: 27.88’ | 8.5 m
Area: 19,000 ft2 | 1,765 m2
Blue Lines (from center): 28.98’ | 8.83 m
Goal Line (from boards): 13.1’ | 4 m
Goal Crease: 12’ | 3.66 m diameter
Faceoff Spots (Center): 1’ | .3 m
Faceoff Spots: 2’ | .6 m
Faceoff Circles: 29.5’ | 9 m
Faceoff (Neutral Zone from blue line): 5’ | 1.5 m
Faceoff (End Zone from goal line): 22’ | 6.7 m
Referee’s Crease: 19.75’ | 6 m diameter

International ice hockey rinks are used for international competitions, such as the Olympics, and for play in Europe. International ice hockey rinks measure 200.13’ | 61 m in length, 98.42’ | 30 m in width, and have corner radii of 27.88’ | 8.5 m.
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Measured drawing with dimensions of an official International Ice Hockey Rink
International ice hockey rinks are used for international competitions, such as the Olympics, and for play in Europe. International ice hockey rinks measure 200.13’ | 61 m in length, 98.42’ | 30 m in width, and have corner radii of 27.88’ | 8.5 m.
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Ice Hockey Goals

Width (Inside): 72” | 180 cm
Height (Inside): 48” | 120 cm
Depth: 40” | 100 cm
Net Mesh Size: 1 5/8” | 4.1 cm
Poles (Diameter): 2” | 5 cm
Materials: Metal frame, cloth net mesh

Ice hockey goals are placed on each end of the ice rink and are used for scoring points. To score a goal, the entire puck must cross the goal that is being defended by the goalie. For professional ice hockey, the opening of a goal is 72” | 180 cm wide, 48” | 120 cm high, and 40” | 100 cm deep.
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Front and side elevation drawings of an ice hockey goal with goalie and dimensions
Ice hockey goals are placed on each end of the ice rink and are used for scoring points. To score a goal, the entire puck must cross the goal that is being defended by the goalie. For professional ice hockey, the opening of a goal is 72” | 180 cm wide, 48” | 120 cm high, and 40” | 100 cm deep.
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