Browsing All posts tagged under »Wayne Gretzky«

Hockey For Beginners – Get to know your Nicknames

January 27, 2012 by

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“Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.” – Thomas Paine We know them by their nicknames. The Great One, Rocket Richard and Super Mario. Because really, every great sport player has been given a nickname. It makes us closer to them, more attainable if you will. This is a name we gave […]

A Brief History of the Hockey Stick

January 24, 2012 by

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Ice hockey sticks are approximately 59.1 inches (150cm) to 78.7 inches (200cm) long. The blade is slightly curved in one direction, either way, to aid in retaining or lifting the puck of the playing surface. The goaltender has a slightly modified stick. The lower part of the stick is wider, the angle is smaller and […]

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