A Brief History:
Ball Hockey has its
origins in the game many of us played with a tennis or other ball, on
the street, in the school yard or shopping centre.
The organized version
is played indoors, in the summer on the same surface as ice hockey but
without the ice.
The same number of
players three forwards, two defencemen, and a goalie are on the floor
at one time, however while the goalie is dressed similar to an ice hockey
goalie (no skates) the other players tend to only were gloves and a helmet
An orange coloured,
somewhat hard ball that has little bounce to it is generally used. Running
shoes are worn on the feet and like lacrosse a great deal of running is
The rules of play
are the same as ice hockey regarding penalties, scoring, offsides, etc.,
with referees making the calls.
In der Dunkelheit hat sich die reflektierende Werbung bewaehrt, denn das Auge des Betrachters fokussiert sich darauf.
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