In ice hockey, an offside is called when any member of the attacking team crosses the opponent's blue line into the offensive zone before the puck. Both of the player's skates must be over the line for the play to be off... More »

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Taking into account all stoppages as well as the regulation time of 60 minutes, the average length of an NHL hockey game is two hours and twenty minutes. Many people think of hockey as a relatively fast-paced game, and w... More »

In hockey, "icing" is called when a player shoots or deflects the puck from his own side of the center line across the opposing team's goal line. Once icing has been called, the play is ruled dead, and the puck is return... More »

The fastest puck speed ever recorded in an ice hockey event was 110.3 miles per hour. The slap shot by Russia's Denis Kulyash came at the CHL All-Star Skills Competition on Feb. 5, 2011. More »

A National Hockey League (NHL) hockey puck must officially weigh between 5.5 ounces and 6 ounces. The puck must also be 1 inch thick and have a diameter of 3 inches in order to be considered valid. More »

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In volleyball, a team scores a point by successfully grounding the ball on the opponent's court on the opposite side of the net. A team also scores when the opposing team commits a fault or receives a penalty. If the ser... More »

A power play occurs in hockey when one team has at least one player serving a penalty and this causes the other team to have a man advantage. In the NHL and a number of other leagues, the length of a power play is a mini... More »

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