Good stickhandling is fundamental to success on the ice. Alongside the basics, such as how to correctly grip the stick, in this article we'll give you plenty of stickhandling drills to practice and master. No matter if you train on the ice or at home: You'll quickly become a stickhandling pro!
If you want to play ice hockey, being able to skate and shoot well are a good start. You'll also need the right equipment so you don't get hurt. In this article, we'll answer all your questions: what ice hockey equipment you'll need, how much it costs and how to wear it properly.
When is a penalty in ice hockey given? And what punishment does a cross check actually entail? Not only do we explain what hockey penalties there are and what the most common hockey fouls are, but we also tell you about penalty records!
Four yards - that is the difference between US and EU rink sizes. But what does a smaller rink mean for the American game? What does a hockey rink look like? We have the answers for you.
Picking up hockey as an adult? Want to join a club or team? Together with Felix Schmid, the ice hockey coach of the Freiburg Vikings, we'll explain what new players should be able to do before their first game and which exercises are best suited for beginners.
What are the positions in ice hockey? And above all: what are their respective tasks? We take a close look at goalie, wingers, centers and defensemen.
Slap shots send the puck cruising at speeds over 100 mph. The puck is also able to fly over the ice at a high speed. The slap shot is pivotal in a game. In this article, we talked to the ice hockey professional Matthias Plachta. He explains not only which shooting techniques there are, but also which exercises help improve your technique.
Whether it's the Pittsburgh Penguins of the famous National Hockey League or the Cologne Sharks of the German Ice Hockey League - ice hockey teams all over the world are often named after animals. We have examined why this is and where the names actually come from. All the answers and even more facts about this exciting topic can be found here.