Playing hockey is cool. Really – it’s cold in there. We found more cool facts about hockey – give them a look!
- The first organized indoor hockey game was played March 3, 1875 at Montreal’s Victoria Skating Rink, between two teams of nine players each, many of whom were McGill University students.
- Wayne Gretzky holds 61 NHL records, the most by far of any player.
- Maple Leaf Gardens — former home of the Toronto Maple Leafs — became the first arena to have a four-sided game clock, in 1932.
- Goalies cannot carry — or even touch — the puck on the opposite side of the centre line.