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Cool Facts About Hockey

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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.

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