Ice hockey Olympic Players: Ice hockey is a sport that is mostly played in cold countries. It is played in indoor ice skating rinks. Ice hockey is one of the four important professional sports of North America. The sport at higher levels is played under the National Hockey League. Ice hockey is played by both men and women.
Ice hockey is the National Winter Sport of Canada. Though only six out of thirty NHL teams are from Canada, the number of Canadian players is much higher than the Americans. The ratio of Canadian and American players is 4:1. In total there are 64 members in the International Ice Hockey Federation.
The two most significant codes of ice hockey are National Hockey League and International Ice Hockey Federation. The game includes 6 players per side at a time and out of these six players one is a goaltender. Each team can score by shooting the vulcanized rubber disc by a long stick into the goal of the opponent.
Pavel Vladimirovich Blue is one of the most renowned ice hockey players, who won the silver medal in the Nagano Winter Summer Games of 1998, Bronze medal at the Salt Lake City Winter Summer Games of 2002 and a lot more of awards.