Exploratorium's Science of Hockey - The Science of Hockey is the first in a series of "Sports Science" resources developed by the Exploratorium. This site takes you inside the game: you'll hear from NHL players and coaches from the San Jose Sharks, as well as leading physicists and chemists.
Hanson Brothers - Official home of Jeff Carlson, Steve Carlson, and Dave Hanson: the real-life hockey players whose sensitive performances as the Hanson Brothers helped make Slap Shot one of the top sports films of all time.
Hockey: A People's History - From the simple block of wood that served as a puck at the first organized game of ice hockey, to the story of the pioneering women's professional league that sold out arenas during the Great War, to the gold-medal of the 2002 Olympic Games, Hockey: A People's History is an epic CBC production. Produced in 2006, Hockey: A People's History traces the history of the game over ten episodes. Featuring stunning re-enactments, rarely seen footage, and the words of the pioneers of the game, the series reveals a tale of hockey's inventors, innovators and empire builders. More than just the story of a sport, it is a story of a people, serving as a unique lens through which one can view Canada's social history.
Ice Hockey Glossary - The glossary terms and definitions on this page are from the 3rd edition of the highly acclaimed book Ice Hockey Made Simple: A Spectator's Guide.
Internet Hockey Database - An archive for hockey statistics, hockey logos, and hockey cards. You will find more information here than is available in any other resource, either in print or on the internet. We have NHL statistics and logos as well as all other leagues including the WHA and minor league.
Zamboni Photos and Facts - The original ice resurfacing machines were little more than a push-cart fitted with a 55-gallon drum of warm water feeding a strip of felt below. Workers would first scrape the ice with shovels and finish the job with squeegees. Frank J. Zamboni changed all that with an idea to better serve his Paramount Iceland Skating Rink. With 20,000 sq ft of ice, it took Frank and his brothers over an hour to resurface the ice by hand. His product would become one of the great unsung inventions of the 20th Century.
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