Time is an important part of the game of ice hockey. Below is a picture of the two (2) clocks that keep track of all time in ice hockey. Don't be intimidated by this picture. We'll walk you through every piece of it step by step in this chapter.
What We'll Be Learning
First, we'll learn about the structure of an ice hockey game. You'll be able to answer the following questions:
- How long does an ice hockey game last?
- What are periods and intermissions?
- What is overtime and when does it happen?
Next, we'll cover the two (2) clocks that keep track of all time in an ice hockey game:
Finally, we'll end with a discussion of timeouts.
- NHL Regular Season
- NHL Post Season
- Game Clock
- Penalty Clock
- Game Timekeeper
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