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Hockey Face-offs

In this chapter, we will be learning about face-offs and how they impact the flow of an ice hockey game. By the end, you will understand what a face-off is, how they work, and where they're performed on the ice.


What is a face-off in ice hockey? Where is it performed on the ice?

Hockey Face-Off

What We'll Be Learning

First we'll learn what a face-off is. Next, we'll learn about the rules of face-offs and where they happen on the ice. By the end of this chapter, you should know the basics of face-offs in ice hockey.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our ice hockey glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to face-offs:

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