The Player Positions
We've already learned that ice hockey is a 5-on-5 game (not including the goalies). As a result, each team has six players on the ice, five skaters and one goalie. Each of these players has a unique role and responsibility during a game.
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
- Left Defenseman
- Right Defenseman
- Left Wing
- Right Wing
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- Hockey Player Positions
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