You may hear phrases about a player's location on the ice hockey rink while watching a game. What are the wings? Where is center ice? Where are the boards? Get ready to learn about these locations on an ice hockey rink.
There are several key locations to take note of when watching an ice hockey game:
Left Wing (Location)
Right Wing (Location)
We've already learned about the blue lines on the rink. The blue lines divide the three zones on the ice. The attacking zone, also known as the offensive zone, is the zone that the team with possession of the puck is trying to score a goal in.
REMEMBER: The attacking zone and the defensive zone are based on the direction of play. One team's attacking zone is the other team's defensive zone.
REMEMBER: The defensive zone and the attacking zone are based on the direction of play. One team's defensive zone is the other team's attacking zone.