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 will learn about the concept of a turnover in ice hockey. Next, we'll discuss various ways that teams change possession of the puck through puck battles, giveaways, and takeaways. Finally, we'll end with a discussion of checking and why it is so effective at regaining possession of the puck in an ice hockey game.
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 turnovers in ice hockey:
- Puck Battle
- Body Check
- Poke Check
- Minor Penalty
- Major Penalty
- Match Penalty
- Game Misconduct Penalty
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