Hockey Positions

What are the forwards and defensemen in hockey? Hover over the shadows below to reveal more information on each hockey player position.
Hockey Positions

Meet the ice hockey team. They are a group of six (6) players including a goalie, responsible for playing both offense and defense during an ice hockey game.

Below depicts each player and where they stand roughly on the ice. We have the goalie (G), defensemen (LD/RD), wings (LW/RW), and the center (C). You can hover or click on the shadows to reveal a definition.

Learn more about the sport of ice hockey with our Ice Hockey Basics Tutorial!

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