Everything You Didn't Know About Ice Hockey

The game that was once called hurley on ice, rickets and shinny was finally assigned a permanent title in the late 1800s: hockey.

Today, the physically demanding sport is played professionally and recreationally by teams around the globe. Learn the ins and outs of ice hockey, including the most notable players ever to pass the puck, controversies about safety, and an explanation of what the word Zamboni means.

Written by Curiosity Staff April 16, 2014