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The Physics of Ice Hockey!
The Histiory of Hockey:
Rules of Hockey:
FBDs and Diagrams:
Relation to Physics:
Crazy Facts! :
1. Underwater Hockey is the bizarre vision of Ice hockey.
2. In 1924 after the Montreal Canadiens had won the Stanley Cup some players piled into a car with the cup to head to a party at coach Leo Dandurand's home. However they got a flat tire and the players jumped out to fix it setting the Stanley Cup on the sidewalk. After they fixed the tire they jumped back into the car and drove to the party leaving the cup behind. They got all the way there before realizing it and turned right around to get it. Lucky for them it was still there.
3. Philadelphia Flyers goalie Bruce Gamble complained he wasn't feeling well. When examined by a doctor he found out he had had a heart attack in the first period without his knowledge! Somehow he finished the game without knowing.
4. The league banned the use of wearing 00.
5. When a player scores 3 goals in a game it is called a hat trick.
6. The goaltending position is also called the butterfly
In Ice Hockey many players come in contact with one another by causing several body checks and collisions. How does it relate to certain physics concepts? When the players make contact with the opposing team they demonstrate the perfect example of momentum, impulse and collisions. Corresponding to Ice hockey, the momentum is the mass of the player multiplied by the player’s velocity (P=mv). An impulse is when the player quickly changes his or her momentum. For instance, imagine that Kellye, 60 kg, and Jonny, 90kg, are both racing to go get the puck. They are both are traveling at the same rate of 5 m/s. To figure out who has the greater momentum you would time the mass and the velocity of each person in two different equations using P=mv.
While Kellye and Jonny were battling each other to obtain the puck in their possession, Kellye angrily decides to ram Jonny against the wall. This is a prime example of a collision that can be witnessed in any NHL game. In these crashes there could be two types of collisions. They are elastic and inelastic. When Kellye collides with Jonny they bounce off each other resulting in an elastic collision. If they were to stick to each other that would be an inelastic collision. The elastic and inelastic collisions also happen when a person is hitting the puck with the hockey stick. The player will either pass the puck ( elastic) or keep it and take it down the ice (inelastic).
The rules of ice hockey are very simple. There are 6 players on the rink, including the goalie. The center and wings attack the goal looking to score. The defensemen and the goalie protect the puck from going in the goal. There are three 20-minute periods to play. There are many substitutions called line changes, which often happen. There are five face-off zones, and these are used when there is a stoppage in play. If there is a tie, the game will go into a 20-minute overtime and then a shootout.
There is a lot of equipment used in the game of hockey. The main piece of equipment is the stick to pass, shoot, and steal the puck. Another piece is the helmet and the face guard. It was not until 1954 that players started using facemasks. Another piece is the shoulder and body pads under the jersey to protect from body blows. Another piece is the hockey pants, equipped with pads for the thighs and calves. The next piece is the mouth guard to protect those pearly whites and the final piece is the skates to move with fluid and evasive actions.
The exact origin of ice hockey is unknown, but it is most likely derived from field hockey. It was first played at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and the rules were mage by J G A Creighton. It came to America in 1916 and the sport really got going when it became an Olympic sport in 1920. In the 1980 Winter Olympics, the greatest hockey game in the history of the world was played by USA and USSR. The USSR was heavily favored, but the young USA team pulled out with a 4-3 win lead by their captain nicknamed, “Rizzo.” Ice hockey has developed a lot.
The main two forces involved with hockey are normal and gravitational forces. There are some forces that act with ech other, like when the puck and the stick collide. This collision contains forces on the puck and the stick with each other.
These two forces are present all the time, for all of the players and pucks on the ice.
Yes! both Men's and Women's teams got the same medals! wierd.