How is street hockey played? Street hockey has similarities to the sport of Ice Hockey. Instead the game is played on foot or roller skates with a ball or puck. The object of the game is shoot the ball or puck into the opposing team’s net.
What is the history of street hockey? The sport originated in the streets of Canada, and is currently played in over 60 countries worldwide. Street hockey is played with the same sticks that are used for ice hockey, and there is variations of the sport in which either a ball or a puck is used for game play.
Where is street hockey played? Street hockey is commonly played on an outdoor surface (often a street, parking lot, tennis court or other asphalt surface), which the genesis of the name street hockey.
Is there checking in roller hockey? The sport is a very fast-paced and free-flowing game and is considered a contact sport, but body checking is prohibited. There are five players including the goalkeeper from each team on the rink at a time, while teams normally consist of 16 players.