How much does a hockey puck weigh in pounds? A standard ice hockey puck is black, 1 inch (25 mm) thick, 3 inches (76 mm) in diameter, and weighs between 5.5 and 6 ounces (156 and 170 g); some pucks are heavier or lighter than standard (see below). Pucks are often marked with silkscreened team or league logos on one or both faces.
Is a hockey puck heavier than a baseball? A hockey puck weighs more than a baseball. Hockey pucks weigh 5 &1/2 to 6 ounces, while a baseball weighs between 5 and 5 & 1/4 ounces.
Why are hockey pucks kept frozen? “Freezing a puck eliminates bouncing, and game officials monitor the puck for temperature changes that affect performance while in play. A coating that changes color when the puck is above freezing will more accurately alert the officials that it is time for a replacement.”
What is the heaviest hockey puck?
- One Heavy Weighted PVC Hockey Puck (41.6 oz)
- 2.5″ tall.
- 3″ diameter.