Is street hockey a real sport? 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.
Is street hockey like ice hockey? Street hockey is based on ice hockey, bandy, field hockey, or floor hockey and the overall purpose is the same: to score more goals than your opponent by shooting the ball or puck into the opposing team’s net using your stick.
What are the rules of street hockey?
- The game is to be played with two teams of equal numbers of players on each side.
- Teams are divided by the colour of their clothing: those with white shirts versus those with coloured or dark shirts.
- A team is awarded a point if the ball completely crosses the goal.
Is there a difference between street and ice hockey sticks? Sticks used in ice hockey are subjected to much more stress than street hockey sticks, and the quality of the stick shaft and blade can make a big difference in performance and durability. A better quality stick is more likely to reward you with faster shots, better feel of the puck, and a longer life.