Let's start with the basics. How long does a hockey match last taking into account all the breaks?
A hockey match lasts 60 minutes - three periods by 20 minutes, plus two breaks by 15 minutes. In other words, taking into account all the breaks, a hockey match lasts 90 minutes.
What is icing?
Icing is a situation when a player of one of the teams shoots the puck from behind the centre red line, across the opposing team's goal line, and the puck remains untouched by the hockey players. After icing, play is resumed with a faceoff in the defending zone of the attacking team, who committed the infraction.
A situation when a player misses when shooting the puck
A moment when the puck is dropped between two opponents
A situation when the puck flies away outside the field
A situation when the puck flies through the field and doesn't touch any player
What is a match penalty?
A player is removed till the end of the play with the right of substitution in 5 minutes, disqualified for the next match and goes under the rostrum.
A player is removed for 2 minutes without the right of substitution
A player is removed and disqualified for the next match
A player is removed for 10 minutes with the right of substitution
A penalty shot is imposed
In which of these cases an icing is not counted?
In this case a goal is counted
In a moment when a player sent the puck forward, the team that got icing played in the majority
Icing happened not immediately after a faceoff
The puck got into the gate
When KHL was founded?
The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is an international ice hockey league uniting the clubs from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, Latvia, Slovakia, Finland, which annually fight for the main league's trophy - The Gagarin Cup. KHl was founded in 2008 and initially united 24 teams.
How many players from each team should be on the field?
There should be 6 players on the field from each team: 5 fielders and one goalkeeper.
When a penalty shot is awarded?
A penalty shot (throw) is awarded if a player of the defensive team intentionally moved the gate to prevent the opponent from scoring a goal (if a fielder did it, he is also punished with a serious penalty);
Playing with a hockey stick raised high
Throwing an object onto the ice from the bench
A player intentionally moved the gates
Pushing to the board
When is offside not called?
Offside is not called if a player who has the puck crosses the blue line before it. And also, when a player enters or passes the puck in his defensive zone when a player (s) of the opponent is there.
The puck enters the zone of one of the teams, and a player of the opposite team is there
A player who has the puck crosses the blue line before it.
If less than 10 minutes passed after the time has started
If there are 2 players of one team on the bench
Who does defend the gate during shoot-outs?
Only the goalkeeper defends the gate during shoot-outs. Before starting the throw, he has no right to leave the gate area.
Only the goalkeeper
The goalkeeper and two defenders
All the team
If a minor penalty is imposed, the player -
A minor penalty is given for insignificant fouls. The player leaves for two minutes without the right of substitution. If the offending player is goalkeeper, any player on the field serves it. The offending team's coach makes the choice. It can be lifted ahead of time with a scored goal.
Leaves for 2 minutes with the right of substitution
Leaves for 5 minutes with the right of substitution
Leaves for 2 minutes without the right of substitution
Gets a warning
You are excellent at all the details of this quite a difficult game - how to kick the puck into play, what techniques are better not to use to avoid penalties. Having this knowledge, you've got no place to go but KHL! You play on your own or gather a team of the same professionals like you. Then success will be guaranteed! Tell your friends about this quiz. Do they know the rules of hockey as well as you?
You are good at the basic rules of hockey but sometimes the details of this difficult game baffle you. You need to practice oftener to learn how to kick the puck into play, what techniques are better not to use to avoid penalties. And then you've got no place to go but KHL! Get out onto the ice on your own or gather a team. There's no way without practice! Tell your friends about this quiz. Do they know the rules of hockey as well as you?
Beginner at sports
Probably, you are excellent at the rules of football or rugby but things are much harder with hockey. You need more theory to learn how to kick the puck into play, what techniques are better not to use to avoid penalties. Only then you'll be able to get out onto the ice and sharpen your skills. Your hockey career is yet to come! Tell your friends about this quiz. Do they know the rules of hockey as well as you?