Hockey and the NHL (Engelska arbete)
There are a number of theories. The most easily verified historically, is that ice hockey originated in northern Europe as a winter variation of field hockey, a sport played for over 500 years. There are documented accounts from the 1700´s and 1800´s of a game being played in England with players running about their frozen fields hitting a wooden or cork ball with curved wooden sticks. Others have suggested that hockey is a derivation from the native American game lacrosse.
Whatever you believe about the ancient origins of the game, what is certain is that the game was brought to North America by the British. The earliest games were probably played by soldiers stationed in Nova Scotia. In the 1870´s, a group of college students at McGill University began organized play at a downtown ice rink in Montreal.
Hockey became an exceptionally popular sport in Canada, with club teams from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal regularly playing each other. By 1893, the game was so popular that Lord Stanley of Preston, the British Governor-General of Canada, donated a silver bowl to be awarded annually to Canada´s champion hockey team. This bowl is the modern-day Stanley Cup, the NHL´s championship prize. In 1894, a team from Montreal won the first Stanley Cup match. It is believed that the first hockey games in the United States were probably played around 1895.
The NHL has arguably never been more popular or more secure financially as it is today. The league currently suits up 26 teams with four additional teams that will join the league by the year 2000.
The season begins in October with each team competing in 82 regular season games. A four-round playoff begins in April with ... Ladda upp arbete
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