Meaning of ice hockey

ice' hock"ey

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents' cage using a stick with a wooden blade set at an obtuse angle to the shaft.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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