Published on September 6, 2007
Slide1: CONTENT Sports traditions at our school History of ice-hockey Slide2: In our city (Szombathely) we have had a skating rink since 1987. Slide3: Our ice-hockey team has got a good reputation. We have been playing since 1997. Slide4: In the academic year of 2004-2005 we were the best in our city. We won the championship among all the schools. Slide5: We play according to simplified rules: one game is twice twenty minutes to avoid accidents all sort of body-fights are prohibited Slide6: History of ice-hockey The modern game of ice-hockey was first played in Montreal in 1875 according to the rules of McGill University’s students. Slide7: Ice-hockey was imported to Europe in the late 1800’s. Canada is widely regarded as the home of ice-hockey because that is where the official rules were developed and the game was first played in an organized way. Slide8: One of the first teams in the history of ice hockey Princeton University. Ice-hockey was imported to Europe in the late 1800’s. The comes from the French word ‘hoquet’. (‘sheperd’s stick’) Slide9: Ice-hockey was added to the Olympic Games in 1920 and it is a popular event at the Winter Olympics.