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Who started NHL ice hockey?

The owners of the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and the Quebec Bulldogs formed the NHL on November 26th, 1917 after leaving the NHA.

How do you become a professional hockey player?

Puck, Hockey Stick, Ice Skates, Safety Pads, Helmet, and Yourself. There ya go! Answer go to the USA hockey website and check it out for locations of ice rinks around you. Call the ice rink and see how you can get yourself into a league. if that's not what you are looking for then go to a sports ( Full Answer )

Who are the highest paid NHL hockey players?

Vincent Lecavalier - $10,000,000 per season. Alex Ovechkin - $9 million Sidney Crosby - $9 million Evgeni Malkin - $9 million Chris Drury - $8.05 million Daniel Briere - $8 million Scott Gomez - $8 million Dany Heatley - $8 million Wade Redden - $8 million Jason Spezza - $8 million

Who is the tallest hockey player in the NHL?

Bruin's 6'9" and 260 pound defenseman Zdeno Chara is tied for the the tallest player of all time. And now Tyler Myers, also 6'9", at 222 pounds has tied him at 6'9"as a 2nd year player. He is only 19 so he could grow more. He plays for the Buffalo Sabres. Myers was also the rookie of the year in the ( Full Answer )

Who is the oldest professional hockey player?

Answer The oldest NHL player currently playing is Chris Chelios he is 45 yrs old. He started his career in Montreal in the early eighties, and is now playing in Detroit.

What is the salary of a professional hockey player?

The average salary for an NHL player was $1.9 Million for the 2007-08 season. I would expect this number to be on the high side given that it is likely skewed by the a number of very highly paid players.

Who is the shortest NHL hockey player?

Sterling, Brett LW 5'7 185 25 4/24/84 Gionta, Brian RW 5'7 175 30 1/18/79 Bourque, Chris LW 5'7 170 23 1/29/86 this the current nhl season 2009 as of 2011: Gerbe, Nathan 5'5 178 24 7/24/1987

What is a salary cap in professional ice hockey?

Professional hockey players do not have salary caps, however the team they play for do. example, a player can make as much money as the team is willing to pay him, but the total salaries of all the teams players must be below a certain amount.

Who is the best hockey player in the NHL?

Well, there is no BEST player in the NHL, so I will list many of them. . Sidney Crosby . Alexander Ovechkin . Jonathan Toews . Pavel Datsyuk . Steven Stamkos . Henrik Lundqvist (Goalie) . Nicklas Lidstrom . Shea Weber . Martin St. Louis . Henrik Zetterberg . Zdeno Chara . Patrick Kane ( Full Answer )

Who is the best NHL hockey player?

Currently Sidney Crosby (although he is out with a concussion right now) Evgeni Malkin, Alexander Ovechkin , Pavel Datsyuk, Daniel & Henrik Sedin, Jonathan Toews, Steven Stamkos Zdeno Chara Nik Lidstrom, and Shea Webber to name a few. The best player currently is personal preference as each player e ( Full Answer )

Which hockey family had the most players in the NHL?

the staals. one on Calgary one on pitsburg and one on the rangers Actually The Sutter family had 6 brothers reach the NHL The Sutter family, originally from Viking, Alberta, Canada, is one of the most famous families in the National Hockey League (NHL). Six brothers: Brent, Brian, Darryl, D ( Full Answer )

How many Hispanic hockey players in the NHL?

If you consider John Tavares latin (Portuguese Parents), there are four Hispanic NHL players. Scott Gomez born in Alaska of Mexican Father-Colombian Mother, Raffi Torres born in Canada of Peruvian parents, Al Montoya, netminder of Cuban descent, and Manny Fernandez netminder of Mexican descent. Don ( Full Answer )

How much do NHL hockey players make?

From $350,000 to $12,000,000 per season. Sidney Crosby is the highest paid player at present in the NHL in the 2010-2011 season. The last CBA, (collective bargaining agreement) starts the minimum salary for rookies at $900,000 per year in their first year up to a million by the third. Anyone makin ( Full Answer )

4 Ice Hockey professional teams?

theres millions of professional hockey teams... ill name my four favorite though... Amarillo Gorillas(CHL). Anaheim Ducks(NHL). Boston Bruins(NHL). Boston College Eagles(NCAA)

Who are the current black hockey players in the nhl?

Donald Brashear Dustin Byfuglien Nigel Dawes Robbie Earl Mike Grier Jarome Iginla Evander Kane Georges Laraque Jamal Mayers Greg Mauldin Kenndal McArdle Kyle Okposo Wayne Simmonds Anthony Stewart Chris Stewart Joel Ward Shawn Belle Francis Bouillon Trevor Daley ( Full Answer )

Who is the youngest hockey player in the NHL?

Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes, he was born May 16,1992 he's a rookie and he is 18 years old. This was made November 15,2010 GO BLACKHAWKS!

How much does a NHL hockey player make?

From $350,000 to $12,000,000 per season. Sidney Crosby is the highest paid player at present in the NHL in the 2010-2011 season. The last CBA, (collective bargaining agreement) starts the minimum salary for rookies at $900,000 per year in their first year up to a million by the third. Anyone makin ( Full Answer )

Who are some black professional ice hockey players?

Past and present: Donald Brashear Dustin Byfuglien Nigel Dawes Robbie Earl Mike Grier Jarome Iginla Evander Kane Greg Mauldin Kenndal McArdle Kyle Okposo Wayne Simmonds Anthony Stewart Chris Stewart Joel Ward Shawn Belle Francis Bouillon Trevor Daley Mark Fraser D ( Full Answer )

What is the average career length of a NHL hockey player?

5-15 years depending on how well they play, how old they were when they started playing and if they have had concussions or injurys. An NHL hockey player if they were really good, started young, and have had no injurys or concussions (which is very unlikley) could play for like 25 years if they rea ( Full Answer )

How many professional ice hockey players have done the hat trick?

It is impossible to count how many players have gotten a hat trick, as many occur every month. Sometimes, there are numerous hat tricks in a single week or day. Also, the NHL has been around for many decades, and in the beginning, hat tricks were not recorded.

Average time it takes to play an ice hockey game?

NHL games have three 20 minute periods. There is 15 minutes in between periods. The length of time it takes to play a period will vary depending on the number of stoppages. A fast game will take about two hours.

How many gay hockey players are in the NHL?

As of now, there are no openly gay hockey players in the NHL. However, in a recent poll of all NHL players, over 80% of them said they believe they have a gay teammate.

Was there an NHL hockey player with initials MF?

Mike Foligno Marc-André Fleury Mario Faubert Mike Fedorko Manny Fernandez Mark Ferner Mike Fidler Milan Figala Marcel Fillion Mike Fisher Mark Fistric Mike Forbes Mike Ford Marc Fortier Maxime Fortunus Mike Fountain Matt Foy Mark Fraser Mark Freer Michael Frolik Michael Funk Mark Fusco

Who is the fattest NHL hockey player?

Matthew Lombardi on the Phoenix Coyotes That would be the fastest... with an S. As to the fattest, I really couldn't say. Kyle Wellwood, maybe?

Who is your favourite NHL hockey player?

Hockeyplayer26: My favorite player is Patrick Kane. If you have a favorite player add your username and put the player you like.

Average time on ice for NHL ice hockey players?

I think the average time a player spends on the ice in one shift probably 20, maybe 30 seconds. The average time on ice for a hockey player in one game... anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes. Usually the better defensemen spend around 25-30 minutes on the ice each night, but average forwards usually spen ( Full Answer )

What is the average length of time an ice hockey player plays during each play?

"play" in hockey is more commonly referred to as a "shift." in hockey, a good shift is between 30-45 seconds long. to those that dont play the game it seems short, but it is actaully long because it is close to a dead sprint for the majority of that time. anything oer that time is a great advantage ( Full Answer )

Why NHL hockey players do not deserve there salaries?

im 15 and currently doing research on professional sports athletes salaries. i play high school hockey in minnesota and love the game. the reason is... they get what they deserve. thousands and thousands of fans support their teams by watching it on tv, buying jerseys and hats etc, and going to the ( Full Answer )

How many minutes does a hockey player stay on the ice?

the number of minutes, both total for the game and time on the ice at a stretch, varies for each player in each game. the coach may desire for example that his forwards do shifts of, say, 45 seconds. when about that much time has elapsed, the player skates to the his team's bench and goes off the i ( Full Answer )

Was Wayne Gretzky the only nhl ice hockey player to have number 99?

Joe Lamb (Montreal Canadiens 1934-35), Wilf Paiement (Toronto Maple Leafs 1979-82), and Rick Dudley (Winnipeg Jets 1980-81) also worn that number. However, no players have donned that number since Gretzky's 99 was retired league-wide in 2000.

Is sydney Crosby the best NHL ice-hockey player after Wayne Gretzky?

This is a very difficult question to answer. Going on statisticsalone, Crosby is no where near Gretzky and is not even the bestplayer from his rookie year. Most people believe that as of rightnow Lemeuix, Messier, Sakic, or Francis are the best players sinceGretzky