Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Both males and females can play ringette?||Ringette
t. Ringette was designed as a female sport but either can play.
|You need all of the safety gear that is required in hockey?||Ringette
True. Since there is a chance of getting hurt, ringette players must wear equipment.
|How long are most penalties for?||Ringette
2 minutes. Minor penalties are usually 2 minutes long, but major ones can be up to 4 minutes.
|What is one out of three most common penalties?||Ringette
Body contact. Since there is no body contact allowed, there are many penalties involving these things.
|In ringette, you're not allowed to what?||Ringette
all of these (to cross the blue line with the ring, body contact, in the goalie's crease). If you use any violent body contact it will result in a penalty, and if you cross the blue line with the ring, or go into the goalie crease with the ring, a whistle is blown and the play stops.
|How many players can a team have in the defensive and offensive zones?||Ringette
3. If a team has more than 3 skaters in the zones, a whistle is blown and the play stops.
|How many players are on the ice from the same team at one time?||Ringette
5 players and a goalie. In ringette, there are two defense, two forwards, a center, plus a goalie.
|Hockey is harder than Ringette? ||Ringette
False. Ringette is difficult because you must take a straight stick and get it into a ring while skating, and being surrounded by other people.
True. Ringette is becoming more and more popular, and some day I hope it becomes an official sport in the Olympics.
|When and where was ringette developed?||Ringette
1963 in North Bay. Ringette was developed by Sam Jacks in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario.
In the center circle. The visitor team starts the ring in the center circle on their side of the red line. One of the defense takes the ring and passes it to one of her players. The game begins.
|Are players allowed to go into the goalie's crease (semi-circle indicating the boundries of the net)?||Ringette: Girls Hockey
No. Another difference from hockey. If a player enters the crease the referee blows the whistle and the play is stopped.
1963. It was invented by Sam Jacks in North Bay, Ontario.
Canada. Ringette was invented in North Bay, Ontario. It was invented by Sam Jacks. He came up with the idea by watching girls play with broken hockey sticks and cans in 1963.
A blue ring. The "puck" is a blue ring rather than a hard black puck.
2 minutes. Almost all penalties are two minutes long.
|What hand signal does the referee make if a player's hand is on the bottom third of her stick while she has the ring?||Ringette Rules
Puts hands above head and brings them together in fist. It is not a penalty to have your hands too low on your stick, though it does give the other team possession.
|In the event that one team has three penalties and the other team has none, how many players can the short-handed team have on the ice (including the goalie)?||Ringette Rules
four. You can always have three players and a goalie on the ice. The third penalty will not start until the first player gets out of the box though.
|In senior league play, how long can one team have possession of the ring before the shot clock goes off?||Ringette Rules
30 seconds. This rule does not apply in the younger two leagues.
North Bay, Ontario 1963. It was invented by Sam Jacks.
The visiting team gets possession of the ring in the center circle. At the start of the first period, the visiting team starts with possession and in the second period, the home team starts with possession. In the event of a shootout, the referee flips a coin and the captain of each team participates. The winner will get possession at the start of the first overtime and the loser will start with possession at the start of the second overtime.