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Welcome to Hockey 101

Welcome to Hockey 101 where Tampa Bay Lightning pros will share lessons ranging from jargon to advance plays in order to help the every day fan and avid player continue to grow and about the sport of hockey. After you have mastered the information below from Hockey 101, check back for Hockey 201 and 301 and go from the ranks of player to General Manager as you learn everything there is to know about hockey.

BASIC TERMS

Learn the basic terms and phrases used within the sport of hockey.
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EQUIPMENT

View a breakdown of the equipment worn by skaters and goaltenders.
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POSITIONS

Get to know the breakdown of positions played in the sport of hockey.
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THE RINK

Learn more about a regulation playing surface and NHL arena.
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RULES & PENALTIES

There are 3 different types of penalties that can be called during a game, learn more about them now.
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REFEREE SIGNALS

Become familiar with the 17 different hand signal a referee can make while calling a hockey game.
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