street hockey


Definition of street hockey

: a game resembling ice hockey played on a hard surface by players wearing shoes or roller skates and using hockey sticks and a small ball

Examples of street hockey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mylec has been one of the big names in street hockey gear for decades, and this sturdy goal is made of 1.25-inch steel tubing supporting a rugged canvas net. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, "All the backyard and driveway hockey gear you need," 22 Sep. 2020 Her sons and a small group of their friends played baseball, basketball, and street hockey, and battled with water balloons and squirt guns. Chelsea Sheasley, The Christian Science Monitor, "Kids are running and jumping. So are parents: Camp is back.," 9 July 2020 At age 7, Lidstrom started playing street hockey with his friends. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "From stealing apples to winning 4 Stanley Cups: Red Wings' Nicklas Lidstrom is 50 today," 28 Apr. 2020 There is also an ongoing street hockey battle between Derek and Max in the driveway. Richard Morin, azcentral, "Season pause affording Arizona Coyotes center Derek Stepan more time with family," 2 Apr. 2020 Additional activities are planned around the museum, including street hockey. Ross Mckeon,, "NHL’s Black History mobile museum makes stops in San Jose, Oakland," 28 Feb. 2020 And the opportunistic Krug, eating up ground the way a kid dreams of in street hockey and pond hockey, zipped right down Broadway and tucked his trickery through the pads of defenseless Wild tender Alex Stalock., "Krug's overtime winner," 23 Nov. 2019 Active adults 50-plus are paired with youth ages 7-12 for noncompetitive, fun activities including street hockey shot, soccer kick, T-ball hit, horseshoes, jump rope, corn hole and pickleball. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, "What’s on: Imperial Beach firefighters host open house," 3 Oct. 2019 Having street hockey as an alternative to ice hockey is also great. Brion O’connor,, "When it comes to football, kids rallying ’round the flag," 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of street hockey

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Street hockey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of street hockey

chiefly US : a game like ice hockey that is played on a hard surface using hockey sticks and a small ball

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