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 At the time, Capitals staff members would host assemblies at about 16 to 20 schools across the D.C. region each year and teach street hockey, one of the many ways to play the game, Robinson said. Nicole Asbury, Washington Post, 4 Jan. 2024 Their two acres were perfect for neighborhood football and baseball games, and the children played street hockey, too. Adam Himmelsbach,, 30 Aug. 2023 Sports is play Growing up as a poor boy in the Italian neighborhood of The Hill in St. Louis, Yogi played street hockey with newspapers taped to his shins and hit bottle caps with a broomstick. Stephen Borelli, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2023 The funds supplement the resources that are already available through the city’s Play Streets program, which lets people borrow kits that contain play equipment like basketball hoops, jump ropes, giant Jenga pieces, stilts, and gear for street hockey games or tether tennis matches. Globe Staff,, 23 May 2023 The Coyotes were so deeply moved by the news of Accardo's death that general manager Bill Armstrong, head coach Rick Tocchet and players went to the family home in Gilbert to play street hockey with her siblings and spend time with Leighton's parents, Jeremy and Carly. Jose M. Romero, The Arizona Republic, 5 Apr. 2021 Not everybody could, but everybody could play street hockey. Matt Porter,, 4 Mar. 2023 Even for the youngest, street hockey is a rite of passage on Boston streets. Matt Porter,, 4 Mar. 2023 The cohorted day camp activities will include classes such as archery, swimming, boating, nature, arts and crafts, recreation, outpost camping, soccer, field games, street hockey, nature, Frisbee golf, and more., 26 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of street hockey was in 1964

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“Street hockey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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