Hockey, one of the most popular sports in North America and Europe. This Sports is nearly 150 years old, but the question is how did it get to this.
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The ancestor of Hockey is Scottish sport of Shinty, Others say the sport Bandy. Both sports were brought to Canada
Immigrants from the British Isles adapted shinty to ice. It's rough game, in a rough country, and both are developing at the same time. Many places Claim to be the birth place of hockey. By the early 1800s, there are stories of kids playing a form of the game on the frozen ponds of Nova Scotia.
In 1866, the Starr Manufacturing Company of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, produces a revolutionary new skate. An Ingenious design that clamps firmly to a boot with a rounded blade for better maneuverability. For the next half century, Starr skates are the gold standard around the world. Starr Also makes a new kind of stick, which becomes a template for the official hockey stick. It's the stick that also gave the game its name. It came from a Old French word which means shepard's crook, and it stuck
The official creator of hockey is James Creighton. James took a lot of inspiration from Rugby for the rules to his new game. Some rules that are still in the game are penalties for fighting, hooking, tripping, and slashing.
On March 3, 1875, Creighton booked the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal, Quebec. and invited his friends from rugby and a small audience to come. creighton tells everyone the rules, then it begins. Thus the first official hockey game.