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Encyclopedia > Centre (hockey)

Centre in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play on the ice is down the centre of the area. Centres are more likely than other players to be a team's star and many of the best known players were centres as are many team captains. He takes face-offs and is regarded as the play maker.




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Centre (ice hockey) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (565 words)
Centre or Center in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play is the middle of the ice, away from the side boards.
If the Centre is rushing up the ice with the puck he or she should initiate the crossover by heading towards a winger's side.
Centres are the extra player in the defensive zone; one who picks up any opposing player who is left open in front of the net or along the back boards.
Encyclopedia: Montreal Canadiens (8341 words)
Centre Bell, Montreal Centre Bell, Montreal The Bell Centre (French: Centre Bell), formerly known as the Molson Centre, has been the home of the Montréal Canadiens since March 16, 1996, when the team departed from the historic Montréal Forum after their last game on March 11 of the...
The Original Six is the term used by fans of ice hockey to refer to the six National Hockey League teams that existed from the 1942 season through to before the leagues expansion in 1967.
In the fall of 2001, it was revealed that centre Saku Koivu, who had been with the team since 1995, had cancer and would miss the season.
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