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Encyclopedia > Skatemill

A skatemill is a practice utility machine for ice hockey professional players to improve their skating techniques, which is very important to achieve the level of skating ability to play on an NHL team. Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... There are several varieties of skating: Figure skating Ice skating Inline skating Roller skating Snow skating Skateboarding Tour skating Speed skating See also: list of skating sports. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ...


Skatemills resemble standard runners' treadmills, but wider, longer, and rather than a gripping rubber belt, skatemills have specially designed surfaces that allow players to practice skating techniques on a surface that resembles ice. Skatemills have variable speeds, usually topping out at between 20 and 30 miles per hour, and can also be set to varying inclines to add to the difficulty for the player training. Often, skatemills will include handgrips and a harness system to keep the players from falling while on the skatemill. A woman on a treadmill. ...


Skatemills are currently only commonly found in the training facilities of NHL teams; for example, there is a skatemill in Vancouver for the players of the Vancouver Canucks, and one in Detroit for the benefit of the Detroit Red Wings. The skatemill has yet to be introduced widely to European hockey players. Vancouver (pronounced: ) is a Canadian city in the province of British Columbia. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


 
 

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