Sport: The Similarities Between Hockey And Soccer

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In the world of sports there’s been some great action displayed among high caliber athletes. Hockey is a sport that dates back from 4000 years ago in Egypt. Another sport that is widely known across the world for its action, is soccer, or in other countries outside the United States would refer to it, as football. Both of these sports have similar characteristics in the rules and regulations according to the NCAA. of what a player needs in order to win in the playoffs in the sport at the highest league. NHL as a league has its own trophy which is known as the Stanley Cup. In Soccer the World Cup is the term used to describe postseason play success. Hockey and soccer have always had similar and different characteristics that are unique to each …show more content…
During the NHL’s century of being a sport there is some chaos that would brew during the regular season, whether it be the rivalries or playoff contenders. Year by year the Stanley Cup was raised since 1892 from NHL’s very existence, that trophy is named the Stanley Cup. It all started in March 18, 1892, at a dinner of the Ottawa Amateur Athletic Association. Lord Kilcoursie delivered the following message on behalf of Lord Stanley, the Earl of Preston and Governor General of Canada. “I have for some time been thinking that it would be good thing if there were to be a challenge cup which should be held from year to year by the champion hockey team in the Dominion.”[sic] Throughout the history of the Stanley Cup, teams have to abide by the rules and regulations set in place. The winners to return the Cup in good order when required by the trustees in order that it may be handed over to any other team which may win it. Also all teams who win the Stanley Cup must have their team names engraved in the cup. The Stanley Cup is the trophy that is raised when the team wins in the …show more content…
Soccer and hockey have similar elements that make each of them similar. The Stanley Cup has large history since its inception in 1892. Soccer is something that wants to help organizations throughout the world. The World Cup is the very fabric of soccer as it improves over time. Teams competing for the Stanley Cup will have the opportunity to engrave the team name on the Cup. The World Cup’s main focus on teams succeeding in winning the world cup will further improve the sport while helping youth organizations around the world. Soccer was around for centuries while hockey had as a sport, have some ancient roots that were from years ago. As a player former player of soccer I think that both hockey and soccer are pretty brutal

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