Did you know the New York Rangers led the 2014-15 season with 252 goals in the regular season. Their leading scorer was, Rick Nash, with 42, goals
The ice on an NHL ice rink is typically made up of 11-14 layers of very thin ice that are applied over the span of several days. The ice surface is approximately ¾ of an inch or under 2 centimetres deep.
Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins currently owns the record for the fastest NHL slap shot recorded. During the 2012 NHL All-Star Game Skills Competition, his shot was measured at 108 miles per hour or 175 kilometers per hour.
In the 2013-2014 Stanley Cup® Playoffs, the Los Angeles Kings played a total of 26 games, winning 16 and losing 10.
Hockey is widely considered to be one of the fastest team sports in the world. Players are able to reach significant speeds given the low friction of the ice surface that the game is played on.
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