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How Good Is Your NHL Vocabulary?
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Charging, face-off, power play; what do all of these words mean? Do you know what they mean? What about other vocabulary from the National Hockey League? Could you pass a quiz on NHL vocabulary? Here's your chance to find out!

The vocabulary for the National Hockey League can get quite confusing. Surely you have turned on a hockey game and wondered what on earth the announcer is talking about. Are those really hockey terms? Maybe, over time, your hockey vocabulary has increased. That's bound to happen if you watch enough of it, or maybe you have always been a hockey fan and know all of the words that are used.

If you think that's you, then take this quiz and prove it. You might find it to be more difficult than you first thought. After all, some of those penalties can get a little confusing. How many people get charging mixed up with boarding? Or, how many fans have never heard of an apple in hockey? That could be a new one for you.

This quiz will be a challenge, but if that's what you are looking for, then get started and show all of your friends your hockey knowledge!

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