Americans play four different types of hockey: ice hockey, rink hockey, field hockey, and in-line roller hockey. In addition to hockey sticks, each type of hockey requires specialized equipment.
Ice hockey, street hockey, and field hockey are variants of the same game played with a curved stick and a puck or ball. Links to hockey equipment suppliers are included on the page.
A pair of black and grey inline hockey skates is photographed on a white background. The pair of skates has bright red polyurethane wheels. Inline hockey skates allow hockey enthusiasts to enjoy the sport on a wide variety of surfaces.
Rollerskating and rollerblading are two popular forms of skating. Learn more about skating and find links to skating equipment manufacturers and other sporting goods stores.
Learn about ice skating and roller skating and view photographs of ice skaters and roller skaters. Information about ice skates and roller skates is included on the page.
Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League comprise the four major professional sports leagues in North America.