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Ice Hockey : A National Craze

Yes, this sport exists elsewhere than in North America, and yes this sport is extremely popular in the Czech Republic

As living in Pardubice, it was impossible for me not to go to see an Ice Hockey match. And what about this sport except that I fell in love with this sport. There it is erected as a true religion. Two French are also in the squad of the team.

What about the Hockey, if only in Pardubice, Dynamo Pardubice will find the Playoff this season. The stadium with 20,000 seats is often full, especially in derbies against the rival team. So imagine, a stadium of 20000 fans, reassembled, pushing as one man behind his team. The places are very affordable. For only 4 € you can have a place in the corner of the supporters and for 8 € a seat. I highly recommend the cheapest places because they are located in the stands of the supporters, where the atmosphere is the most incredible. After 30 minutes, you will find yourself encouraging the Pardubice team by singing in heart with the other fans.

This is the incredible crowd you might be able to see if you come 

Ice Hockey game and its crowd

The rules are pretty simple: 3 times 20 minutes to score the most goal. 6 against 6, a goalkeeper and 5 field players. Each player is equipped with a stick and they are free to move anywhere on the rink.

 

Ice hockey game

The game can be sometimes violent, especially in derbies. Players have the right to crush their opponents against the glass walls around the field, and also to hit the opposing player. If the referee does not arrive in time, the two players have the right to hit each other until one of them falls to terr, which leads to their exclusions. Sensitive souls refrain.

MundiVox

MundiVox

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