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Broomball

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If you haven’t tried broomball, you are missing out! It’s time to strap on your shoes, yes shoes, and jump out on the ice. Broomball is like floor hockey, only played on ice. It follows many of the same rules as hockey, but also incorporates some soccer strategies. The game is typically played on a hockey rink with two teams consisting of six players on each side (a goalie, two defensemen and three forwards). A player uses a stick with a molded broom-shaped head to maneuver a six-inch diameter ball up and down the ice. Instead of skates, players wear spongy-soled shoes to gain traction when running on the slippery surface. The object of the game is simple: score more goals than the opposing team.

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