Where was the first hockey puck made?
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People also ask, what was the first ever hockey puck made of?
By the 1870s, flat pucks were made of wood as well as rubber. At first, pucks were square. The first recorded organized game of ice hockey used a wooden puck, to prevent it from leaving the rink of play. Rubber pucks were first made by slicing a rubber ball, then trimming the disc square.
Likewise, what were hockey pucks made of? Hockey pucks are flat and round. Made of solid, vulcanized black rubber, they are three inches across and one inch thick. Each puck weighs about six ounces.
Similarly, when was the puck invented?
In the early years, c. 1860-1870s, a rubber ball was the object used in hockey. Because the ball bounced too much, a block of wood was sometimes used instead. The modern hockey puck was invented around 1875.
Who manufactures hockey pucks?
The Inglasco NHL Team Official Game Ice Hockey Pucks are the exact pucks used in NHL games and they come with a decorative NHL puck cube! These hockey pucks are manufactured in Canada and printed by Inglasco, the official puck supplier to the NHL®.