Definitions for ice hockey
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents' cage using a stick with a wooden blade.
Origin of ice hockey:
ice hockey, hockey, hockey game(noun)
a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
ice hockey(noun)ˈaɪs bɜrg
a sport played on ice between two teams on skates using long sticks and a puck
a game of ice hockey
A form of hockey played on an ice rink with a puck rather than ball.