How to Cheer for Your Favourite Hockey Team

Three Parts:At homeAt the barAt an ice hockey game

Cheering for your favourite hockey team is a fun way to show your support and have a great time with your friends as well. Show your support for your favorite hockey team with these suggestions for cheering them on, remember, this is for your favourite hockey team, don't try this for a hockey team that isn't your favourite or for a different sport team. Get started at step one below to learn exactly how to cheer for your favourite ice, street or field hockey team.

Part 1
At home

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    Invite a bunch of friends over. Be sure to ask them to bring all their "fan stuff" over for the party.
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    Check that the TV's sports channel signal is clear and there is no short-outs of the signal. If that happens, watch it on the computer.
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    Make sure everyone is at the party about 20 minutes before puck drop / bully off.
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    Prepare snacks and beverages. If you're good with cooking and decorating food, try to choose the colors and symbols of the opposing teams.
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    Settle everyone in to get ready for the event. When it's puck drop / bully off, make sure everyone is on the sofa with all their things like jerseys, big hands, noise makers etc.
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    Make the most of the time when the ads are on. During intermissions, do the things you need to do, like going to the bathroom or checking your e-mail or other similar things. Also, talk about the plays in the game, such as good ones and bad ones.
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    Try to not make your friend/s feel sad by booing at them or saying "Your team is terrible!".
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    Say to your friends who were cheering for the team that lost "Oh, they were sooo close." or "Oh well. Let's hope they do better next time."

Part 2
At the bar

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    Call all your friends or text them to come to the bar you're watching the game at.
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    Ask the bartender about the TV signal or other things you have concerns about.
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    Get all of your buds over on the chairs at puck drop / bully hockey with beer and snacks.
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    Watch the game and when someone scores from either team, go nuts as if it's a madhouse in there.
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    During intermissions, go the bathroom if you need to before the game resumes again or talk about stuff.
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    Cheer or commiserate together. After the game, talk about it and act happy about both teams and cope with losing if your team loses.

Part 3
At an ice hockey game

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    Try to get the seats in the bottom row near the entrance and exit of the change-room for you favourite team.
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    Buy a bunch of snacks and drinks for the game about 10 minutes before puck drop and make sure you have your jerseys on.
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    Watch the game and boo if the other teams scores and scream like crazy when your team scores!
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    At the end of the intermission of game, try to fist pump one of the players on your favourite team when they are walking into the change-room.
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    Cheer if your team wins and commiserate if it loses. After the game, if your team loses, cope with it.

Tips

  • If you go to the game a lot, buy season tickets. They're cheaper than if you buy a ticket to every single game that you go to.
  • Try to invite people over who are cheering for the same team as you.
  • If you have NHL Game Center Live, you're covered for all games at home.
  • Go on tsn.com or cbcsports.ca to watch the game if there are problems with the TV.


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Categories: Team Sports | Fans of Hockey