1. The Detroit Redwings play in an arena called The Pond. False: The team that plays on the Pond is the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.2. The U.S. hockey team forgot the words to the national anthem while celebrating a win over the Soviets at the 1980 Olympics. False: They forgot the words to “God Bless America.”
3. Tripping is the infraction if a hockey referee is waving his hands below his knees. True: Tripping is signaled by waving your hands below the knee.
4. There are 5 designated face-off spots on a hockey rink. False: There are actually 9 face-off spots.
5. Hockey wags dub the penalty box the “pen bin.” False: They call the penalty box the “sin bin.