With the winter Olympics underway in Vancouver buzz is building over the US hockey team which takes on Canada on Sunday. But how did this sport on ice get its name in the first place?

The puck stops here. Kids of all ages racing on the rink. Members of the local youth hockey organization the Bethlehem Blast can't wait to skate.

A lotta work, but a lotta fun. Plus it's the one sport where fighting is allowed well sort of.

Hockey has a lot of stars, unfortunately not everyone can hack it at hockey.

But how did this game get its name? There are a number of popular theories. One is that hockey comes from the French word "hoquet" which means shepherd's crook. Another is that a man named Colonel Hockey in Windsor, Nova Scotia used the game to keep his troops conditioned.

For some hockey will always bring back memories of the "Miracle on Ice" when the US team beat the Soviet team in the 1980 Winter Olympics.

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