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What is the size of an Olympic hockey rink?

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An Olympic hockey rink is 100 feet wide by 200 feet long. This is wider than a standard NHL hockey rink, which is 85 feet wide by 200 feet long.

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What is the size of an Olympic hockey rink?
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There are several other differences between NHL hockey rinks and Olympic hockey rinks. The area behind the net is 11 feet on an NHL rink and 13 feet on an Olympic rink. The goal crease is 8 feet on an NHL rink and 11 feet on an Olympic rink. The neutral zone is 25 feet on an NHL rink and 29 feet on an Olympic rink, and the offensive zone is 64 feet on an NHL rink and 58 feet on an Olympic rink.

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