About Roller Hockey

Watch the below video, brought to you by AMRHA, for a cool overview of Roller Hockey.  Then see below for basic rules and equipment.


Basic Rules

  • Games are played 4 skaters per side plus goalies
  • No offsides
  • No icing
  • No body checking allowed
  • It is played in an ice rink, roller rink, or indoor soccer arena
  • Roller Hockey is played on smooth concrete or a roller hockey specific flooring


Player Equipment

  • Roller blades (no brakes)
  • Hockey stick
  • Shin pads
  • Elbow pads
  • CSA approved hockey helmet
  • Pants (either ice or roller)
  • Hockey gloves
  • Girdle/Protective Cup
  • Jersey
  • Padded Under Shirt (recommended) or
  • Shoulder pads (optional)

Goalie Equipment

  • CSA approved goalie helmet or CSA approved helmet and cage (No cat eye masks)
  • Upper body protector
  • Catcher
  • Blocker
  • Throat guard
  • Hockey pants
  • Roller blades (No running shoes)
  • Goalie pads
  • Girdle/Protective Cup
  • Goalie stick