Thanks to a sheet-metal puck, which is "about five times the size of a standard puck" and a ball bearing inside "that makes noise as the puck slides across the ice," those individuals who are visually impaired or legally blind have the opportunity to play hockey. In a report by BCIT Magazine whcih focuses on a sport called blind hockey and more specifically, the Vancouver Eclipse who are in the Canada Blind Hockey Championships.
With such rules as goals can only be scored in the bottom half of the net and three feet of leniency before the refs call offsides, the game is unique yet still fair for all competitors. Eventually, the players involved with the sport would like to see the sport in the Paralympic Games.
Check it out how it all goes down in the video above.
[via FOX Sports]