In hockey, the drops the puck instead of throwing it up in the air and the action is called a face off not a jump ball. In both cases though, the term that describes the start of play is a description of what happens (in basketball the players try to tip the ball, in hockey the referee drops the puck).
Also, how do you play the game of hockey?
Field hockey, also called hockey, outdoor game played by two opposing teams of 11 players each who use sticks curved at the striking end to hit a small, hard ball into their opponent's goal. It is called field hockey to distinguish it from the similar game played on ice.
How does the hockey work?
During normal play, there are six players per side on the ice at any time, one of them being the goaltender, each of whom is on ice skates. The objective of the game is to score goals by shooting a hard vulcanized rubber disc, the puck, into the opponent's goal net, which is placed at the opposite end of the rink.
How long does it take a hockey match?
60 minutes of regulation play broken into three twenty minute periods. Games typically take 2.5 hrs. Overtime can go as long as 5 min of play and a shootout can go on indefinitely until one team scores more than the other after three shooters.