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The Hockey Life

Focusing on the beer leagues, tournaments, and a look at those who put up with hockey players.

Career in Sports: Turning Passion into Paycheck

How to transform your love of sports into a fulfilling career By Julie Morris Not everyone makes it to the NHL and is paid to play...

Betting on NHL Games: A How-To Guide

With the abundance of apps available, betting on NHL games is easier than ever. What you need to know before you wager. Betting on NHL...

Play Better Hockey by Watching the Best Team of the Season

How to play better hockey by watching the best team of the season Improving your hockey skills can be as engaging as watching your favorite...

Beer League Gripes: The Top 20

Beer league gripes can put a damper on the game. These are the 20 pet peeves shared by hockey players. (Feel free to add...
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ODRs of the World

Exploring the Top 5 outdoor skating rinks around the globe By Landyn Desmarais In a world where ice skating is a beloved pastime, the quest for...
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Goal Celebrations: The Top 10

A goal celebration, or “celly,” comes in many forms from a fist pump to belly-sliding across the ice Scoring a goal in hockey requires incredible...
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Hockey Arenas Across the USA: 10 Perfect Spots to Play

Our survey of the top spots for hockey nationwide When it comes to honing your hockey skills, where you play can make all the difference....
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Passion for the Puck

The love of hockey cuts across borders and unites fans worldwide Passion for the Puck Transcends All Borders  When it comes to winter sports, North America...
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Your Goalie Doesn’t Show Up: Now What?

What to do when your goalie ghosts the game By Warren Tabachnick When your goalie doesn’t show up it should not be cause for panic. Rec...
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Hockey Ice: Fast vs. Slow

The science behind ice surfaces and how that affects the game Whether you are a rec hockey player or just a fan who enjoys watching...