The Hockey Life

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

Rec Hockey Mistakes

12 Rec Hockey Mistakes: Which Are You Guilty Of?

How many of these rec hockey mistakes have you made? By Warren Tabachnick 1. Taking the Game Too Seriously We’ve all seen rec hockey mistakes, like players...
Adult beginner hockey player

The Adult Beginner Hockey Player

Getting into hockey as an adult can be one of the greatest things you’ll ever do. What you need to know.   CARHA Hockey member Roberta...
jersey number

Your Jersey Number: What Does It Mean?

So what are all those letters and numbers that adorn our jerseys and keep uniform outfitters in business?
Hockey Helmets

Hockey Helmets: A Way to Make Them Safer?

After football, hockey produces the most concussions
Roller Hockey

Roller Hockey: From Wheels to Steel

How to make the switch from roller hockey to ice hockey
team captain

The Team Captain: A Recipe for Success

A team captain must keep up with the physical game while staying on top of it mentally and emotionally By Tim Turk Hockey is a physically...
5 greatest hockey movies

The 5 Greatest Hockey Movies

There’s no better way to experience the excitement of the game than with these 5 greatest hockey movies Sport is something that captures the...
the outdoor rink

The Outdoor Rink: The Joy (and Pain)

There is no better feeling than having a bunch of friends over to play some pick-up hockey on your pond.
Good Hockey Sportsmanship

Good Hockey Sportsmanship: When It Really Isn’t

Think your team is showing good hockey sportsmanship? Think again.   By MJ Bonevelle   If you play in a true recreational hockey league, it’s likely because you...
Older rec hockey player

The Older Rec Hockey Player: Never Too Old!

With age come the inevitable aches & pains. Along with potbellies, gray hair and Ben-Gay.