The Beer Leagues

Beer league hockey players have their own set of offbeat rules and practices.

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The Older Rec Hockey Player: Never Too Old!

With age come the inevitable aches & pains. Along with potbellies, gray hair and Ben-Gay.
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Beer After the Game: How to Get Home Safely!

There’s nothing like an ice-cold beer after a game. How to safely enjoy it.
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Rec Hockey Tournament Woes—Part III

After breakfast the next morning, we headed downtown to pay homage to our heroes at the hallowed Hockey Hall of Fame.
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Adult Hockey Tournament Woes, Part 2

As I pursued the puck, I had my legs cut out from under me and I landed on my head. I slid into the end boards.
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Hockey Tournament Tales of Woe

With an average age of 46.5, we were the oldest team at the tournament. Whatever the excuse, we sucked, plain & simple.
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So You Wanna Be an Adult Hockey Player?

Bitten by the hockey bug and are ready to take that first big step onto the ice?
Hockey Dream Come True

Hockey Dream Come True

There was this picture of me where it appears as if I am deep in thought. Only one thing came to mind—to be a professional hockey player.
smelly hockey gear

Oooh, That Smelly Hockey Gear

Why do some hockey players just refuse to empty their bags and wash their uniforms?
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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?
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Rec Hockey Refereeing: The Zen of It

What makes a good referee? It's part instinct, part negotiator, and sometimes, part cop.