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Articles of interest to youth hockey players, coaches, and hockey moms & dads.

Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents

Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents This letter from a hockey player to his parents was written by John O’Sullivan and originally published...
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Youth Hockey Programs and NHL Success

The benefits of youth hockey programs and how they can lead to a career in the pros If you love hockey as much as we...
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Participation Trophies: The Pros & Cons

Are participation trophies teaching our young athletes bad life lessons? (Previously published article contains updated information.) By Travis Armideo Participation trophies are nothing new, as young athletes...
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Youth Hockey Camps: A 2023 Guide

If your child is serious about hockey, these youth hockey camps provide the perfect opportunity for them to continue to improve their skills. When kids...
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It’s Girls Hockey, But Coach Us Like Men!

Girls hockey teaches some valuable life lessons

Youth Hockey Parents: 10 Tips to Keep Your Sanity

In hockey the goal is fun. But sometimes things go wrong
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Playing Hockey with Your Kids

I couldn’t wait until my kids were old enough to play hockey with me By Warren Tabachnick I started playing this awesome game at the ripe...
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Girls Youth Hockey: The Stigma

Many girls prefer the faster shots, the physically demanding games, and the feeling of belonging and excelling with the boys By Lauren Patterson This article has...
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Confessions of a Hockey Parent (A Book Excerpt)

“Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent” is an inside look at the highs—and lows—of youth hockey. It’s a world that’s all too familiar...
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The Keys to Your Child’s Hockey Success

18 keys to ensure a positive experience for your child The keys to your child's hockey success is to ensure every child has the best...