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

bullying in minor hockey

Bullying in Youth Hockey: How to Deal With It

Bullying has no place in the world, and definitely not in hockey. How to effectively deal with it. By Tim Turk Over the past several years, we...
girls youth hockey

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...
Hockey Parents

Hockey Parents: How to Be a Positive Force

Stop & savor the moments of your kid's pure joy
Special Needs

Hockey Scores Big for Kids with Special Needs

Bringing the thrill of the game to everyone
Hockey-Parent-Coach-Talk

The Successful Hockey Parent-Coach Talk

Coaches often dread that hockey parent-coach talk. But it’s a really important one to have. By Rick Traugott I certainly have an open-door policy when it...
being a goalie mom

Being a Goalie Mom: The Ups and Downs

  The many emotions the parent of a goalie must face as they watch their child in net By Allyson Tufts If I had a dollar for every time another...
Play Hockey Like a Girl!

Ponytails & Helmets: Play Hockey Like a Girl!

Seeing her ponytail at the back of her helmet makes me proud
Your Child's Coach

The 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Child’s Coach

Before you commit, ask your child’s coach these 5 questions     By Brian Sieger   So your young athlete wants to play hockey. Good choice! If you’ve done...
Setting Healthy Boundaries

Setting Healthy Boundaries for the Young Athlete

Establishing limits for your child is essential. Here are 3 reasons why. By TrueSport It’s important for parents to work on setting healthy boundaries for the...
Hockey Parent

Advice for the New Hockey Parent

Words of wisdom for hockey parents