Youth Hockey

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

power of hockey

The Power of Hockey: Never Underestimate It!

The power of hockey is about the years it gives a parent and child when everything else feels so foreign By Allyson Tufts How do you...
controlling your emotions

Hockey Parents: Controlling Your Emotions

For hockey parents, controlling your emotions is a must—for your child's sake By Tim Turk Controlling your emotions. For most of us, that’s easier said than...
youth hockey goalie

The Youth Hockey Goalie: So Your Kid Wants To Be One?

If you’re the parent of a youth hockey goalie or your child is hoping to become one, this article is for you   By Warren Tabachnick   Every...
the ringer

The Ringer: Do They Help or Hurt Your Team?

The pros and cons of bringing a ringer onto your team     By Warren Tabachnick It’s no secret that every hockey team is always looking to improve....
female goalies

Female Goalies: Tender But Tough!

An interview with two female goalies—a mom and her daughter When did you start playing hockey? Cathy Lucido (mom): I started playing at age 36 (I...
U8 tactic 3 on 3 hockey drill

U8 Tactic 3 on 3 Offside Hockey Drill

New to CrossIceHockey.com is a series of informative drills from Hockey Coach Vision. This week we focus on the U8 Tactic 3 on 3...
hockey scouts

An App for Hockey Scouts & More

Coming soon: finally an app for hockey scouts, players, and their parents By Ed Palumbo The Story Behind Prospective Hockey Central Having grown up in New Jersey...
cost of youth hockey

The Cost of Youth Hockey: Is It Worth It?

A hockey dad tells why the cost of youth hockey means nothing to him By Brett Johnson One of my friends recently asked me about the...
work ethic hockey player

Work Ethic and the Hockey Player

Work ethic is the one quality hockey players appreciate most in a teammate     By Matt Schoepflin Work ethic is one of those buzzwords we hear about...
Concussion 101

Concussion 101: What You Need to Know

Despite its seriousness, concussion is the one injury that athletes often try to hide   By Warren Tabachnick   Now that the hockey season is upon us, the...