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THINKING ABOUT A SUMMER HOCKEY CAMP for your young athlete? Take my advice, look at everything the camp entails, from drills to ice time to how coaches interact with kids. We didn't, and we learned...
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 13:50
Parents
RAISE YOUR HAND if you thought the expansion Vegas Golden Knights would rank among the top teams in the NHL this season. I'm guessing few folks outside of Las Vegas have their arms airborne. Not only...
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 16:06
Parents
Just like players, hockey parents must earn their stripes-lugging around equipment, enduring early ice times and sacrificing holidays for the sake of driving to and from tournaments. And just like...
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:37
Parents
Everyone knows The Beatles were one of the greatest and most influential bands of all time. But "The Fab Four" would likely have been just four blokes from Liverpool had it not been for a couple key...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:05
Parents
I can't help but feel we hockey parents tend to have it worse than others. How are we supposed to keep our kids safe as they try to learn such a difficult sport like hockey? We never want to see them...
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 14:01
When we first started out as hockey parents, a coach told us, "Nothing about hockey is convenient." Honestly, becoming a hockey parent for the first time, is like the first time you purchase a...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:38
Parents
In the early stages of a child's youth hockey career, there are two areas every hockey parent should take into consideration; punctuality and selflessness in practices and in games. When my children...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 15:06
Parents
"To be great is to be misunderstood." Ralph Waldo Emerson coined that phrase in his seminal work, Self Reliance. He referenced some of the great thinkers, from Socrates to Galileo and Isaac Newton,...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 09:23
Parents
WHEN IT COMES TO ATHLETES-especially the ones who rise to the pinnacle of their respective sports-the game can be an around-the-clock endeavor. So, it only stands to reason in the minds of many that...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:10
Parents
It was a simple enough request. Could our Bantam boys swing by a nursing home during a tournament in Northern New York, to visit an avid hockey fan? The hockey aficionado with a long love affair with...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:29
Parents
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