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Parents, coaches and players need to remember that refs are people too
What is it about a hockey rink that can turn a rational individual into a raving lunatic at the drop of a hockey puck? Adults who lead sane and normal lives seem to undergo a “Jekyll and Hyde...
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:41
Cash Registers Ring As Pond Hockey Players Take Over Eagle River, Wis.
As the tiny hamlet of Eagle River sits under a blanket of ice, snow and frigid temperatures through the harsh Wisconsin winter months, locals hunker down and wait for warmer weather to bring...
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 15:43
Rinks Around The Country Open Doors To Allow Kids To Try Hockey For Free
From the time the sun peaked above the sandy dunes of Cape Cod until it set over the shores of Hawaii, more than 6,000 kids laced up a pair of skates, grabbed a stick and gave hockey a try. Some...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 15:13
Youth Hockey Is Busting At The Seams Thanks To Energetic And Passionate Hockey Director
There are two things you’re sure to find when you enter the front door of the Cool Sports Icearium rink in Knoxville, Tenn. One is the color orange of the hometown University of Tennessee...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 15:03
Nashville’s Own Blake Geoffrion Looks To Make His Mark On The Ice And In The Community
It’s a typical Tuesday night practice at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville. Some parents are half watching the action on the ice as they casually chat on the bleachers while others are in...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 14:40
Predators Strike A Chord With Local Fans As They Turn Nashville Into A Hockey Town
From a tiny stage near the front door of Tootsies Orchid Lounge, aspiring musicians sing for tourist tips as cigarette-stained photos of country music legends stare down from the walls, reminding...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 14:31
When It Comes To Radio Broadcasts, Rochester, N.Y., Crew Gets The Maksymum Out Of The Airwaves
It is 6:59 on a Monday night in late October. In less than a minute the sounds of youth hockey will fill the air as the “Maksymum Hockey Radio Show” powers up. Inside Studio B of radio...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 14:46
Mike Modano’s Impact On American Hockey Goes Well Beyond Setting The All-Time Points Mark
  In true storybook fashion, the reality of Mike Modano’s legacy was solidified by way of a short-handed breakaway goal that changed the record books of American hockey. On November 7,...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 14:36
How the weather outside can effect the hockey inside
On a humid night in October, a college hockey game between the University of Notre Dame and the University of Denver in northern Indiana featured an unexpected 22-minute delay. The arena was rapidly...
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 13:48
USHL Super Fan Is Loud And Proud Of His Beloved Waterloo Black Hawks
John Hondzinski arrives at Young Arena with his super-fan survival kit in two five-gallon buckets plastered with Waterloo Black Hawks stickers.  He’s a little behind schedule for the...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 17:00
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