A typical ADM practice ‘embraces the chaos’ while allowing kids to have fun and work on their individual skills.
It’s been a great ride over the last three years as USA Hockey staff...
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 13:17
The Next Wave Of American Goaltenders Are Big, But They Know They Have Big Shoes To Fill
Anthony Stolarz, John Gibson and Jon Gillies represent the next wave of young American goaltenders who may become future NHL stars. (Photos by Getty Images)
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 13:05
Olympians Bret Hedican and Kristi Yamaguchi celebrate London Olympics in the home of the USOC
Bret Hedican signs autographs at the 2012 Olympic Celebration in downtown Colorado Springs, Colo. (Justin Felisko/USA Hockey Magazine)
It's been six years since Bret Hedican laced up the skates and...
Monday, July 30, 2012 - 14:15
USA Hockey’s Block Grant Program Helps Those Who Do Great Things For The Game
The USA Hockey block grant program helps Affiliates and local associations to create new programs that help grow the game by taking away the cost barriers that may keep kids from trying hockey....
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 13:32
Great opportunity for recent college graduates pursuing hockey operations career
Released on Thursday, April 26 by USA Hockey:
The annual 10-month internship is intended for a recent college graduate interested in hockey operations as a career.
The internship has been established...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 11:55
As a proponent of the American Development Model, I was disappointed last summer when my area league failed to adopt the cross- or half-ice format for Mites.
Like any paradigm shift, there will be...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 15:46
The 2010-11 season was a year of unprecedented growth for youth hockey. For the first time ever, USA Hockey surpassed 105,000 members in the 8 & Under age category.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 17:04
The Big Bodies On The U.S. Blue Line Brought More Than Just Size To The World Juniors Party
John Merrill, right, was one of eight players on the 2012 U.S. National Junior Team over 6-foot-3.
As hockey has evolved over the course of the past decade, coaches have come to seek out...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 16:19
Budding Women’s Sled Hockey Program Slowly Building A Solid Foundation
At the ripe young age of 14, Kelsey DiClaudio is already considered a hockey veteran. In her six years on the ice, the Pittsburgh native has clocked countless miles on her fiberglass sled,...
Monday, January 23, 2012 - 16:24
A Mite-Sized Winter Classic A Huge Hit With New England Youth Teams
Mite hockey players from around New England were able to live out every Red Sox fan's dream of playing a game on the famous field at Fenway Park in Boston.
There is, of course, only one Winter...
Monday, January 23, 2012 - 15:13