Why Cross-ice Hockey - Across The Great Divide

The solution to some of life’s greatest challenges can often be found in small packages. Looking to address such growing con­cerns as the development of younger players and the rising cost of ice time, USA Hockey is launching a pilot program to combine fun with fundamentals for kids while cutting costs for parents.

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What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent -- And What Makes A Great One

The vast majority of dads and moms that make rides home from games miserable for their children do so inadvertently. They aren’t stereotypical horrendous sports parents, the ones who scream at referees, loudly second-guess coaches or berate their children. They are well-intentioned folks who can’t help but initiate conversation about the contest before the sweat has dried on their child’s uniform.

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Howie Meeker shows how to properly size a hockey stick

Meet Lou DeLuca of Glacier Mighty Mites Hockey in Pompano Beach

Lou, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.
I grew up in Brooklyn and played all kinds of ball, you name it, in the streets and parks and one day in the eighth grade a classmate invited me to the side street where they play roller hockey after school every day so I got out my skates went down and was hooked. 

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Parents’ Guide to Buying Equipment

For a parent of a new hockey player, entry into the sport can be an intimidating experience. And that feeling can start long before the first goal or even first skate blade hits the ice.

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I Hope They Didn't Bring Apple Juice

There was about two minutes to play in the playoff game and I was anxiously pacing behind the bench, barking out whatever instructions seemed important at that very moment. 

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