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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...
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Coming Soon: An App for Hockey Scouts & More

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 in the...
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...
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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...
travel hockey

Travel Hockey: Is It Right for Your Child?

Should you sign your child up for travel hockey? Here’s what you need to know.   By Warren Tabachnick   Now that summer has come and gone it’s...
young hockey player

Inside the Mind of the Young Hockey Player

Coaches must remember that with the young hockey player, they should not be so upset when high expectations are not always met   By Rick Traugott   If you read...

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Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents

This article was written by John O’Sullivan and originally published on his blog at www.ChangingTheGameProject.com   Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents   Dear Mom &...
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...
Play Off Wing

Left or Right: Should You Play the Off Wing?

Play the off wing for a change of pace
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Umbrella Power Play System

This power-play drill is a slightly more advanced power-play system that is commonly used in higher levels of hockey.
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Are You Overestimating Your Child’s Abilities?

Avoid the trap of overestimating your child’s abilities     By Warren Tabachnick   Like most parents (especially of the hockey variety), you probably think your child is the...
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