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5 hockey practice tips

Hockey Practice Tips: The Do’s & Don’ts

5 hockey practice tips that will help to quickly develop your skills     By Tim Turk, NHL skills coach     If you were to select a handful of...
being a goalie mom

Being a Goalie Mom: The Ups and Downs

  The many emotions the parent of a goalie must face as they watch their child in net
bullying in minor hockey

Bullying in Youth Hockey: How to Deal With It

Bullying has no place in the world, and definitely not in hockey. How to effectively deal with it.
power of hockey

The Power of Hockey: Never Underestimate It!

The power of hockey is about the years it gives a parent and child when everything else...
letter from a hockey player to his parents

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 &...
controlling your emotions

Hockey Parents: Controlling Your Emotions

For hockey parents, controlling your emotions is a must—for your child's sake   By Tim Turk   Controlling your emotions. For most of us, that’s easier said than...
youth hockey goalie

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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letter from a hockey player to his parents

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.
overestimating your child’s abilities

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...