Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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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....
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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...
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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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An App for Hockey Scouts & More

Coming soon: finally an app for hockey scouts, players, and their parentsBy Ed PalumboThe Story Behind Prospective Hockey Central Having grown up in New Jersey...
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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...
18 keys to your child's hockey success

18 Keys to Your Child’s Hockey Success

Follow these 18 keys to your child's hockey success to ensure they have a positive experience   As a parent of a young hockey player, you...

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The Power of a Good Hockey Coach

Never underestimate the value of a good hockey coach!    By Allyson Tufts  How do you measure the value of a good hockey coach? How can anyone...
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Anxiety & Depression in Athletes: Know the Signs

What parents and coaches must watch forBy Dr. Jordan Anderson, SkillShark
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The Best Exercises For Hockey Players

Hockey is a game of speed, quickness, agility, and endurance. You need these attributes in order to perform at a high level.
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Why Failure Is So Important in Hockey

The best hockey players are the ones that experience failure the most  By Matt Schoepflin   Failing sucks.While at times it may seem that no one else...