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Rep tryouts: How do you make a rep hockey team?

Rep hockey tryouts started last night.

So I am going to repeat a lightly edited version of what is easily the most popular post I have ever written: the FAQ on rep hockey try outs. 3,134 more words

Family Life

Confessions Of A Junior Hockey Coach – Over Expansion Is Hurting The Game

By The Junior Hockey News

Perhaps today is the day, the hockey gods will either smile or frown upon me for expressing this opinion.  As the young people say, “it is what it is” and I think my opinion is shared by more people than it will not be. 753 more words

Illinois Hockey

The Effects Of Over Expansion And Over Saturation Of Junior Hockey

By Joseph Kolodziej, The Junior Hockey News

Junior hockey is a business.  Some players and parents do not think about this, but in the end it is a business and no owners or leagues like to have financial losses at the end of the year. 572 more words

Junior Hockey

On achieving a pointless accomplishment II...

Over the course of the 2013-14 AJHL season I set, and achieved, the goal of attending a game in every team’s home building.  Not because I love any specific team (although I’ve adopted the Sherwood Park Crusaders), not because I knew anyone playing in the league (although I’ve adopted a Cru defenseman as a favorite player), and not because I can’t afford to go to more prestigious hockey games (tier 1 fan).   903 more words

Something In Review

Canada beats Denmark 7-2 in U18 exhibition

LAPPEENRANTA, Finland – Forward Brayden Point impressed head coach Kevin Dineen for the second straight exhibition game as Canada’s under-18 hockey team defeated Denmark 7-2 on Monday. 283 more words


Mark Osiecki named head coach of 2015 U.S. National Junior Team

Mark Osiecki has been named head coach of the U.S. National Junior Team for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, USA Hockey announced today. The former Ohio State head coach has been an assistant on each of the last three medal-winning U.S. 1,692 more words


Val-d'Or's Anthony Mantha named QMJHL MVP

MONTREAL – Val-d’Or’s Anthony Mantha powered his way into Quebec Major Junior Hockey League lore.

Mantha was named the league’s most valuable player at the Golden Puck Awards on Wednesday night, taking home the Michel Briere Trophy after scoring 57 goals in as many games this season. 914 more words