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Youth Hockey- Insanity or Worthwhile?

I am starting to question my own sanity in regards to the level of intensity that is youth hockey here in Illinois. Now I cannot speak for other areas of North America in regards to how intense youth hockey is but for the top levels of play here in Illinois, its overwhelming at times. 604 more words


How Parents (and their lawyers) Are Killing Minor Hockey: Inside the madness that is driving kids, volunteers and referees out of Canada’s game

Kasey Dennis is a rarity among minor hockey parents, not because she loses her temper, but because she admits it. “It’s the adrenalin,” says Dennis, whose nine-year-old son, Evan, plays for the Winter Hawks, a minor atom AA team from Innisfil, Ont. 330 more words


Week 13: Entering the Postseason

As the Pens prepare for their last two games of the regular season this weekend (Saturday v. the Flyers and Sunday v. the Senators), things for the Youth Hockey department have been a bit slow as we are entering transition mode. 169 more words


Sylvan Lake, Alberta becomes ninth town to win title of Kraft Hockeyville

By Amy Lilek

Sylvan Lake, Alberta has been named Kraft Hockeyville 2014. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the winner during CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada… 148 more words

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Week 10: Final Puck Pals Game & New Projects

Tuesday’s Penguins game vs. Dallas marked the final game of the season that featured a Puck Pals intermission and high school player of the month recognition. 200 more words


Weeks 8 & 9: Wrapping Things Up

The past two weeks have given me a lot of work to do at the Pens. A few more games are in the books with just one Puck Pals game left on Tuesday, when we will also be doing the recognitions for Highmark High School Players of the Month for the month of February. 199 more words


Top 3 Rules of a Youth Sports Coach

As I turn the page on my first year as a youth sports coach, I’ve started to reflect on what I learned from this experience, which existing rules I want to keep and what new ones I should add to my repertoire. 246 more words

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