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Road Trip! Tips for Out-of-Town Tournaments

By Steve Mann, Minnesota Hockey 12/13/2017, 12:00pm CST

If all has gone as planned, every player, parent and coach will return with positive feelings and a tighter bond as a team.

The History of Girls Hockey in Minnesota

By Minnesota Hockey 12/12/2017, 12:00pm CST

In 1918 approximately 30 women tried out for the first-ever University of Minnesota women’s hockey team

Nearly 300 young girls from across the state are expected to participate in Girls Hockey Weekend.

The Hockey Player's Diet

By Dana Green, LiveStrong 12/12/2017, 12:00pm CST

Before a tough workout, hockey players should eat meals rich in complex carbohydrates to make sure they have the glycogen stores to get through their workouts. 

Hawaii’s The Other Team Proves Hockey Has No Borders

By Greg Bates, USA Hockey 12/11/2017, 12:00pm CST

Laidback atmosphere extends to the ice rink for adult league players

“We promote having fun and socializing and I think that has a lot to do with clicking and being successful on the ice,” The Other Team captain John Emery said. “But even if we’re not, we’re still having fun, and it’s not the end of the world.”

Unwritten Rules of Hockey Parenting

By Minnesota Hockey 12/06/2017, 12:00pm CST

Nothing beats watching your son or daughter have the time of their life doing what they love – whether it’s hockey or something else. Enjoy every moment of watching them play, learn and have fun.

Ask the Official: What Constitutes a Boarding Penalty?

By Minnesota Hockey 12/05/2017, 12:00pm CST

The goal of USA Hockey is to promote a safe and positive playing environment for all participants while continuing to focus on skill development and enjoyment of the sport. 

Tips to Deter Bullying

By USA Hockey 12/04/2017, 12:00pm CST

Sometimes the player being bullied may be trying to ignore or avoid confrontation, so they do not complain or might even laugh it off.

Shorthanded Skill Plays Becoming the New Normal

By USA Hockey 12/01/2017, 12:00pm CST

That tactical shift at the highest level – foregoing icing while shorthanded and looking to make a play instead – is reflected in USA Hockey’s decision to no longer legalize icing by shorthanded teams at 14U and younger.

Characteristics of Coachable Kids

By Minnesota Hockey 11/30/2017, 12:00pm CST

A simple act such as giving a teammate a stick tap on the shin pads and a quick word of encouragement can have a huge impact on the entire team.

Top 10 Tips for New Ice Hockey Players

By RealBuzz 11/30/2017, 12:00pm CST

By improving your general strength, speed, balance, coordination, agility and explosiveness — for example by working out in the gym, doing running training or playing another sport — you will become a better ice hockey player.

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