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Scott Sandelin on Values, Culture and Character

By Aaron Paitich, Minnesota Hockey 10/18/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The ‘please’ and ‘thank yous’ – the little things seem to be a little lost right now. Sometimes you have to remind your own kids about those little things. 

Teen Girls Bond Over Hockey and Hearing Loss

By Stephen Kerr, USA Hockey 10/18/2018, 12:00pm CDT

In 2017 they were both selected for the U.S. women’s deaf hockey team and were paired on the same line against Canada in the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships, supported by USA Hockey.

Teach Responsibility with Hockey Challenges

By Minnesota Hockey 10/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Developing responsibility isn’t easy though, and as any parent can attest, it certainly doesn’t happen overnight. 

Quick Tips to Prevent Bullying

By Minnesota Hockey 10/16/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Just because the player does not appear bothered by the treatment does not mean the behavior is acceptable.

Make This Season Your Best Yet

By Keith Ballard, Minnesota Hockey 10/15/2018, 12:00pm CDT

I want you have to have the best season you can with your parents. They are your cheerleaders, you chauffers and the ones who make playing hockey possible. 

Eight Nutrients for a Healthier Brain

By Laura Kunces, Ph.D., USA Hockey 10/15/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Although yogurt is probably the most recognized dietary source of probiotics, they are in a variety of foods, including kefir, raw sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi, kombucha, raw apple cider vinegar and traditional Greek olives.

Use Your Nerves to Fuel Performance

By Minnesota Hockey 10/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

“Just let go of some of the anxiety and think, I’m standing on a sheet of ice, with my buddies, playing a really, really fun game,” said Storm. “Enjoy it rather than stress about what’s going to happen later.”

Mental Strength Is Physical Strength

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 10/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The mental training aspect of hockey is just as important as the physical training aspect. You can’t have one without the other if you want to be your absolute best.

Seven Development Tips From Around the World

By Aaron Paitich, Minnesota Hockey 10/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

We’re going to give them the best age-appropriate training and environment that we can to let them thrive. We’re not going to train our 8-year-olds like they’re on the high school team. 

A New Way Forward in Concussion Culture

By Dave Pond, USA Hockey 10/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Even when you’re educated about concussions, athletes still want to put their team first. You’re still part of a culture that says to make sacrifices for the greater good.

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