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Tournament Trials – The Loss – Part 7

So, after 5 games, the boys had won four and lost one. The last one. And we were in serious danger of missing the ferry. Worse, we still had a ceremony to get through. The boys lined up on the … Continue reading

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Inside the Change Room

Last post in the hockey blogathon… In Atom, for the first time, the moms are banned from being in the change rooms. Well, ‘banned’ may be too strong a word, so let’s say ‘discouraged’, instead. It’s partially because boys are … Continue reading

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8 Reasons Minor Hockey Remains Superior to the NHL

I still think that minor hockey remains vastly more entertaining than the NHL. Not only is it free (at least to sit in the stands), but as I mentioned in early posts – here and here – it’s just plain … Continue reading

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My Big Mistake – A Hockey Cautionary Tale

I’ve made plenty in my new life as a hockey-parent, but this one may be my biggest. I’ve signed up to be a volunteer for The Youngest’s hockey team. Now, please understand that I’m not going to actually go on the … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – Dodging the Last Bullet

I have a confession to make. It’s not something I’m proud of. Like eating the last cookie on a plate. Or paying money to see the Battleship movie. I managed to avoid volunteering for the last tourney. Hockey at this … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – Hockey

The Equipment It’s the first goalie camp of the year for the Youngest and I’m in a rush. I’ve spent the day talking to contractors, watching AC get installed into our house, and setting up more appointments to get quotes … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – Hockey

Hockey Season Starts Again Well, we’re just about to head off to our first hockey practice of the year. It’s H4, the last year when all this is still taken only kind-of seriously. Skates have been sharpened. The sweaty gear … Continue reading

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