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Tournament Trials – Playoffs – Part 6

After 3 games, the boys should have been near catatonic exhaustion. I know I was. But no, they were full of excited energy. Hell, they’d just won 3 games in a row and were going to the finals. Top 4 … 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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2nd 5 Things I’m Doing Differently For Hockey This Year

As this is my 3rd year, I’m changing things up a bit, you know, trying to evolve into a superior hockey-parent. It’s not easy, but what’s life without a little challenge? So, the first 5 were yesterday. Let us continue… … 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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10 More Reasons Minor Hockey is Better Than the NHL

10 More Reasons Minor Hockey is better than the NHL 1) In the NHL, the goalie’s go-to move is the butterfly. It’s effective, efficient and so very boring. In minor hockey the go-to move looks like they’re falling on a … Continue reading

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