Youth Hockey Exploding In Popularity Across MinnesotaParticipation at the youngest level -- age 8-and-under -- has surged in the last three years. And this year, Minnesota set a new record, surpassing more than 17,000 kids age 8-and-under for the first time ever.
To Stay Or To Go: The Choice Facing Minnesota's Best High School Hockey PlayersMinnesota's preeminent sporting event – the boys hockey tournament – gets started with sectionals next week. But nearly two dozen of the state's best players won't be playing in it, choosing to leave high school early for what they believe are better leagues. Others say they’re better off staying.
Minnesota Participates In 4th Annual 'Try Hockey For Free Day'It's a big day of hockey around the state. For the fourth year, Minnesota Hockey is participating in Try Hockey For Free Day. The event is designed to welcome kids ages 4 to 9 to lace up the skates and give hockey a try.
Minn. Hockey Partners With Chevy Dealers Minnesota Hockey is teaming up with Select Heartland Chevy Dealers of Minnesota. The partnership was announced Tuesday.
Kids Can Try Hockey For Free In Minn. SaturdayKids across Minnesota can see what hockey is all about at Try Hockey For Free Day on Saturday. Seventy-three events are scheduled at rinks around the state. The events are aimed at welcoming boys and girls, ages 4 to 9, to come to a local rink and try youth hockey free of charge.
Coaches Say New Rules Make MN Youth Hockey Safer Minnesota hockey coaches and officials say temporary rules adopted to make the youth game safer do more good than harm and should be made permanent.
Esme’s Blog: The Uphill Climb To Change Hockey CultureThis weekend the family of Jack Jablonski announced a "grass roots" effort to change the game of hockey to make it safer.