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.
More Complaints Surface About Sportswear CompanyWCCO has learned about more complaints against Brooklyn Park company Breakaway Sportswear. The company sent over-sized jerseys to a youth hockey team in Wisconsin. The Stoughton Hockey team got the jerseys late, in the wrong color and they were big enough to fit an adult.
Bill Could Protect Coaching Jobs From Parental ComplaintsThe state hockey tournament means a little father-son bonding time between Conor and Ryan Lund. As a parent and a coach, he’s already seen how heated things can heated on and off the ice.
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.
Synthetic Ice Gives Hockey Players Year-Round RinkWith the boys state hockey tournament less than a week away, young athletes are looking for any opportunity to hone their skills on the ice.
Documentary Exposes NHL’s Culture Of Violence NHL enforcers have been bringing crowds to their feet for decades. But as the new documentary “The Last Gladiators” shows, there's more strategy behind these fights than meets the eye.
Kids Win On ‘Try Hockey For Free Day’While it may seem like it, not everyone in Minnesota is born with skates on their feet. On Saturday, 40 hockey clubs across the state, held an open skate for the smallest of skaters.
Local Hockey Mom Shares Details Of Sports Illustrated FeatureLocal free-lance journalist and hockey parent Karen Schneider of Minneapolis talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday
Hockey Dad Charged With Choking Son's CoachA St. Paul father has been charged after allegedly choking his son's youth hockey coach.
Minneapolis Youth Hockey Gets A Second WindThere's a growing resurgence in Minneapolis youth hockey.
USA Hockey Says No Checking For Kids Until BantamsU.S.A. Hockey has decided there will be no more checking in boys hockey games untill the Bantam level, which is for players 13 years and older.