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USA Hockey 8U Participation Surges to Record High

By blackhawksassociation | Jul 14, 2017 | Comments Off on USA Hockey 8U Participation Surges to Record High

5/07/2017, 5:30pm MDT By USA Hockey COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Hockey today announced a record 115,694 participants at the 8-and-Under level for the 2016-17 season, setting a new standard in the national governing body’s 80-year history. The total includes a record number of first-year 8U participants (52,076), a record number of returning 8U participants (63,618)…

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USA Hockey Announces Playing Rule Changes

By blackhawksassociation | Jul 7, 2017 | Comments Off on USA Hockey Announces Playing Rule Changes

MODIFICATIONS INCLUDE REMOVING ICING IN SHORTHANDED SITUATIONS At the 2017 USA Hockey Annual Congress, the USA Hockey Board of Directors passed a series of rule changes. USA Hockey’s Official Playing Rules are evaluated and have the opportunity to be modified every four years according their official rule change policy. A total of 60 youth hockey…

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Developing the never-quit mentality

By blackhawksassociation | Jun 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Developing the never-quit mentality

By Dave Pond There’s a YouTube video of 12-year-old Aybatyr Myrzabae competing with teammates in a tug-of-war competition that has racked up an incredible number of worldwide views. Although the competition was of importance to those involved, it’s Aybatyr’s never-give-up attitude that’s inspirational. Who wouldn’t want this kid on their team? How can we as parents and…

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Skatezone to Host Columbus Day Showdown

By blackhawksassociation | Jun 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Skatezone to Host Columbus Day Showdown

Don’t miss out on the Columbus Day Discovery Showdown Ice Hockey Tournament at the Palm Beach Skate Zone October 6th-8th. Veteran tournament director Jeff Ning will be running the show ! Please contact him for more details at play@bluelinehockeytournaments.com  

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