5 Ways To Get Noticed By College Hockey Recruiters

Want To get the attention of top college hockey coaches?

Want to get the attention of the top college hockey coaches like Jerry York? Use these tips…

Getting The Attention of College Hockey Recruiters: 5 Tips

According to NCAA regulations, college coaches are permitted to begin speaking with and recruiting young hockey players only after January 1 of their 10th-grade year. However, while coaches aren’t permitted to initiate contact with players until then – and aren’t allowed to speak about players publicly until after they’ve signed their Letter of Intent – hockey players are allowed to speak to coaches prior to the aforementioned timeframe, just so long as they are the ones that have initiated contact.

With that being said, just what can a young hockey player do to get the attention of recruiters – both on and off the ice – if college hockey is the path they want to take? Here’s a look:

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7 Things Hockey Moms Need on Hand

Things Every Hockey Mom Needs

Be Prepared For Every Situation With These 7 Items

7 Things Hockey Moms Need on Hand

From 6 a.m. Saturday morning practices to getting their kids to the rink in the snow, sleet and hail, hockey moms are superheroes to their kids in many ways. But being a hockey mom isn’t just all about making sure that their kids are at the rink on time and that they’re fed and ready to go for puck drop. No, being a hockey mom also means that you’ll have to tend to several hockey-related emergencies every now and then. The good news is that many of these emergencies can be planned for ahead of time. With that being said, however, here’s a look at 7 things all hockey moms should always have on hand.

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How To Rock The Trick Shot

Charlie Conway Performs ‘The Triple Deke’ in The Mighty Ducks (1992)

How To Rock The Trick Shot

Professional players make it look so easy to hit a trick shot on the ice, capable of going top shelf with just a flick of their wrists or sliding it between the pads before the goalie even knows where the puck has gone. While there’s no substitute for hard work when it comes to making a trick shot — pros may need to hit the vaunted 10,000 hours of practice mark to get a perfect shot into their muscle memory — there’s a few ways to work up your skillset so that you may be able to pull off a triple deke on your next breakaway.

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5 Secrets of Travel Hockey that All Parents Need to Know

5 Travel Hockey Tips for Parents

What’s Better Than Watching A Hockey Game?

5 Travel Hockey Secrets For Parents

Your child was developing well in the house hockey league, so much so that he was among the best at his position. Since hockey is his sport and he’s committed to getting better, it was only natural that the next step was trying him out for the local travel team. He made the team for the fall season and things are obviously different than playing house. Not only are his teammates and competition better players, but your son is on the ice three to four times a week as compared to once or twice in the house league. You’re traveling in the car for several hours to away games and you’ll be spending Thanksgiving night in the car to a weekend tournament out of state. Welcome to the life of a travel hockey parent.

Sound like you? Just as your son will be adjusting to the travel hockey game, you’ll also need to adjust to it as well. But don’t fret – there’s a big payoff. Not only will you see your young hockey player improve by leaps and bounds thanks to better coaching, more practice and games and playing against better competition, but you’ll also likely make some great parent friends along the way. With that being said, here’s a look at 5 secrets that all new travel hockey parents need to know:

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