| |This section is designed to help you find information about minor hockey regardless of your role. This information was researched by and gathered from a team of Subject Matter Experts and by using
resources such as books, publications from associations and the internet. All of this valuable information was sifted through and packaged by Kevin V. Huhn
, the visionary of this site and his Source Team
to present a comprehensive, easy to follow format.
There are 13 categories:
The focus of The Hockey Source "Well Said!" newsletter is the betterment of minor hockey everywhere. Each issue will feature a story of the month, the inspirational corner, insights from our Subject Matter Experts, Did You Know? facts and a Face-Off section where a hot topic will be discussed. Sign-up to receive the Well Said! newsletter.
This section is the repository for the basics of hockey and any type of information that is not categorized elsewhere. It contains the Structure of Hockey and the Rules that surround it
Tips & How To's
Sometimes people have suggestions for making hockey life easier and better. This is where we post hints and pointers on any subject from nutrition to coaching to stick taping. It is a "hands-on" section of ideas and guidelines that you can put to use immediately.
Did You Know?
Tidbits of information can often be fascinating and enlightening. This section reports facts on various subjects such as the human body, nutrition and hockey in general. This type of information can often put a picture into perspective and help understand how the various topics relate to one another.
This is a handy reference section allowing you to quickly find meanings to unfamiliar hockey words.
Health and Wellness
Taking care of your body AND your mind is important for your success whether you play, teach or manage hockey. This section has 4 categories to help you be in the best shape you can be - Mental Preparation - Nutrition - Conditioning - Injury & Recovery .
Administration and Operations
Hockey has a business side to it and in this section, you will learn about the various roles, tasks and rules needed to run effective hockey teams. There are 6 roles discussed in detail - Management - Coaches - Trainers - Scouts & Recruiting - Officials - Agents .
Players and Goalies
In minor hockey, players will go through periods of growth and maturity that will differ for each age group. Different topics are addressed for the different ages. This section outlines the Skills - Tactics - Equipment and Behavior that applies to the various age groups as well as the differences between players and goalies as applicable.
Parents play a major role in minor hockey. The purpose of this page is for parents to help other parents. Every month, we will post a question asked by a parent and provide suggestions from other parents. Our focus is to provide a resource to parents from the experts - those parents who have lived through the hockey experience.
Frequently The Hockey Source will interview one of its Subject Matter Experts and ask them to share insights from their profession as it relates to minor hockey.
The Hockey Source looks at tournaments both from the inside view (those participating in the tournament) and the outside view (those organizing the tournament.) This section also serves the purpose of listing current and upcoming tournaments and the associated links.
Frequently Asked Questions will be posted on this page under their appropriate topic title. There is also an opportunity for you to submit a question that you would like to see posted on the website.
All and any links which appear on The Hockey Source website will also be listed on this page to provide an easy to find resource page. Our goal is to enhance your surfing experience and help you find the information you seek.
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