If I Were King: USA Hockey Would Ice Non-Sanctioned Recruiting

There is a dirty little secret being circulated regarding the prospect recruiting practices of many pay-to-play junior hockey teams from both sides of the sanctioned/non-sanctioned border.  Would it really be a big surprise to discover that USA Hockey youth coaches are benefiting financially to refer players to some of these teams? USA Hockey’s Youth Council … Continue reading If I Were King: USA Hockey Would Ice Non-Sanctioned Recruiting

The Five: Biggest Mistakes for College Hockey Prospects

First of all, nobody is perfect. As players start to make the transition from the youth and junior levels of play to college hockey, it’s very important to avoid mistakes that could easily cost any prospective student athlete an opportunity. How do you avoid making mistakes? How do you make sure you navigate through the … Continue reading The Five: Biggest Mistakes for College Hockey Prospects

If I Were King: All League Sites Would Share Minimal Operational Standards

You are excited about buying that sleek new car and have been stuffing the piggy bank to do so. The car dealer has built up the excitement after the test drive and you just can’t wait for the opportunity to open that bad boy up and see what he can do. After signing all the … Continue reading If I Were King: All League Sites Would Share Minimal Operational Standards