District 9 has posted the information and tryouts times for the Boys Spring High Performance programs. These programs are for players with 2008 or 2009 birth years. We have posted this information on the homepage of our website. Below is a link to the information from MN hockey on these programs and further below are docements with infomration on the District 9 tryouts, process, and schedule.
Link to information from MN Hockey on HP Spring Program:
Minnesota Hockey discusses the core of hockey: it's a game, meant to be fun.
USA Hockey gives some tips on being a first-time hockey parent.
Former NHL defenseman and United States National Team alumnus Brian Pothier comments on advantages and disadvantages of talent early in a player's development.
Zack Doyen, Director of Hockey for Orchard Lake United the first USA Hockey Model Association, discusses misconception in training 8U.
USA Hockey and the ADM talks about failing and the road to success. The article discusses coaching strategies and mindsets for parents.
Check out the article from USA Hockey and the American Development Model website on mental toughness and the importance of having fun.
From USA Hockey and their American Development Model, they discuss how your young skater will get the most out of practice and what's better, to praise or to scold.
WINNERS practice til they get it right...CHAMPIONS practice til they can't get it wrong!