ROCK FOR HOCKEY NEWS AND ARTICLES

Rock for Hockey 2018-2019 Assistance Recipients Named

This was our fifth consecutive season awarding assistance to hockey players in our service area.  We received many applications from families that have true financial need in order to keep…

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THANKS, GRUNDY!

Rock for Hockey would like to thank Dave Coyne and the Grundy Senators for inviting us to their Opening Day on September 8th, 2018!  We were able to set up…

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Rock for Hockey 2018 Application for Assistance

Attached is the Official Application for the 2018 Rock for Hockey Financial Assistance Application. Rock for Hockey Award Application – v1 Some notable guidelines from our Application Process: *** DEADLINE EXTENDED…

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Bullying and Your Role as a Parent

Bullying and Your Role as a Parent

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Welcome to the NHL Gear Fanatic’s Online Paradise

Welcome to the NHL Gear Fanatic’s Online Paradise Hockey fans are always interested to know what sticks, gloves, helmets, pants, gloves, blockers, pads and masks NHL players are using. However,…

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Understanding and Dealing with Bullying

Understanding and Dealing with Bullying It is difficult to deal with any problem in a way that will make it permanently go away unless you understand why the problem exists…

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Thank You 4th Annual Golf Classic Sponsors!

A big Thank You to the Sponsors of our 4th Annual Rock for Hockey Golf Classic, which was held April 21st at Coatesville Country Club! Ameriprise Financial Services – Tom…

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Brandon Capaletti of Cisco Athletic Gets Into Importance of Hydration

The importance of hydration for good health and properly functioning body systems cannot be overstated, especially for the young athlete. According to researcher Dr. Susan Yeargin from the University of…

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Winning Tips To Beat Hockey Smell by AJ Lee of Pro Stock Hockey

Hockey is a sport that can be quite demanding on an athlete. With water accounting for about 73 percent of lean body mass, there is plenty of sweating done over…

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Movement Deficiencies Among Ice Hockey Players And How To Fix Them

Jake Biondi, NSCA-CSCS, USAW L1-SP weighs on correcting movement deficiencies. Ice hockey has evolved to the point where most athletes who participate in the sport are on the ice year…

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How to Break in Skates – As Told By Erin Wozniak of Pro Stock Hockey

Step into a pair of skates fresh off the factory line and you’ll feel like you just put on a pair of hiking boots. The tough leather of a pair…

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Hockey Words And Phrases That You Might Not Know

Christmas is over. You probably got a new stick or a cool jersey. Maybe Santa even brought you some tickets to go see your favorite team play their cross-town rivals.…

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What Does It Take To Be An Assistant Hockey Coach

Webster’s defines a coach as a person who teaches and trains an athlete. Strangely enough, there is no definition for assistant coach. While it is easy enough to conjure up…

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Wheeled Hockey Bag – Is It Worth?

I have overheard ice hockey coaches deride the emergence of the wheeled, roller style ice hockey gear bag.  Such comments are probably rooted in the belief that resistance to obstacles…

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Multisport Hockey Players

USA Hockey has a policy that encourages its members to participate in additional sports. They see a benefit to athletes participating and excelling at other endeavors. The mastery of skills…

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What to Do with Outgrown Hockey Equipment

Ever wonder what to do with your child’s outgrown ice hockey equipment? This is a dilemma faced by the parents of every growing child. Hockey gear may still have value,…

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Understanding The Power Rank

Most youth sports leagues report team standings, schedules and scores.  This is valuable information for determining the relative strength of the teams in your child’s sports league.  There are many…

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