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Officials’ Corner

By Mike Barrett, IL Referee-in-Chief/Supervisor of Officials   What a great game we all participate in! A game combining skill, speed, strength and smarts all come together for the purpose of skating, shooting and scoring. And we would all love it… Read More ›

The Car Ride Home

Leave it On the Ice – by Susan Caminiti  The silence was deafening. Driving home after a loss has never been a pleasant trip with either of my hockey-playing sons, but this particular defeat was brutal. Nicholas’s team had made… Read More ›

What Is Sled Hockey?

Sled (sledge as it’s referred to outside the US) hockey was invented at a Stockholm, Sweden rehabilitation center in the early 1960s by a group of Swedes who, despite their physical disability, wanted to continue playing hockey. Sled hockey follows most… Read More ›