11 tips for your first beer league hockey game

11 tips for your first beer league hockey game

If you are just learning to play hockey as an adult, showing up to your first game can be really scary. So before you show up, here are some things you should know about your first beer league hockey game: 1. Everyone started at some point A great thing to remember...
Hockey rules: Handling the hockey puck with your hands

Hockey rules: Handling the hockey puck with your hands

Hockey is a game played with sticks, which means there are very few circumstances when you should be using your hands to touch the puck.  But what are the rules, and when *can* you touch the puck with your hands? USA Hockey Rule 618: Handling the puck with your hands...
How to find your hockey skate size

How to find your hockey skate size

If you are looking to play hockey for the very first time, you might think that your shoe size will be the same as your hockey skate size. But of course they couldn’t make it that easy — there are a few things to consider when looking at a hockey skate size...
#2 rule of beer league hockey

#2 rule of beer league hockey

There are not many rules of beer league hockey, but there are a few. The #1 rule of beer league hockey is: Don’t Be a Jerk. Everyone is here to have fun, make some friends, drink some beer, and maybe get some exercise. But the #2 rule of beer league hockey is...
Hockey rules: Broken hockey stick

Hockey rules: Broken hockey stick

A broken stick, or any broken equipment, can be a serious issue when playing hockey. Because of this, USA Hockey has specific rules related to what to do when your hockey stick breaks while you’re out on the ice: Rule 605. According to the rule, a broken stick...