Proof that small ice hockey is better for kids, News (Whitchurch Stouffville Minor Hockey Association)

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Proof that small ice hockey is better for kids
Submitted By Charlene Mason on Saturday, February 18, 2017
For the last few years, a debate has raged in the hockey world. On one side you have hockey specialists that recommend that kids aged 8 and younger play on a smaller surface (often half-ice). On the other side of the debate are the hockey purists and parents who believe that half-ice hockey is not “real hockey”.For the advocates of a small ice surface for small kids, the main issue is proportion. A full ice surface is simply too big for younger kids.

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