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Checking - Middle School Hockey

My son played middle school hockey for the first time and they allowed checking. He is average size, but I was amazed how it changed the game. To those who say there is no hitting in the game anymore, go see it. I am not for goons who go out there and hurt kids, but it changed the game. The kids that were big and fast totally dominated by end of game.

I saw a kid get hit with head down and by the second game he was giving up the puck as fast as he could.

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Billy
My son played middle school hockey for the first time and they allowed checking. He is average size, but I was amazed how it changed the game. To those who say there is no hitting in the game anymore, go see it. I am not for goons who go out there and hurt kids, but it changed the game. The kids that were big and fast totally dominated by end of game.

I saw a kid get hit with head down and by the second game he was giving up the puck as fast as he could.

Quiet down! These idiots don't want to hear about that. Their squirt superstar is going to the NHL because the game doesn't change at all along the way.

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

Wait for it........Wait for it......

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

No more waitin' 'till the hittin' starts!

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

Anon
No more waitin\\\' \\\'till the hittin\\\' starts!
Ahhhhhhh! That's what I was waiting for !!!:smiley:

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

Billy
My son played middle school hockey for the first time and they allowed checking. He is average size, but I was amazed how it changed the game. To those who say there is no hitting in the game anymore, go see it. I am not for goons who go out there and hurt kids, but it changed the game. The kids that were big and fast totally dominated by end of game.

I saw a kid get hit with head down and by the second game he was giving up the puck as fast as he could.

Are you talking about a middle school league like Foxboro Sports center runs? My kid plays on a 7th grade team and I've seen less hitting than I see in his EHF games where they are allowed to get away with much more Any hits I have seen earned them penalties. Coaches should be teaching body position well before hitting starts

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

Hockey is a contact sport but the checking has been on a dramatic decline 20-25% at the highest levels of the sport in the last 20 years. At the youth, junior and college level even more. We eventually inherit footballs concussion issues.. Not many open ice hits and checking lines are nonexistent. Expect to see an even more European looking hockey game in the near future.

You waiting for hitting to start.. real hockey guys laugh at that one

#SmartyPants

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

Billy
My son played middle school hockey for the first time and they allowed checking. He is average size, but I was amazed how it changed the game. To those who say there is no hitting in the game anymore, go see it. I am not for goons who go out there and hurt kids, but it changed the game. The kids that were big and fast totally dominated by end of game.

I saw a kid get hit with head down and by the second game he was giving up the puck as fast as he could.

Kids that are big and fast have dominated since mites. Big and fast dominates in every sport at every level. Big without fast does not.

Re: Checking - Middle School Hockey

Anon
Billy
My son played middle school hockey for the first time and they allowed checking. He is average size, but I was amazed how it changed the game. To those who say there is no hitting in the game anymore, go see it. I am not for goons who go out there and hurt kids, but it changed the game. The kids that were big and fast totally dominated by end of game.

I saw a kid get hit with head down and by the second game he was giving up the puck as fast as he could.

Kids that are big and fast have dominated since mites. Big and fast dominates in every sport at every level. Big without fast does not.
Ahhhh...Finally someone gets it...