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When looking for a skating/hockey program for your child, there are some important things to consider regarding what they’ll be learning.

While actually playing hockey is the ultimate goal, the best way to start is NOT to send kids out on the ice with equipment, hockey sticks, pucks and nets and have them flail around until they...

07/18/2016 - 11:34
Tony DeFazio
Pens forward Craig Adams chats with KidSports

KSM: What other sports did you play besides hockey?
Craig:
Soccer, rugby… all the sports in school pretty much.

11/28/2011 - 20:08
Tony DeFazio
500 kids can win tickets to Pens’ pre-Season game

Kids ages 5-12 can now register for the coolest club in town – the T.G.I. Friday’s Penguins Kids Club!

08/01/2011 - 14:19
PSR Staff
Pens Foundation, UPMC Sports Medicine to Host Informational Seminar on Youth Hockey Concussions Tuesday, May 31 at CCAC Boyce Campus

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and UPMC Sports Medicine will host an informational seminar regarding youth hockey concussions and the baseline testing process on Tuesday, May 31 at 7 p.m.

05/26/2011 - 15:08
PSR Staff
Hockey requires players to stop and change directions instantaneously. While skating forward, there are two main hockey stops players can use to bring themselves to a halt.

The QUICK TURN is not technically a stop, but a way to change direction. First, the skater must glide into the approach.

02/12/2011 - 12:24
PSR Staff
Defensemen in hockey often skate backwards in order to keep the play in front of them. Thus, it is important that the defenseman is able to stop and change directions the moment opposing player change theirs.

One stop is known as the backward 1-foot stop and T-push.

01/06/2011 - 11:27
PSR Staff
When looking for a skating/hockey program for your child, there are some important things to consider regarding what they’ll be learning.

While actually playing hockey is the ultimate goal, the best way to start is NOT to send kids out on the ice with equipment, hockey sticks, pucks and nets and have them flail around until they...

12/20/2010 - 12:27
Tony DeFazio
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