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This week's cover: January 22, 2015

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Developing a growth mindset in our athletes

 

By Josh Levine

Numerous studies of academic performance provide some interesting results for the hockey world. The implications of these studies could change the way you praise your players.

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Former Gophers come full circle in LPH Premier League

 

The Let’s Play Hockey Premier League (LPHPL) is kicking off its inaugural season this upcoming summer and it has attracted a lot of talented athletes in the 2002 and 2003 birth years. They will be getting a lot of passionate and knowledgeable coaches, including a trio that has Minnesota Golden Gopher hockey running through their veins. Mike Carman, a Gopher from 2006-10, Derek Peltier, a Gopher from 2004-08, and Joey Miller, a Gopher from 2008-12, are excited to share their passion and expertise with young athletes that are coming into unique opportunities to show their talents in elite formats such as the LPHPL, as they once did.

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St. Louis Park resists the urge to merge

 

By Alyssa Hollenback
Let’s Play Hockey

The landscape of Minnesota hockey is ever changing. Youth associations must make development a priority, especially in the wake of expanded choices for players: private training, hockey academies, etc. When youth associations are faced with declining numbers, merging with another local association is a common reaction. While in the short run this may seem like a decision that will keep a struggling association alive, in the long run, it does anything but that for some associations.

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This week's cover: January 15, 2015

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