U9 makes sure that taking early strides in the game is a safe and positive experience, introducing newcomers to basic skills. Kids form friendships, develop self-confidence and experience personal achievement, all through fun and fair play.
(My son) had much more opportunity with the puck – to skate with the puck on his stick, shoot on the net… (it) made the ice times incredibly fun.”
– Christine G., hockey mom, on the benefits of half-ice hockey
U9 hockey is where the building blocks of the game are refined and reinforced. But the program plays an important role in the special bonds that last long past the end of the game, forging friendships and making memories that are the backbone of the hockey experience.