A lot of discussions have taken place this season around the introduction of half/cross ice for our young hockey players.
Check out this great video
which gives adults the perspective of what an ice surface and big nets look like to an 8year old!
The pros of this new program are many: players receive 5X's more passes, take 6X's more shots, they are better able to focus, it helps teach better ice awareness and promotes the basics for hockey development while having fun!
And how can you argue with that - hockey is about FUN!