My 5-year-old wants to quit hockey
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02-12-2012, 01:22 PM
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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When I was 3, 4, 5, 6 and so on, the leagues was very fun for me. In my city it was a bit different. Each line was based on age. The 1st line was the 3/4 year old kids. We would 2 minutes, then the buzzer would go. The 5/6 line would come on and they would play each other. Then the 6/7 line. And then start again.
It was fun, everyone was the same skill level on each line...if a 3 or 4 year old was exceptional, then he'd switch onto the older line to make it more fair. I loved it, and that's what kept me into hockey, still play now, 14/15 years later.
Same for me with the 2 minute shifts by age [though it was longer ago than you - mid 1970's to early 1980's].
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