I've been doing summer hockey since I started playing... it's a lot of fun. I find that only the hockey hardcore ever seem to sign up for it though, so the skill level often seems a little higher. IE: I would play between C and D in winter hockey now... but probably go D or even E in summer hockey.
It was a lot of fun when I was a kid. There's a full contact league out of Chesswood Arena in Toronto... skill level ranges from AAA to house league amongst age brackets (young AAA players usually got bumped up, old house league players got bumped down), so you saw a bit of everything. I got to share the ice with some amazing hockey players there.
well i got some great news. it doesnt require surgery. it will cause me to miss only a week. maybe a couple treatments of theropy later on if it happens again. it was something to do with a ligament. like a stretched ligament or something. the doc. says that it is almost healed. it was minor. i am so happy i dont have to have surgery.
he also said that i could skate some, but not more than 30 min. and when i get done to ice it. and if it gets worse to come in right away. im really happy its not a torn ligament or something.
and i got some more good news. i got a phone call today from the coach of the team i tried out for. i got a spot on the team. i am so happy. but our first practice is tommorow. and i wont be able to practice until next friday. thats when i will be cleared from the doctor. it just depends how i feel on it and so on and so forth. i am so excited. this is the first real hockey team ive been on. its not just 5 people its an actual "league". but we all know each other mostly. the coach said,"ive seen you play pick up game hockey, and you have alot of intensity, you play hard, you skate hard, you are just somebody that i would want leading my team. but there are some down falls to you also, you take stupid penalties. blah, blah, blah, blah" the coach is a real nice man. i hope i can have some fun playing and maybe put some pucks in the back of the net.
Last edited by ILflyersfan12: 03-04-2010 at 10:50 PM.
well guys, got an update. my knee doesn't hurt as bad. it is not swollen anymore. i am going back to doc. later today to be re-evaluated.
he told me when i went the first time, that it was an injury that i had had for awhile and that i just didnt do anything about and it had almost healed because of the timing, when i went to the doctor about it. he might say still friday and he might push it back to like wednesday or something. i havent skated yet, because i dont want to risk hurting it even more.
went to the teams practice and watched, it was tempting not to go put on my gear and play. we got some new guys in there that none of us know, so it should be fun. and its a good sign i guess when we get people we dont know, we must be growin'! lol.