“Hockey Player’s Bible” a must-read for youth players

By @StefanKubus –

If there’s one thing a young hockey player should carry with them to the rink or keep in their wallet, it’s this.

Former Stanley Cup-winning head coach and GM of the Detroit Red Wings Jimmy Skinner laid forth 17 rules for hockey players to follow in a list titled “A Hockey Player’s Bible.”

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Reddit user /u/ClumsyOne received the guide on a laminated card for his 12th birthday as a gift from his father. The card even featured a personalized note on the back from Skinner.

The note reads,


from Jim Skinner

Tips to remember when you are on the ice:

Be aggressive

Skate hard

Put out at all times

Be fair.”

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