Hockey "Myths" Debunked

Ice Hockey isn’t for Girls! In 2014-2015 USA Hockey had more than 50,000 registered female skaters playing ice hockey. * Female and Adult Hockey are the 2 fastest growing ice hockey groups.

You have to practice at 6:00 AM or in the wee hours of the morning. The only teams practicing early in the morning are a very select number of high schools. Youth practices are scheduled weekday evenings.

Our skater will get a concussion! Concussions account for about 25% of the *total injuries for females in ice hockey. See comparison to other sports below. “Reported Injuries”

FEMALE SPORTS: *Concussion Rate % of Injuries per Sport* “Reported”

Soccer 33%
Lacrosse 31%
Hockey 25%
Basketball 21%
Softball 16.3%
Field Hockey 22%
Cheerleading 11.5%
Volleyball 8.6%
Gymnastics 7%

Ice Hockey Is Extremely Expensive! Ice hockey is a relatively expensive sport; however, it ranks below a lot of other sports on a competitive level. Compare it to competitive Swim, Soccer, and Gymnastics. Brewer Youth Hockey offers rental gear for young players starting out, and has a financial assistance program.

Where do I go from here? Contact BREWER YOUTH HOCKEY. There are ice hockey opportunities for females in:

Learn To Skate & Play Ice Hockey
Girls Inferno Hockey Org.
Co-Ed Middle School Teams
Travel Teams
Co-Ed Youth Teams
CO-OP High School
High School
Adult Learn to Skate & Play and adult Co-Ed Leagues.

Contact George @ with any questions!