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Canton Minor Hockey Philosophy

The primary purpose of Canton Minor Hockey is to contribute to the development of our youth through the game of hockey.  Canton Minor Hockey is committed to providing our young people the opportunity to have fun on the ice while learning the basic skills of ice-skating and how to play the game of hockey.  Our program is available to all interested youth regardless of socio/economic background.


As a team sport, hockey affirms the importance of commitment, self-discipline and sportsmanship among participants.  Our commitment is to assure that the young people who participate in Canton Minor Hockey will develop skills and values, which will bring lifelong benefits to them and to society.  Canton Minor Hockey seeks to promote the welfare of the greater Canton area by instructing the players to better themselves physically, morally and civically in an effort to make them better citizens and a positive benefit to their community.


Specific benefits participants of youth hockey receive include:

*Development of the skills necessary to play ice hockey

*Knowledge of the rules and strategies of the game

*Knowledge of conditioning techniques that affect short and long term health and performance

*Commitment to teamwork

*Enjoyment of a recreational activity