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NHL Hockey: How Much Are a Child’s Hockey Dreams Worth?

By Jeff Hull On February - 17 - 2013

For any NHL fan, the stories of the trials every young player goes through to realize his dreams are the stuff of legend. T.V. commercials glamorize fitness sessions with teenage superstars, who conduct their dry-land training with the help of an army of personal trainers and the best technology sports science can offer.

But behind the hype and the images that are routinely beamed into hockey households across North America, there are literally thousands of individual stories of players and families whose dreams never came true.

An effort to demystify the modern NHL dream is the subject of a new and important book by Ken Campbell, a reporter and analyst for The Hockey News.

Ken's research contains some startling findings, which should be closely examined by every one of North America's hockey parents. 

Ken was gracious enough to speak with us about his findings, and the lessons they hold for all those who love the sport and the children who play it.


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