Preds Take Hockey Off The Ice And Into The Gyms

Saturday, 12.11.2010 / 12:22 PM CT / Community
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Preds Take Hockey Off The Ice And Into The Gyms
As the colder weather sets in the Nashville Predators Hockey Rules program presented by UnitedHealthcare wraps up its first half of school visits for the season. Since September, Hockey Rules has visited 17 schools, reaching over 1500 students across six middle-Tennessee counties.

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Hockey Rules, a free street hockey program for local elementary and middle school physical education classes introduces students to the basic fundamentals of hockey, educates students on the rules of the game and the importance of fitness through athletic participation. Conducted by the experienced staff of the Preds Youth Hockey Development Team each session begins with an introduction to the Preds organization, rules of the game, and equipment needed to play hockey. Students are then coached on the basics of hockey through stick handling and shooting drills. Finally, the clinics wrap up with a full scrimmage, including two fully dressed goalies!

Through grassroots street hockey programs like Hockey Rules the Nashville Predators are able to introduce the exciting sport of hockey to kids throughout the Greater Nashville area and shows kids that all you need is a pair sneakers to play hockey – no ice needed!

As schools get back in session after the holiday break, Hockey Rules will again be out visiting schools! To submit a request for Hockey Rules to stop at your Greater Nashville area elementary or middle school in the coming months, visit or call (615) 770-2152. is the official Web site of the Nashville Predators and are trademarks of the Nashville Predators.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Nashville Predators and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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