Growing the game at the grass roots level and hockey for our troops highlight a special edition of The Original Internet Hockey Show called Crossing Borders.
Host Denis J. Puska has a feature on Amarillo Youth Hockey from the Amarillo Civic Center and how they use Try Hockey For Free Day as a great way to grow their numbers. Austin Sutter of Amarillo Youth Hockey is on the show to talk about how their organization uses the USA Hockey initiative that is part of Hockey Weekend Across America.
John Paris, Jr coaches the Omaha Under 18 program and was one of the first black coaches at the amateur and professional level. Paris, Jr talks about life lessons he passes along to the players and preparing them for the next level.
A Fort Wayne Indiana native serving in Afghanistan has started the Kandahar Hockey League. Staff Sergeant Rocco Fiato is on Crossing Borders from Kandahar to talk about the KHL, and how it helps the troops with moral.
Crossing Borders is a special edition of Puska on Pucks, The Original Internet Hockey Show. Now concluding its fourth year, Puska on Pucks has over 105,000 listens and has become the go-to-source for news and information on the sport.