Don't Feel Sorry for Minor Hockey Parents

Posted By: Mike Toth · 1/28/2015 8:00:00 AM

There are a bunch of stories I'm sick to death of.
"Deflate-Gate".....Let's be honest; Tom Brady could have thrown a dead fish and still clobbered the Colts.
"Rogers vs. Paul Beeston".....It's finally been resolved but both sides looked bad; Rogers for their clumsy attempts to backstab "The Beest"; and Beeston for desperately hanging on to his president's gig even though his legacy has long been cemented.
Then you had this week's outcry that minor hockey is destined to drive every parent to the poorhouse. A proposal in the Toronto budget calls for a hike of over seven per cent for minor hockey teams to rent ice in the city, with most of the cost picked up by hockey mom's and dad's. Mayor John Tory has heard from critics of the plan and now says city council will debate the issue.
I've got two little lads in ...