For the past six years, Peak Performance
Hockey has conducted the annual ratings for Twin City Youth
Ratings are completed in the early spring to help determine
and rate the players for the following season. These ratings
are used as a review of the players' skill set.
rating system allows Twin City Youth Hockey to get a quick,
unbiased opinion of their players," Peak Performance
co-owner Kevin Lizotte said.
These ratings, along with input from the prior seasons’
coaches and next seasons’
coaches, determine the team the player will play on.
of the raters are current and former high school or college
coaches. They know how to evaluate player skills," Lizotte
The ratings are broken down in two major categories: game
performance and individual skills.
Individual skills include: edges, stop,
start, turn & transition; forward skating (speed and
balance); backward skating (speed and balance); puck control
& passing; and shooting.
Hockey sense and position rating, and game performance
rating are keys under the game performance category.