25 Hockey Gift Ideas: Ways To Welcome Your Hockey Player

25 Hockey Gift Ideas: Ways To Welcome Your Hockey Player

July 26, 2017By billetbetter

The billets are coming, the billets are coming! Hockey teams are in the midst of assigning players to billet families. And people are just plain excited. We’ve been getting to know some terrific billet hosts around North America; many of them go out of their way to make the hockey players they’ll host feel right … Read More

Billet Family: Why You Should Be One

Billet Family: Why You Should Be One

July 19, 2017By billetbetter

  A billet family? You want us to do what? If you live in a hockey town, you might hear this question yourself — if you haven’t already. But even regular hockey fans might not know what it means to billet a hockey player. Billeting is a fancy way of saying “an out-of-town player who lives with a … Read More

Hockey Billeting: What Is It, Anyway?

Hockey Billeting: What Is It, Anyway?

July 16, 2017By billetbetter

Maybe you’re new to billeting. Maybe you’re just new to hockey. But when someone starts talking about “my billet player” or “would you consider billeting?” you’ve got questions. Here’s a primer. Billeting And The Hockey World Many sports (like American football or basketball) have a path from club and high school teams to college and pro leagues. … Read More

Stop Billet Problems Before They Get Messy

Stop Billet Problems Before They Get Messy

July 15, 2017By billetbetter

A common question I get about solving billet problems is this: How can you possibly create billeting rules that apply to everyone? The answer is simple. We don’t. The challenge of billeting is that everyone has different habits and “norms” at home. Instead of suggesting everyone billet a player the same way, Billet Better documents … Read More