So I talked to some of the coaches and staff tonight.. they do a big hockey swap at the beginning of the season where everyone shows up with old gear and they have it marked and sell it garage sale style.. I was told we should be able to get almost everything they need! which is awesome! and as far as paying for it. they have scholarships and they said they do their best to help out the kids that want to play. and still not sure if they do a payment plan yet or not but if they do I would have no problem at all being able to afford letting him play! one way or another if he wants to play again next year I will make it work!