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May2013
The minor hockey landscape is slowly changing across the province of BC. With the introduction of private sports academies, young players and their families have more options when it comes to choosing the right path for their development. While several schools have offered a hockey skills academy as an elective option, ... Read More

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May2013

01

Mar2013
The story has been described as a “rags to riches.” The UBC women’s hockey team won just one game in their 24-game season last year scoring a mere total of 22 goals collectively.  Well, since Head Coach Graham Thomas has stepped behind the bench, the Thunderbirds have finally started to soar. ... Read More

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Feb2013
Andy Boron is a writer covering the Buffalo Sabres on the website diebytheblade.com. Andy joins the Coaches Site to give insight from his point of view into the Sabres' firing of coach Lindy Ruff. Andy shares his views on why Ruff was fired and why management made the move less ... Read More

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Feb2013
Since coming into the Head Coaching position with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BCHL, Scott Robinson has found his way back to his roots. After varying coaching stints in the NAHL and KIJHL, the Salmon Arm native made his way back to Silverback nation after General Manager Troy Mick ... Read More

03

Feb2013
Cary Eades, head coach of the Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL, is in his second stint in the league. He previously coached in Dubuque in the early 90's before heading to North Dakota to the NCAA level. He talks about the differences between coaching at the NCAA level as opposed ... Read More

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Jan2013
Mark Holick holds quite an impressive hockey resumé, and his latest coaching venture has taken him to Prince George to manage the Cougar bench. Holick is coming off of a bit of a hiatus from coaching after the Anaheim Ducks affiliate Cyracuse Crunch (now affiliated with Tampa Bay) moved to ... Read More

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Jan2013
In his fifth season as Head Coach of the Alaska Nanooks of the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey League, Dallas Ferguson has been making the right strides in developing a great hockey program up North. Coming back to his alma mater at the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he served ... Read More

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Jan2013
Ben Cooper has been an assistant coach for the Victoria Royals for the past two years. His path behind the bench began as a video coach for several organizations including the Toronto Marlies and Hockey Canada. One of his career highlights was being part of the coaching staff for the ... Read More

23

Jan2013
Dean Evason is enjoying his first season in the AHL as Head Coach of the Milwaukee Admirals. The former defensive minded forward played 803 games in the NHL before embarking on a coaching career that began in the Western Hockey League with the Kamloops Blazers,Vancouver Giants and Calgary Hitmen. Prior ... Read More

19

Jan2013
With 16 years of experience overall, now in his ninth season as Head Coach and General Manager, Dean Brockman’s career with the Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has been nothing short of impressive. The veteran Head Coach has found success at seemingly every stage of Junior “A” ... Read More

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Jan2013
Jason Guerriero met with Juan Ramos to discuss his start as assistant coach of the Holy Cross Crusaders. Guerriero is a former professional hockey player, turned coach. He has stints in the AHL and a few European leagues before returning to North America to join the NCAA Division 1 program. He explains ... Read More

11

Jan2013
At one point he was the Captain of the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs himself – one of the many steps in his playing career, before eventually getting selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1983 NHL entry draft. After getting in a severe car accident when he was 19, the ... Read More

11

Jan2013
Kyle Wallack has been coaching at the NCAA Division I level for 12 years. He talks about his path from being a college goaltender to his current job as an assistant coach at the University of Vermont. One of his career highlights came after getting hired at Yale University, ... Read More

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Dec2012
Clint Thornton is in his first year as Head Coach of the Vancouver North West Giants, the current top team in the BCMML and reigning champions of the league for the past four consecutive years. Thornton held three years experience as an Assistant Coach in the Major Midget League prior ... Read More

20

Dec2012
Bill Bestwick has been coaching in the BCHL since the late 80's. To have that kind of longevity in the league, Bill explains how he has had to adapt his coaching style as the game has evolved into what it is today. This summer, Bill took over the head coaching duties ... Read More