FROM BEHIND THE BENCH – Giving Back by Joe Curry

Head coach Joe Curry was honoured at the 2017 Ontario Minor Hockey Association AGM this year when a player from his Norwood Hornets novice team wrote a grand prize winning essay. The topic: “My hockey coach teaches me…” Sheldon Bolton wrote, “My hockey coaches teaches me teamwork. This means we work together and support each […]

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Mike Snee of College Hockey Inc: The Value of Home Grown Talent

For Mike Snee, the Executive Director of College Hockey Inc., academic success in post secondary hockey institutions starts much earlier than you might think, and it doesn’t actually happen for the reasons we might assume. What am I talking about? Well, first let’s agree on one thing – the state of college hockey in the […]

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Tyler Kuntz: Life is Just Hockey in a Different Arena

Did you make your bed this morning? Why not? Is it because you were rushed this morning? Did you stay up too late? Were you unwinding watching TV or scrolling through your phone? Tyler Kuntz has been coaching elite hockey players since he stepped off the ice for the last time as a player. Actually, […]

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South Delta Minor Hockey Association is a community-based, non-profit organization that provides a complete minor hockey program. The association is made up of over 800 players, male and female, residing in Ladner & Tsawwassen, British Columbia. SDMHA is committed to the development of every player in the association, ensuring the development of individual skills, team […]

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From Frantz Jean to You: Evaluating Goalies is Hard

Have you ever caught yourself staring intently while evaluating goalies during training camp or tryouts and thought to yourself “I have no idea what I’m doing?” Welcome to the club. A goaltender can be lights-out stand-on-his-head incredible one night and the second coming of Red Light Racicot the next. But we all know that if […]

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Craig Cunningham interview on Sportsnet 960

Craig Cunningham recently spoke with Sportsnet 960 host Ryan Pinder, in the lead up to the 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference. Cunningham spoke to the radio host about his incredible story that begins as he is a young boy growing up in Trail, BC who loses his father, to a spitfire who works as hard […]

Glen Gulutzan: Hockey Sense Overrides Positioning

“Try and contain the battle to one side.” After being responsible for the defensemen at UBC for the past year and learning more about what works and what doesn’t at that level, I can safely say that one of the toughest situations in a game to manage is forwards attacking our blue line with speed. […]

Jim Paek interview on Sportsnet 960

Jim Paek has some impressive titles under his belt. He is a two time Stanley Cup winner, the first Korean-born athlete to play in the NHL, and is currently the head coach of the South Korean national men’s hockey team. He recently spoke with Sportsnet 960 host Ryan Pinder before boarding a flight to Vancouver […]

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2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference Highlights

A couple of weeks has passed since our 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference, and we’re still recovering from the excitement and adrenaline it takes to pull off an event like this. But the feedback we’ve received from both delegates and presenters has been overwhelmingly positive, making all the hard work worth it. This year, our […]

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