Dear Youth Hockey: 5 Things You Need to ChangePermalink to

Dear Youth Hockey: 5 Things You Need to Change

How is everything going on your end? Not great? Yeah, I can see where you are coming from.  I spent the past season coaching in your world, and my goodness did I witness the craziness you have to deal with.  From what I can tell, you have a really tough job ahead of you… BUT […]

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5 Tips to Get Recruited: An Insider’s Look Into College Hockey RecruitingPermalink to

5 Tips to Get Recruited: An Insider’s Look Into College Hockey Recruiting

Here is the number one question I was asked as an Assistant Coach at Cornell: What are college coaches looking for when recruiting players? Most people give the simple, easy answer. It’s the 5 S’s:  Speed, Skill, Smarts, Size, and Spirit. Although true, these components of your talent only tell half the story of the […]

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Prodigy Hockey: How To Get More Puck Touches And Scoring ChancesPermalink to

Prodigy Hockey: How To Get More Puck Touches And Scoring Chances

This video highlights the following ways to make yourself more available to get the puck and create offense. Cross ice support to create 2 vs 1 situations Hitting a seam at the right time and speed Rolling off the wall on they cycle Middle lane drive Finding soft spots Beatings player off the wall Defensemen […]

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Prodigy Hockey: How To Shoot In Stride ProgressionPermalink to

Prodigy Hockey: How To Shoot In Stride Progression

How To Shoot In Stride Do you want to score more goals? Well then, it’s time to learn how to shoot in stride! To do so, I’ve outlined a progression for getting comfortable shooting the puck in stride, off of either foot. There are a number of ways to learn this technique but this method […]

Prodigy Hockey: How To Increase Hockey Awareness – Shoulder ChecksPermalink to

Prodigy Hockey: How To Increase Hockey Awareness – Shoulder Checks

In this video Brian Keane of Prodigy Hockey talks about being swivelled headed. Shoulder checking leads to better hockey sense helping players anticipation, on ice awareness and knowledge of their time and space. In the clip Johnny Gaudreau is seen checking his shoulder consistently all over the ice. This allows him to see where his opponents […]

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Prodigy Hockey – 3 Pieces of Detail That Will Increase Better Habits & Overall SuccessPermalink to

Prodigy Hockey – 3 Pieces of Detail That Will Increase Better Habits & Overall Success

We’re excited to welcome back Eddie Olcyzk Jr. to our site. Eddie is a former Pro player and currently coaching college hockey at Niagara University. Please feel free to comment below to ask Eddie any questions you may have regarding the details that lead to success on the ice.  Enter Eddie…… I believe the one […]

Prodigy Hockey – Creating Speed Behind The PuckPermalink to

Prodigy Hockey – Creating Speed Behind The Puck

In this Video Brian Keane from Prodigy Hockey highlights Columbus Blue Jackets speed behind the puck and shooting in stride. By driving forward and pushing the redwing players back Columbus opens space in the neutral zone to support the puck on the power play. For more from Brian Keane and Prodigy Hockey Checkout prodigy-hockey.com

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Prodigy Hockey – 5 Habits To Help You Score More GoalsPermalink to

Prodigy Hockey – 5 Habits To Help You Score More Goals

Scoring is an integral part of the game of hockey. Players that score are highly coveted at any level of play. So how do we give ourselves the best opportunity to score consistently? As a player at the Division One level I didn’t score many goals.  Since my playing days ended, I’ve studied the “art […]

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