A Powerful & Achievable Minor Hockey Attitude: Long Term People

“Our passion for the game drives our volunteers, coaches, players, and their families, one practice, one game, one season at a time.” James Duthie for the Ontario Minor Hockey Association At the college hockey level, the connection from student to adult is easy to draw. From college hockey player to the workforce, the skills required […]

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The Demystification of Momentum in Hockey

Featured Image credit: Chris Mast “As any athlete knows, momentum is the most unstoppable force in sports. The only way to stop it is if you get in your own way, start making stupid mistakes or stop believing in yourself.” – Rocco Mediate When a team has momentum, it means a team has things going […]

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Coldham Playoff Breakdowns | NCAA Frozen 4 Notre Dame vs Minnesota Duluth

Image courtesy of the Saint Paul Patch The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) defeated the University of Notre Dame (UND) 2-1 in this year’s Frozen Four Championship Game. Strategy & Tactics Both teams played a sound defensive game, defending the neutral zone and protecting the middle of the ice. Players on both teams demonstrated inside out […]

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How to Coach with the Distractions of Multiple Sport Athletes

There’s not a hockey coach in Canada who would argue that it’s disadvantageous for young athletes to play multiple sports during the summer. Goaltenders who also play baseball? They’re good with the glove. Defensemen who play soccer? They develop quick feet and learn how to defend with their skating. Forwards who play basketball? They learn […]

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The Regroup | Comparing the Predators & Jets’ Powerplays on Game 7 Eve

Welcome to an early advanced edition of next week’s Regroup. We couldn’t wait. It’s a big night in the NHL. Game 7. This year’s Stanley Cup playoffs have been nothing if not dramatic. You’ve got Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals finally slaying their white whale, or in this case, penguin – you’ve got the […]

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5 Tips for Preventing Injuries on the Ice

Accidents happen on the ice all the time that lead to injured hockey players. It’s a physically demanding sport where high impacts take a toll on a players’ bodies, even at the minor level. From collisions along the boards, getting hacked with a stick, hit by a puck or just falling, injuries on the ice […]

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