The WHL’s All-Time Winningest Coach Don Hay: D-Zone Drills

When you think about Kamloops Blazers Head Coach Don Hay, it’s impossible not to think about the grassroots development of junior hockey in this country. It’s also hard to believe that he actually spent time in the NHL with the Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, and Anaheim Ducks. Every coach in the hockey fraternity knows the […]

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Steve Smith & Carolina’s Penalty Kill | My Favourite Coaching Presentations

Our Coaches’ Conference is coming back to Toronto on July 20th & 21st this summer and it got me thinking about all my favourite presentations from the last seven years. There’s a few different ways to categorize these – inspirational, useful, most entertaining – but for me, my top three are going to be based […]

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Threatening the Net & Shot Volume on the Powerplay

One element of coaching that’s often lost in translation with our players is how badly we want more shots on net. It’s part of the reason the cross stat (shot attempts for vs shot attempts against when any given player is on the ice) has evolved into Fenwick (same stat, just unblocked shot attempts). As […]

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Pro Skills & Drills with Mats Lindgren – Passing Progressions

The Coaches Site and Mats Lindgren Elite Hockey is proud to present a new wave of on-ice drills you can use to deliver skill development in your practices today. Mats Lindgren is a former professional hockey player, a skilled forward who had stops with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, and Vancouver Canucks. Mats is […]

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