2016 Hockey Coaches Conference
Topic: What Comes First, Character or Leadership?
Presenter: Dallas Eakins
Dallas Eakins has gained plenty of recognition over the years for his contribution to the analytical side of the game. We’ve got standard stats such as goals and assists and we’ve got advanced stats like corsi and WOWY’s.
But for Coach Eakins, those statistics don’t amount to much if we’re overlooking two crucial aspects of the game.
Character and leadership.
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