2016 Hockey Coaches Conference
Podcast | Mike Gillis & the Search for Knowledge & Excellence in HockeyMay 24, 2019
Mike Gillis is a former player agent, lawyer, and most importantly around these parts, General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks, but it's what he's learned in his time away from the game that we're interested in these days. Mr. Gillis has spent the past few years touring sports performance powerhouses all over the globe - Switzerland, Spain, here on North ...
Summer Skills Series: How to Skate Like Jack EichelMay 23, 2019
There are things hockey superstars like Jack Eichel do that you have probably never heard of before, but you've definitely seen. At Train 2.0 we aim to give names to the things that NHL'ers use so they're easy to identify and teach to your players. We call these things Magic Mechanics. These are the movements (mechanics) that allow NHL'ers to ...
Becanic: The Important Details of Defending a 5on6 AssaultMay 22, 2019
In the first two rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs there were a total of 70 games played. In 39 of those games, the team trailing pulled their G in favour of the extra attacker late in the 3rd. There has been much discussion and debate over how passive the defending teams appear to be. But that couldn’t be any ...