GearGeek – NHL Equipment Database

GearGeek is the world’s first online NHL equipment database.See what every active NHL player is using on the ice right now – sticks, gloves, pants, skates and helmets. You can sort by brands, teams, positions, stat leaders and more.GearGeek is free to …

4 Corners – D vs. O

Drill:1. Place O in each corner with a puck2. D starts in front of net and skates toward one of the O3. When he stops and transitions, the O drives the net and they play 1 on 1 until a score, puck freeze or D clears the puck4. D then picks another O an…

What evaluators look for during try-outs

I’ve been asked a lot over the years what I look for in a player during evaluations.  After watching my son during various AA & AAA Ice try-outs, I’ve been thinking more about this topic and wanted to share a bit of what I look for and some ot…

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Improve Your Puck Feel with this Simple Drill

November 27, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

This week’s video is coming at you from the Toronto Maple Leafs practice facility, featuring the Buffalo Regals. I caught them warming up their hands before their game, and asked them if I could borrow them to help with a video concept I was working on. If you want a better feel for the puck […]

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How Profiling Affects Performance

November 25, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

On top of baking your skate, molding your skate, and doing everything you can to make your skate comfortable, skate blade profiling can greatly help your skating ability. There’s lots of options out there, enough to make your head spin. You can have a forward lean, reverse lean, centered lean, what degree you want the […]

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New Skate Prep: Why you Should Bake New Skates

November 23, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

Is there anything better than opening a brand new pair of skates? All you want to do is toss them on, and fly around your local rink. In reality, there’s a few steps you should really take before you throw your feet in those things and go to town. In this video, we’re going to […]

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Footbed/Insole Options to Reduce Foot Pain for Hockey Players

November 21, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

In the last video in this series, we looked at how baking your skate can improve the comfort, and really make your skate feel like “second skin”. If that hasn’t completely worked for you, because your skates are on the lower end and don’t have mold-able material, or something went wrong in the baking process, […]

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Two World Championships, ZERO Excuses

November 19, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

You may not be familiar with the name Graeme Murray, but I’m here to tell you his story. He has inspired me with his hard work, dedication, and love for hockey, and I’m hoping that his story can do the same for you. Graeme has been playing Sledge Hockey since he was 13 years old, […]

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Testing a new Easy Backyard Rink Kit

November 9, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

I’ve built a few backyard rinks in my time. One thing remains the same, when it’s time to build you need tools, you need a friend and you need at least a full afternoon to get everything laid out. The build typically involves planning, measuring, getting all your supplies in order and then carefully following […]

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Too OLD for hockey?!?!?

October 28, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

I get asked a lot “Am I too old for hockey” or “Is it too late to start?” I made this video to show that it’s never too late to start playing hockey, and that you can enjoy the game for your entire life. If you’re new to the game, and you’re looking to get […]

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Too OLD for hockey?!?!?

October 28, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

I get asked a lot “Am I too old for hockey” or “Is it too late to start?” I made this video to show that it’s never too late to start playing hockey, and that you can enjoy the game for your entire life. If you’re new to the game, and you’re looking to get […]

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Old Hockey Player Forgets About Scoring Stats

October 11, 2017 Coaches No Comments


By Eric Miller

A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.”  Wayne Gretzky

Some scoring statistics are best forgotten.

You’re not a hockey player until you’ve scored on yourself a saying goes, quoted by an anonymous player too embarrassed to admit doing it.  In hockey we score on opponents—not on one’s own team.  Gretzky prophesied that great hockey players don’t play where the puck is but where it will be.  That being said, I’m a great player behind my own goalie’s rear end. … Continue Reading

Working on Bad Angle Shots

September 22, 2017 Hockey Blogs No Comments

We all know our sweet spot on the ice, and where we’re the most deadly. We try our hardest to find ourselves there during the game, but it’s never quite that easy. In this video, I show you how to make a small tweak to your off ice training in order to have a better […]

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