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The Days of Summer: Play Hockey!

November 2, 2011 General No Comments

The days of summer: Play hockey!
By Joe Morales
Nov 6, 2001, 07:21

 

Soon the Stanley Cup finals will be well behind us and another hockey season will come to an end. In the Eastern U.S. and Canada, it was a tradition after the Stanley Cup playoffs to start putting the hockey equipment away into the attic or basement and begin to steer interests toward summer sports — if you weren’t signed up to go to a summer hockey camp. As hockey grew in popularity in the U.S., so did summer hockey programs, and soon clinics, camps and leagues were offered, providing year-round hockey for the “diehards.”

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Careers in the NHL: Angela Gorgone

November 1, 2011 General 1 Comment

Careers in the NHL: Angela Gorgone
By Bob Cunningham
Nov 6, 2000, 07:17

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Kitchen’s One-On-One Recipe

October 31, 2011 General 2 Comments

Kitchen’s one-on-one recipe
By Fred Pletsch
Nov 6, 2001, 07:00

 

Mike Kitchen. ©BBS

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Tools You Need to Succeed

October 29, 2011 General No Comments

Tools you need to succeed
By Mitch Korn
Nov 6, 2001, 06:55

 

Parents may panic when they hear their child announce “I want to be a goalie,” even though goaltender is one of the greatest positions in sports. So before you give your loved ones a heart attack by “donning the pads,” there are a lot of things you should work on in order to ensure your enjoyment and success between the pipes.

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Power in Transition

October 28, 2011 General No Comments

Power in transition
By Robby Glantz
Nov 6, 2001, 06:52

 

Stephane Richer. ©BBS

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Recent Books and Videos

October 26, 2011 General No Comments

Recent books and videos
By HP Staff
Nov 5, 2001, 20:18

 

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Evolution in Net

October 25, 2011 General No Comments

Evolution in net
By Mitch Korn
Nov 5, 2001, 20:13

 

While the phrase “You’ve come a long way, baby” was not coined about goaltenders, it certainly does apply when you look at what’s happened over the last 25 years.

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Three Common Mistakes

October 24, 2011 General No Comments

Three common mistakes
By Robby Glantz
Nov 5, 2001, 20:09

 

Summer is a season for learning, both for aspiring players and their teachers. My instructors and I have zeroed in on the three most common mistakes our students made with respect to their overall skating techniques while attending our camps. They were: not maintaining enough knee bend; using two hands on the stick too often; and poor edge-control.

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Protecting a Lead

October 23, 2011 General No Comments

Protecting a lead
By Fred Pletsch
Nov 5, 2001, 20:07

 

The leading team should be the smart team in hockey and, when it comes to protecting a one-goal advantage in the last 10 minutes, Jacques Martin has a checklist of priorities to make your team play with the intelligence of “Club Mensa.”

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Skating skills to look for

October 21, 2011 General No Comments

Skating skills to look for
By 1994
Nov 5, 2001, 20:01

 

From time to time we like to discuss the skating strengths of current NHL players. We do this to give you a different perspective while watching these players perform, one that will help you improve your own skating by better understanding what makes these players move so fluidly on the ice. With the NHL playoffs currently underway, this is an excellent time to discuss the skating skills of some of the participants.

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