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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Game Day Nutrition Guidelines

October 3, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

Parents can buy the perfect gear and give their child the best trainer to help their child excel at a sport, but one thing that always seems to get lost in the shuffle is proper nutrition: Sufficient breakfasts, lunches, pre-game and post-game snacks, and post-game meals are essential if you are serious about the sport you play.

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Game Day Nutrition Guidelines

October 3, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

Parents can buy the perfect gear and give their child the best trainer to help their child excel at a sport, but one thing that always seems to get lost in the shuffle is proper nutrition: Sufficient breakfasts, lunches, pre-game and post-game snacks, and post-game meals are essential if you are serious about the sport you play.

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4 Tips to Improve Your Accuracy

September 8, 2016 Hockey Blogs, Hockey Tips No Comments

A good player wants three things, power, accuracy, and a quick release. With these three elements you are a triple threat and should be able to beat the goalie quite a bit. Out of all three skills, I think accuracy is the most important because it requires a player to read the net well, choose […]

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How To Play Defense – Roles and Responsibilities

August 28, 2016 Defense, Hockey Blogs No Comments

In previous articles I’ve written about the roles of a winger, and the roles of a centerman. In this article I will be going into detail about the roles and responsibilities of the Defensemen. I’m going to start by making it VERY simple, and then we’ll go into a little more detail based on zones. […]

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How to Skate like Sidney Crosby

August 27, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

In my last article I shared some stickhandling drills used by the pro’s. In this post I wanted to share some great skating compilations that I feel will help you get an edge over your opponent (if you practice them) In hockey there are a lot of ways to skate. Your most common are the […]

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NHL Stickhandling Drills

July 26, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

Everyone wants better hands, and what better place to look for the best drills than the NHL. The problem is you can’t really call up Pavel Datsyuk or Patrick Kane and ask “Hey bud, what drills are you doing to improve?” (The 2nd problem is the best drills for a pro aren’t necessarily the best […]

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Connor McDavid Skating and Stickhandling Drills

July 26, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

When looking for drills, people often look to the pro’s. What is Crosby doing? What is Patrick Kane doing? But they ALREADY made it. Sure we might be able to get some tips or exciting drills, but the better question is, what did they do to make it to that level. In the two videos […]

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5 exercises to improve skating without ice

July 6, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

When you start playing hockey, almost anything you can do that is related to skating can improve your skills on the ice. A big issue for any hockey player is that ice time is either expensive, or hard to get, or both. So how can we improve skating, without actually skating? In this article I’ve […]

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Wayne Gretzky Thanks his Dad Walter – To all the Hockey Dads

June 13, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

With Father’s Day coming I wanted to share this video that some of you may have seen during the Stanley Cup Finals. The video features Wayne Gretzky’s voice and a lot of great father-son video clips. Part of why I love what I do is when I hear about a dad who uses my videos […]

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