Unboxing Snipers Edge Hockey Products

We have unboxed some products from Snipers Edge Hockey this weekend. Like our Facebook page to see future live videos. We are in the middle of the review of the products and we will post something next week. In the meantime, please post any questions or comments if you’ve wanted …

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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January 25, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

As a coach and player I see this scenario all too often. A player gets a clean break, one on one with the goalie. They look down at their stick and shoot, or completely freeze up and then get too close to the goalie to do anything and jam the puck right into his pads […]

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How to Install a backyard rink Liner and Fill It

January 12, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

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The Soft Touch Stickhandling Drill

January 8, 2016 Hockey Blogs No Comments

Last year I started a series on stickhandling drills. This is the first skill that I recommend any hockey player learns when it comes to stickhandling. It’s a simple movement, but is quite difficult for new players to perform quickly. Learning to do this at a decent speed will teach many things. What we’re learning […]

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Crash Course for fitting Hockey Equipment

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Progression Drills for Hockey Practice

December 13, 2015 Hockey Blogs, Hockey Tips No Comments

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December is the Season for Puck Drops

December 8, 2015 Coaches No Comments

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December is the season for leaf fall, snow fall, and puck drops.

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Holiday Hockey Camp in Toronto with NHL shooting coach Tim Turk

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Black Friday Hockey Deals 2015

November 27, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

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