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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The Rink Within the Rink – Using the Markings

November 16, 2015 Defense, Hockey Blogs No Comments

We’re breaking down some fundamental defensive strategies to help you play better hockey. These tips aren’t just for defensemen. Anyone who plays hockey should know how to play defense, because remember, when the other team has the puck, everyone is playing defense. Using the Markings Key Takeaways from the video The dots can be used […]

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Best Gifts for Hockey Players – 2015 Edition

November 10, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

Every year I make a new list with the best gifts for hockey players, this year I have a lot of new ideas for your hockey player! Check out the 2014 and 2013 editions for some more ideas and our best stocking stuffers for hockey players list. Every hockey player wants to play MORE hockey. […]

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“Automatic Learning” in Hockey Drills

November 6, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

This is a guest post from Jason from Training2point0 Hey How to Hockey Readers,   I wanted to share with How To Hockey followers the concept of “Automatic Learning”. Imagine doing a drill that makes it impossible for you to fail. Imagine a drill that doesn’t require any thinking or cues or demonstration. Imagine a […]

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Daniel Sedin Stickhandling Drills – Train like a Canuck

November 3, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

The Vancouver Canucks have recently started a new training section on their YouTube channel. Currently there are two stickhandling videos that I wanted to share with you. These stickhandling drills are pretty easy to do at home, and they are demonstrated by Daniel Sedin! NHL Stickhandling Drills Part 1 In this video the drills focus […]

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How To Clean Hockey Equipment

Cleaning and storing your hockey equipment is a big part of the game. Sure, how you play on the ice is important, but if you don’t clean your equipment or do SOMETHING to keep it from stinking after each skate you WILL stink. In order to keep you fresh on the ice, I’ve put together […]

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How to Pass the Puck – Hockey passing tips

October 24, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

We haven’t talked much about passing here on How To Hockey in the past, so I thought a mini series on passing would be a good topic to cover. In the videos below I cover how to give a pass, and how to get a pass. I pass on some simple tips that will make […]

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NHL Shot Breakdown with Lance Bouma

September 27, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

I had the chance to be on the ice with a couple NHL players this summer. I took the chance to record a lot of videos which I am slowly editing and will be releasing soon. A lot of the videos will be on TurksSnipers.com first, as I’m helping NHL shooting coach Tim Turk create […]

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Hockey Shot Target Review

August 30, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments

I’m a firm believer in having targets in the net when you’re practicing your shot. It doesn’t make sense to just shoot at an open net, if you’re working on your power you might as well have some targets in the net as well and improve your accuracy at the same time. It’s been proven […]

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RMU Head Coach @DerekSchooley Shares His Game Day Bench Card

August 24, 2015 General, Hockey Blogs No Comments

Now that the new season is rapidly approaching, I thought it was a good time to share the game day bench card that Robert Morris head coach Derek Schooley shared with me. Each of us has their own way to track things on the bench during a game. Coach Schooley’s card has a nicely organized way to quickly see who you want to put on the ice in different situations. I would suggest printing this on some type of heavy stock so you can write on it easily. I hope this helps organize your bench experience.

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Inline Hockey Coaching Position

August 3, 2015 Hockey Blogs No Comments
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