Speed is important in hockey, but too often players see speed as only going straight down the ice. In hockey you have to be fast in many areas. We need speed in acceleration, crossovers, lateral speed, stopping, turning and transitions. As you can see, there are many areas of your game that you can ...READ MORE +
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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 ...READ MORE +
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 a ...READ MORE +
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 forward ...READ MORE +
As a Canadian I'm always curious what hockey is like in other countries. I dream of visiting countries and little known arenas and playing hockey there. I was inspired by an article called how we play hockey in Sweden by Victor Hedman on The Players Tribune. While I might not be able to easily ...READ MORE +
See the updated 2017 best gifts for hockey players list here *This post contains affiliate links and many of these companies advertise on this site. As a voice in the hockey community I work to partner with the best hockey companies, and showcase their best products to you. I have only shared ...READ MORE +