The Growing Popularity of Women’s Hockey

Striving for Gender Equality in Canadian Hockey If you look at any professional sport throughout the course of history, the competitions which have always been publicised and televised are the men’s games. Even today, men’s soccer, basketball, football, etc. are way...

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At Home Hockey Habits

For professionals, playing hockey is more than just a full-time job, it’s a lifestyle. They very much live and breathe the game of hockey. Because of this, NHL-level players have developed all kinds of at home hockey habits in their everyday lives that help them...

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Balancing Hockey with Academics

Sometimes it may seem that school gets in the way of the one thing you want to do for the rest your life – Hockey.  This is the feeling that a passionate player may have when they think about school and the rink. This is not a competition! A smart and committed player...

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Do’s and Don’ts at Hockey Practice

If you selected a handful of professional hockey players in the NHL today, they would have many skills in common: dedication, stamina, strength, fortitude, etc. However, one of the most interesting things they would have in common is that, when they were playing...

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Is Your Hockey Team on a Losing Streak?

The feeling of dread of entering the locker room after your team loses yet another game, you look around the locker room and can see the somber look of all your players staring back you. Your players are all looking at you and even though they say nothing, the glum...

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Avoiding Stress this Hockey Season

Ahhhh, the Season is here! Minor hockey might not hold the same prestige and pressure as the NHL but when you’re 10, it’s all consuming. As a parent, it’s natural to only want the best for your kids and when you see them putting everything into their hockey, it can be...

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Offensive Tips for Hockey Players

Hockey is fast paced, aggressive and tough. Players need to be knowledgeable and aware of where they are the ice, their surroundings as well as be flexible to sudden changes. In order to succeed as a player, one must be able to hone their offensive skills. Below are...

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Should Hockey Parents offer Advice?

Advice to Coaches....Over-involved parents For most coaches, teaching hockey to kids is fun, exciting...and rewarding! They love to see players on the ice picking up drills like a pro. It certainly takes time and patience for both the coach and the players to learn...

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How Hockey Players Can Develop Mental Toughness

It’s important that hockey players acquire mental toughness. Mental toughness enables hockey players to perform at their best during games. Developing mental toughness, will also help players face other facets of their lives with confidence! Below, are some tips that...

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