September 13, 2019

Trying out for a new ice hockey team can be an extremely nerve-racking experience! For many players, tryouts are more difficult than actual games. Most of the apprehension surrounding ice hockey tryouts is based on a lack of preparation, though. Whether you’re trying o...

December 8, 2016

Great article from

8 Things Coaches Look for When Selecting their Team

By taking the time to prepare and maintaining a good attitude, you can show the coaches what an ideal fit you make to a successful team

For some players, tryo...

October 4, 2016

By James Leath

I have coached youth sports since I was in high school. I am now in my mid-thirties. If there is one thing that has not changed, it is the child’s dread of the car ride home.

One thing almost every athlete had in common was how much they looked forward to...

July 26, 2016

Self Confidence is Hard Work

One of the main messages from “The Kings Confidence” is that George VI became confident at public speaking through hard work.

In my post “Are affirmations useless?” I discussed one of the founders of personal development, Samuel Smiles....

July 15, 2016

07/15/2016, 2:15pm MDT

By USA Hockey

July 15, 2016 | It’s NHL Development Camp season and all across North America, teams are utilizing cross-ice hockey, small-ice hockey and small-area games to teach their prospects.

“To me, the (small-ice) 3-on-3 is more important than...

April 25, 2016

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Before my rookie year in the NHL, my dad made me a Wayne Gretzky highlight tape to study. I have no idea how he did it. This was 1985. We didn’t have computers. When you wanted to m...

The Daily Gleaner (Fredericton)
Fri Jun 27 2014
Page: B1
Section: Sports
Byline: Jeremy Trevors The Daily Gleaner

It’s a big weekend for a pair of Frederictonians going into the 2014 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Philadelphia, Pa.

Defenceman Matt Murphy of the Ha...

Dax MacLean and Stacy Smallman have a lot in common.

They both helped the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds men’s hockey team win national titles – sniper MacLean with a nose for the net for Mike Kelly’s 1998 squad, scrappy Smallman with a nose for the corners fo...

April 25, 2014

Hockey Family Advisor is a great website with tips for hockey players of all skill levels and aspirations, as well as their families. They recently posted an article on building nutrition strategies. This particular article is focused on older players looking to add mu...

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