The USA Hockey Foundation’s “It Starts With A Stick” program helps new players love the game
THE USA Hockey Foundation’s It Starts With A Stick program has kick-started participation for thousands of young hockey players across the country during the past two seasons. The response at...
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:25
Checking Clinics Help Players Ease Into Physical Play While Putting Parents Minds At Ease
Virginia Sentman’s son, Andrew, is bigger than an average 12-year-old. She calls him her “gentle giant.” But even a giant’s bravado can be tested when it comes to making the...
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:11
Sportsmanship + Respect = A Safer Game
They pop out of the locker room, covered from head to toe in plastic shells and protective padding, fierce looking little gladiators ready for battle. Underneath all that armor, it’s hard to...
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:54
Arizona Hockey Returns To Its Roots With Addition Of New AHL Team
From the rim of the Grand Canyon it is possible to peer into the depths of history displayed in layers of rock that make up the stunning view. In short, what you see at the top of the canyon is built...
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 09:23
New Jersey Prep Team Uses Crew Experience To Pull In The Same Direction On The Ice
Whether it’s just for fun or in the spirit of competition, any hockey player knows that staying in shape is as important as practicing your skating or working on your shot.
As one of the most...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:21
Every Player Has An Important Role To Play In A Team’s Success
A SMALL PERCENTAGE FROM EVERY TEAM, from youth hockey all the way to the NHL, is made up of star players. Typically, 80 percent of a team is made up of what I call the “non-stars.”
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:08
As USA Hockey Embraces A Youth Movement On International Ice, NHL Veteran Matt Hendricks Is Happy To Lead By Example
Some players fly so far under the radar they aren’t even household...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:00
Developing The Space Between Your Ears May Be Just As Important As Working On Your Skating Or Your Shot
Like a moth to a flame, most hockey fans find themselves drawn to the puck as it dashes and darts around the ice.
In reality, even the most casual observers would gain a greater appreciation by...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 09:53
USA Hockey Pioneer’s Contributions To The Game Will Impact Generations To Come
Whether it’s a municipal rink in suburban Minneapolis or an international arena, few people have had more of an impact or given more to the game than Walter L. Bush, Jr.
And few have garnered...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 09:45
Team North America’s Performance At The World Cup A Sign That The Future Is Now
The Air Canada Centre was rocking to the rafters as Team North America and Team Sweden headed for overtime. With so much open ice in the 3-on-3 tiebreaking format, the sellout crowd was excited to...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 09:13