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U.S. Goaltending Trio Takes Team Chemistry To A Whole New Level
No matter which of them is in goal for a big game, Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle, Molly Schaus and Jessie Vetter put personal accomplishments aside for the good of the team.   They’re the...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:40
Leadership In The U.S. Locker Room And On The Ice The Key Ingredient To A Gold-Medal Mix
A generation ago, when Herb Brooks assembled his legendary “Miracle on Ice” team in advance of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, he knew the importance of leadership. On a...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:32
U.S. Roster Tailor-Made To Handle The Challenges Of The Larger Olympic Ice Surface
After competing on an NHL-sized rink in Vancouver, the Olympic competition returns to the bigger ice in Sochi.   Not since the Polar Vortex swooped down from Canada and plunged much of the...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:09
A Couch Potato’s Guide To NBC’s Olympic Hockey Coverage
  If spending a small fortune to venture to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games is not in your budget, fear not. NBC has you covered. Overall, the network and its properties will air...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:22
The Gold-Medal Hopes Of The U.S. Men’s And Women’s Teams Are Anchored In USA Hockey’s Grass-Roots Efforts
The foundations formed at the grass-roots level have led to success at international competitions, such as the Olympic Winter Games.   The magnitude of the moment wasn’t lost on Meghan...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 17:43
Whitey’s Pond Looks To Return The Game To A Simpler Time For A New Generation Of Hockey Players
  Players of all ages are discovering the thrill of playing hockey outdoors at Whitey's Pond in Laurel, Md. The sounds emanating from Whitey’s Pond are familiar to any hockey player...
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 13:25
Adopting The ADM Is Helping A Quartet Of Associations Create A Fun Environment For Skill Development
By implementing ADM principles, the Kettler Capitals IcePlex has been able to get more kids playing hockey on its two-sheet facility in suburban Washington, D.C. It’s a short but scenic drive...
Friday, January 3, 2014 - 11:25
A Love Of The Game Helps One Young Goalie Get Back On The Ice After Brain Surgery
It’s a chilly November morning and Derek and Michelle Troy are seated in the top row of the stands at The Edge Ice Arena in Littleton, Colo., watching their daughters play hockey. The Colorado...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 13:38
As The Ranks Of Youth Hockey Players Grows, A Call Goes Out To Recruit And Retain Officials
Despite the concerns that a number of officials have expressed about not getting enough games, Justin Esterly, left, and Samantha Hiller, above, say they stay busy during the course of the hockey...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 13:27
Creating The Proper Playing Environment Helps Make Hockey Among The Safest Youth Sports
While all youth sports carry a risk of injury, statistics show that youth hockey remains one of the safest sports. On any given night, at kitchen tables and dining rooms around the United States,...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 13:03
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