How serious is Arizona native David Spina about hockey? Here’s a true story:
Arizona fans make a resurgence for their Coyotes
Spina was already an avid skater by the time he was 8...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 15:47
Arizona’s Amateur Hockey Community Is Not Ready To Let Go Of Its Beloved NHL Team Without A Fight
Perhaps it would be too simplistic and cliché to say that prior to 1996, Arizona was a desert when it came to hockey. In fact, it would not be entirely true. Along with the cactus,...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 15:35
Revamped U.S. Sled Team Will Stop At Nothing To Achieve Its Golden Goal In Vancouver
For sled hockey veteran Joe Howard, it’s been quite a ride. A member of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team since 1998, he’s seen it all, from the U.S. Sled Hockey Team’s first...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 13:53
Alums’ Involvement In ADM-Type Practices Brings Added Punch To Skill Development Program
After playing in 934 NHL games over the span of 14 seasons, Ken Klee hung up his competitive skates. But to say he retired from hockey would be a bit of a misnomer.
“People ask me if I miss...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 13:13
Wilbert Family Takes Growing The Game To A Whole New Level
September 11, 2001 will go down as one of the darkest days in American history. But for Janet and Bill Wilbert it was a day that blessed them with four beautiful children.
“[We say] some days...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 11:52
Gulf Coast Hockey Continues Rebuilding From The Ice Up
Part of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina has been an effort restore and grow youth hockey opportunities in Mississippi.
On Friday, Aug. 27, 2005, Steffon Walby was named head coach of the...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 11:16
The Passage of Time And A Lack Of Attention Can’t Tarnish The Achievements Of The 1960 U.S. Olympic Team
Members of the U.S. Olympic Team celebrate the first golden moment for the United States.
“It was one of the proudest moments of my life. The Olympics were the highest level of hockey you...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - 10:26
In A Tournament Traditionally Dominated By Older Players, American Youngsters Shine At World Junior Championship
To the victors go the spoils as Jake Gardiner proudly holds aloft the trophy for the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship after a thrilling 6-5 overtime victory against Canada.
The Road To...
Monday, March 8, 2010 - 14:45
A Strong Nucleus Of Veterans Infused With A Bevy Of Talented Newcomers Spur U.S. Medal Hopes In Vancouver
The team will be banking on the veteran leadership of, clockwise from top left, Julie Chu (3rd Olympics), Angela Ruggiero (4th), Molly Engstrom (2nd Olympics), Caitlin Cahow (2nd), Jenny Potter (4th...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 15:30
Long-Shot Odds And An Underdog Status Can't Dull The Resolve Of A New Generation Of U.S. Olympians
The U.S. will need the young energy of guys like Patrick Kane to make a run in the Olympics.
As far as Brian Burke is concerned what happens in Vegas can stay in Vegas.
He knows that the smart money...
Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 15:09