Junior hockey coaches, especially at the free-to-play levels, take a lot of things into consideration when identifying and selecting prospective players. There’s so much more to the game than skill level alone, and the sooner prospects figure that out, opportunities have a tendency to flow like water. Today’s Ten list comes from one of the […]
Read More Ten Best: Positives That Jump Out in The Player Evaluation Process
The North American Hockey League’s 2022-23 season came to a exciting conclusion Tuesday night in Blaine, Minnesota with the Oklahoma Warriors holding off a big Austin Bruins power-play in the closing minutes to win 4-3. It was the third time that Austin reached the National Championship game only to come up short. The Oklahoma Warriors […]
Read More OKLAHOMA TAKES NAHL’S ROBERTSON CUP
The 2022-23 North American Hockey League season officially ends tonight with the Robertson Cup Championship game taking place in Blaine, Minnesota. By this time tomorrow night, the league will have crowned a new champion while both busses journey back to Austin and Oklahoma City. Regardless of the outcome, the losers are in for a long […]
Read More NAHL ROBERTSON CUP: BOLD PREDICTION
The majority of North American Hockey League fans rarely remember what team was beaten by the Robertson Cup champions more than a few seasons later. It’s not really a matter of disrespect, it’s just the reality of being number two, few folks really care. The same goes for the runners-up from almost every other sport […]
Read More NAHL ROBERTSON CUP: OKLAHOMA VS AUSTIN IN FINAL
“How did he do?” That’s the question being asked by one parent or another after the son has completed a prospects or open camp. As a result, I find myself asking that exact same question to the coaches and general managers.
Read More The Vault: Be Great Between the Ears
In seventeen years of North American Hockey League action in Wichita Falls, the various teams have advanced to the finals of the Robertson Cup only one time, in 2015-16 where the Wildcats lost in the championship game to the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Fast forward to 2019 when the expansion Warriors were awarded to owner Mary […]
Read More NAHL ROBERTSON CUP WEEK: OKLAHOMA WARRIORS
The Maryland Black Bears appear in the North American Hockey League’s Robertson Cup semifinals this week in Blaine (MN). The Black Bears will represent the East Division after a relatively easy run through the divisional round of the playoffs. Nothing was easy for the Black Bears before this season.
Read More NAHL ROBERTSON CUP WEEK: MARYLAND BLACK BEARS