Scratch the Scratches & No More 4th Liners

The goals of junior hockey are to promote, develop, and administer the domestic USA Hockey program for junior-aged players, teams and leagues. The above is the stated purpose of junior hockey in the United States. Let’s ask the game’s fourth-liners, healthy scratches, and third goalies how much promotion and development they are experiencing. Subscriber Content … Continue reading Scratch the Scratches & No More 4th Liners

The Five: Habits That Turn Off College Coaches

Competition among college hockey coaches has always been fierce. But the current recruiting environment allows college programs, when they see their chances improving of landing one recruit over another, to turn their heads away from other athletes who are equally qualified. It is the new nature of recruiting. That puts prospects at a distinct disadvantage. … Continue reading The Five: Habits That Turn Off College Coaches