How many times have we heard about big money guys getting into junior hockey for the love of the game, only to discover that their mouths were much bigger than the wallet? The problem has grown to epidemic proportions within the structure of North America’s junior system. Let’s face it, the big money guys don’t … Continue reading The Five: Owners’ Dirtiest Deeds of Hockey
There’s much more to getting the most out of a hockey player’s body than just skating. Today we are going to discuss to what I feel are the ten best workouts for developing hockey players. Subscriber Content Quickness Development First of all, there is not a player on the planet that should be content with … Continue reading Ten Best: Off-Ice Hockey Workouts
The “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017” was a bipartisan law that went a long way to protecting our children and youth from predators and other dangerous individuals. Now it’s time to take that one step further to stop such people from circumventing SafeSport’s ineligibility by adding such … Continue reading Should Congress Criminalize the Circumvention of SafeSport Ineligibility?
Junior hockey programs have a way of treating college commitments like a badge of honor to influence the decision process of young hockey players. The truth about college commitments is very simple. Anything before their senior year in high school is a Verbal Commitment. What does that mean? Exactly. Before anything is signed, either the … Continue reading The Vault: One Way Street of College Commitments
How did vaping become an issue for junior hockey players? These young men are risking the hopes and dreams of hockey success for an instant of coolness. Junior players have a history of vices that have had catastrophic impacts on careers. Subscriber Content Over the years it’s been smoking, dipping, cannabis, alcohol, and even puck … Continue reading Vaping is Crushing Hockey Dreams
Today’s article is yet another regarding the failures of the North American Hockey League when it comes maintaining the minimal operational standards set by USA Hockey for the Tier II level of play. Of all the teams in the NAHL over the last twenty years, no team compares to Kenai River when it comes to … Continue reading The Five: Worst Issues with Road Trips to Kenai River
I’ve wanted to get this Ten list out for some time. A certain buddy of mine was SUPPOSED to have helped from his perspective as a ACHA Division I coach at one of the country’s most prestigious public universities. He’s busy (or possibly scared), so I’m left to my own thoughts. That’s what you folks … Continue reading The Ten: Reasons to Consider ACHA Hockey