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Tips & techniques for everyone on the ice—skaters, goalies, and refs

non-checking hockey

Body Contact in Non-Checking Hockey

While adult leagues are generally non-checking, everyone knows that contact is inevitable. Hits are bound to happen.
goalie glove position

Goalie Glove Position: Up High or Down Low?

So many goalies hold their catching glove up high. Here's why and what to do about it.   By Rick Parisi  For many goaltenders, their goalie glove...
Hockey Goalie Superstitions

Hockey Goalie Superstitions

The secret lives of hockey goalies Perhaps no other sport has its superstitions like the game of hockey. And goalies are a special breed unto...
Face-off circle

Face-Off Circle: What Wingers Should Watch For

The 3 things every winger must know about the face-off circle  Face-offs occur so many times in a game that it’s easy to stop thinking...
Clearer rules for hitting

Officiating Gap: Clearer Rules for Hitting Needed

With concussions in the forefront these days, clearer rules for hitting are a must  By Travis Armideo We’re well into a new season of sports and...
Puck management

6 Keys to Puck Management & Shot Selection

With better goaltending and shot blocking, scoring goals requires good puck management and shot selection   By Rick Traugott  As a player who finished his career at the university level...
Pre-season hockey tune-up

The Pre-Season Hockey Tune-Up

Hockey season is almost here. Get yourself ready ro play!
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Off-Ice Training for Goalies: Get Yourself Ready!

With the hockey season over, try these off-ice training tips    By Chris Phillips Off-ice training for goalies plays a vital role in their development as hockey...

Do You Know Your Playoff Role?

Will you be the one called upon to win the big game?
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The Power of a Good Hockey Coach

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Why Failure Is So Important in Hockey

The best hockey players are the ones that experience failure the most  By Matt Schoepflin   Failing sucks.While at times it may seem that no one else...
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The Best Exercise For Hockey Players

Hockey is a game of speed, quickness, agility, and endurance. You need these attributes in order to perform at a high level.