Four Things Hockey Players Should Do During the Covid Hockey Pause

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Due to the global pandemic, minor hockey across some Canadian provinces has come to a sudden stop. Regardless of whether you agree with your provincial government’s decision, it is crucial to understand the decision has been made, and it’s up to you to react accordingly.  The famous saying goes, “it’s not about the cards you are dealt, but how you …

Why Defensemen Should Focus on Their Wrist Shot

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Whether you like it or not, the game of hockey continues to evolve. From rule changes and switching to advanced stats, it’s important to keep up with the trends and understand how they impact the game. It’s fun to watch this wave of young NHL defensemen break onto the scene and become impact players for their NHL teams. The evolution …

5 Ways to Be a Good Teammate

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I’ve played on lots of teams and with many players, and I can honestly say hockey players are some of the best people you will meet. But every so often, you’ll come across a teammate who doesn’t buy into the team concept. They are more worried about being personally successful than the team’s success. As technology has evolved, it’s easier …

How to Score More Goals

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Now that we are at the beginning of a new season, most players will set personal goals to attain during the season. These goals might consist of scoring 20 goals or reaching 40 points. Setting realistic goals is an excellent way to challenge yourself to remain consistent and have something to work towards. But if your goal is to go …

Hockey Evaluation Tips for Minor Hockey Players

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With hockey evaluations having started or starting within the next week or two, I want to provide some information so players can prepare to enter their evaluations with the proper mindset. Here are four things players should be aware of. 1. Have Fun We often forget that hockey is a game and is meant to be fun. Regardless of the situation, …

Interview with UMass-Lowell’s (NCAA) Director of Hockey Operations Chase Fuchs

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You were an Assistant Coach and Director of Scouting for the Central Illinois Flying Aces of the USHL for two years. Talk about how the USHL is starting to get more recognized by NHL scouts. Chase: One of the biggest things that help skews the draft numbers is the National Team Development Program (NTDP). Hockey USA picks all the top players …