I was approached by a player who was interested in playing pro hockey. He said, “I want to play professional hockey, but don’t know if I’m getting noticed or how to even get a tryout”. When it comes to securing a tryout or getting noticed by professional, college or junior teams, you must be willing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When you look at how the Maple Leafs season has gone, you will look back at it and see where it went right or where all of the sudden, went wrong. Although the season is not yet over and the Leafs are on the brink of not getting into playoffs, the biggest question will be, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
People wonder what makes the perfect human? Well if you were to ask his teammates, Nick Lidstrom would be “The Perfect Human”. His teammates gave him this nickname because Nick Lidstrom demonstrates everything it is to be a perfect human. From his demeanor off the ice, to his work ethic on the ice. From his […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Here are a few simple drill ideas to use, in order to help with your off-ice training. Be sure to work on your stickhandling a few times a week in order to create strong, quick hands. I am planning on doing a series of stickhandling videos, so keep an eye out for them and be […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hockey is a game of inches Watching Team USA vs. Team Canada was yet another example of why this is one of the top rivalries in sports. Both teams battled hard and to see the end result being a one goal, overtime win by Canada goes to show you the intensity and development […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Off-Ice Stickhandling Training One of the biggest ways to develop our skills when it comes to stickhandling, is doing off-ice stickhandling drills. Players who have the ability to make difficult moves look easy, has a lot to do with the time they put into working on off-ice training. With great products being offered today, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the Vancouver Canucks on a recent slide, it seems easy to pick apart certain players and what they are, or are not contributing to the team. Although when players are getting picked apart, I’m not sure if the one you want picking you apart, is your own coach. John Tortorella’s recent comments about moving […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Slide Board Hockey Training If you are looking for a great way to build endurance, power and speed than a slide board could be a great option for you to help aid your training. A slide board gives you a total body workout that not only focuses on your legs but your overall body movement. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Becoming a high performance athlete does not happen overnight. To be an elite athlete, one needs to understand nutrition and how to take care of his or her body. Understanding where energy comes from is essential if you want to perform at your best. All of the energy your body needs comes from three different […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
For any of you that were able to follow Evgeni Malkin in the month of November, you witnessed something special. Not since Wayne Gretzky in 1996 with the LA Kings, has any NHL player managed to wrap up that many points in a single calendar month. And some would be surprised that the majority of Malkin’s points have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.