By Hosting The 2012 IIHF Women’s World Championship, Vermont Looks To Open The Game Up To The Next Generation Of U.S. Stars
It’s an early Sunday morning and the town of Burlington, Vt., is buzzing. It could be the church bells that echo down the aptly named Church Street, calling the faithful to Easter service. Or...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 13:04
Dina Allen Shows Her Diversity By Officiating At Both Youth Nationals And Women’s Worlds
When it comes to law and order on the ice, it’s hard to pull anything over on Dina Allen. She knows all the dirty tricks of the trade.
Not only has she whistled off offending players in her...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 12:12
Staging A USA Hockey National Championship Event Can Be A Huge Shot In The Arm For A Host And The Local Economy
It’s mid-morning on Championship Sunday and Bob Schell is already daydreaming about the huge steak he plans to toss on his grill in a couple of hours.
After a week of eating doughnuts, pizza...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 11:12
Former NHL And Olympic Star Keith Tkachuk Is Giving Back To The Game In A Big Way
After 19 seasons in the NHL, Hall of Famer Keith Tkachuk is passing on his considerable hockey knowledge to the next generation of players in St. Louis, including his 14-year-old son, Matthew.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 11:04
Assabet Valley Runs The Table At The USA Hockey National Championship To Add To Its Legacy
Since 2004, the Assabet Valley 16 & Under team has won five USA Hockey National Championship titles. During the same span, the 14 & Under team has also won five titles and added two runner-up...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 10:06
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 08:40
From Its Humble Beginning, NAHL Continues To Flourish As Dominant Development League
The Houston native caught the attention of a number of college coaches after his stellar play with the Topeka Roadrunners.
Peter Traber had been with the Topeka RoadRunners for all of a day, having...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 15:05
Teaching Proper Habits Rather Than Systems Can Be An Effective Path To Higher Learning For Players Of All Ages
There is no one right way to coach a hockey team, and no one right way to run a practice. Many successful coaches have different philosophies and teaching styles that have served them well.
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 14:36
For the Air Force Academy men’s ice hockey team, winning has become a tradition. The Falcons captured the Atlantic Hockey tournament title in four out of five seasons from 2006-11, earning a...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 13:55
The Debate Over Facial Protection In College Hockey Seems To Be Coming To A Head
After wearing full facial protection in college, players like Derek Stepan can make the transition to wear half shields once they turn pro.
The fall of 2010 was an eye-opening time for Derek Stepan....
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 13:33