U.S. Women’s Team Learn That Proper Diet Can Be The Key To Success On The Ice
As part of their yearly off-ice training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., members of the U.S. Women’s National Team took part in a nutrition session with sports dietician Carrie Aprik, who...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:40
The three pillars of health are diet, exercise and sleep. Shortchange one of the three, and just like a stool with a bum leg, the entire structure is likely to topple over.
Sleep is a precious...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:31
Proper Diet And Exercise Are Key Ingredients To Players’ Development At The NTDP
Over the course of his 16 years with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, Darryl Nelson has worked with athletes of different shapes and sizes. One thing they all have in common is...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:00
Striking The Right Balance When It Comes To Fitness And Nutrition Can Help You Excel On And Off The Ice
You take power skating lessons to perfect your stride. You spend hours in the driveway shooting pucks to improve the speed and accuracy of your shot. You play countless small area games to bolster...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:53
International Victories, Like The 1996 World Cup Of Hockey, Inspire The Next Generation Of U.S. Stars
Tony Amonte was 9 years old when he was bitten by the hockey bug. He can vividly recall watching the “Miracle on Ice” in his parents’ house in Hingham, Mass., and then recreating...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 15:29
NHL Linesman Andy McElman Wraps Up His Career With Milestone Game On Home Ice
Andy McElman received a warm send off from players, fans and arena personnel during his final NHL game on April 3 at the United Center in Chicago.
Jaromir Jagr and Andy McElman conversed a few years...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 15:16
Development Experts Urge Players And Parents To Avoid The Rush And Enjoy The Process
It can be easy for parents to push the envelope with their children when it comes to youth sports. They believe their child is the best of the bunch and they want him or her to be challenged against...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 14:45
Youth Goalie Discovers Hockey in the Desert
It was 112 degrees when we landed at Hamad International Airport last August, but with the humidity, it felt a lot more like 122. Exiting the plane, it was almost impossible to breathe. I thought...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 14:20
Custom, Painted Goalie Masks: The Perfect Mix Of Art And Hockey For Michigan’s Ray Bishop
Before Ray Bishop can begin working on one of his custom-designed and painted goalie masks, he has to do a little digging.
“I call it ‘personal archeology,’” said the Michigan...
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 14:53
USA Hockey Looks To Develop More Top Athletes To Excel Between The Pipes
Peter Thome, Aberdeen Wings
When the Canadian Hockey League made the bold decision to ban import goalies in 2013, the ripple effect could be felt on both sides of the border, and beyond.
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 14:32