Michigan Goalie Turns Tragedy Into Triumph Every Time She Steps On The Ice
Joanne Lukasik had just turned 16 and, on Halloween Night 1972, she should have been out celebrating her birthday with friends. Instead, the dutiful teen she was, she was doing her daily chores on...
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 12:55
Sons Of Hockey Legends Look To Blaze Their Own Trail At USA Hockey Nationals
The short drive from the hotel to the International Skating Center in Simsbury, Conn., offered Kevin Hatcher the perfect opportunity to give his son Cole a pep talk before his game against prep...
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 12:47
Mother And Daughter Share National Championship Bond
Like many daughters, Jordan Anderson has a few things in common with her mother.
Off the ice that is.
On the ice, Anderson, a 17-year old defenseman for the Madison (Wis.) Capitols Girls 19 &...
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 12:34
There Are A Million Stories On Every Bench And In Every Locker Room At Every Rink At USA Hockey’s National Championships
USA Hockey’s National Championship week has always been a family affair, not just for the nuclear family but for the extended hockey family as well. It is an annual rite of passage where the...
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 12:21
Resilient Americans Lay Claim To Third Straight Under-18 Title
Adversity comes in all shapes and sizes. Fortunately, so does resiliency.
Sometimes it shows up in the words of an impassioned speech. Other times it appears in the form of a heroic deed. And more...
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 11:41
With So Many Gadgets To Occupy Their Time, Are Today’s Players Out Of Touch With Their Teammates?
At a time when every aspect of life seems to be sanitized, personalized, computerized and compartmentalized, some worry that the use of modern gadgets is taking away from what makes team sports so...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 15:39
No longer content to watch from the sidelines, hockey moms are getting in on the fun
It’s the type of summer day that people dream about to make it through the harsh Minnesota winters.
A slow but steady stream of SUVs and minivans turn up the road that leads to the Thaler...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 15:32
Watching Hockey In HD Is The Next Best Thing To Being There
There were some NHL highlights playing on a large screen television at a local Best Buy store, and it was grabbing everyone’s attention. Goalie fights often do that.
This one was a scuffle...
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 14:38
Erik Johnson Gets On The Job Training In First NHL Camp
After watching Erik Johnson compete in a preseason rookie tournament in Traverse City, Mich., one NHL scout described him as “a man among boys.”
On Sept. 13, the day the St. Louis Blues...
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 14:11
Parents, coaches and players need to remember that refs are people too
What is it about a hockey rink that can turn a rational individual into a raving lunatic at the drop of a hockey puck?
Adults who lead sane and normal lives seem to undergo a “Jekyll and Hyde...
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 13:41