Being the Center of Attention and in the Middle of the Action is What Keeps Goaltenders Returning to the Crease
A searing red light, a blaring foghorn and the sound of thousands of fans on their feet cheering. For a goal scorer, these are the sights and sounds that dreams are made of. But for the men behind...
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 11:07
Pheasant Hunt Brings Out Big Names, Big Fun To Help South Dakota Hockey Players
It’s an early autumn morning on the eastern plains of South Dakota and the foggy haze is beginning to burn off, exposing endless fields of grain sorghum plants that cover the 11,000 acre...
Monday, December 13, 2010 - 16:59
In A Place Where Football Is King, Hockey Is Taking Off In Oklahoma City
Goaltender Will Ryan helped lead the Oklahoma City Midget Major AA squad past Geno Catalano and the Wheeling Nailers in the quarterfinals of the USA Hockey 18 & Under Tier II 1A Nationals....
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 14:38
A Parent’s Guide To Out-Of-Town Tournaments
So your team is considering an out-of-town tournament? Your first reaction is: “What a great experience this will be.” That is, until reality sets in about the amount of time, money and...
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 14:32
The Bonds Formed By USHL Friends And Foes Alike Stay With Them Throughout Their Playing Careers, And Beyond
They come to the United States Hockey League as wide-eyed teenagers, dreaming of college scholarships and careers in the NHL.
The grind of a 60-game regular season and as much as nine months away...
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 14:20
The Stastny’s aren’t the only ones with a “full house” of hockey talent. USA Hockey Magazine has compiled a list of some of the most predominant U.S. families that have left their mark on the game.
Bob, Gary & Ryan Suter (left to right)
Brothers Gary and Bob Suter and Bob’s son, Ryan, have all represented the United States in Olympic competition. Bob was a member of the 1980 Miracle...
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 14:06
A Daring Journey To Freedom Paved The Way For Paul Stastny To Follow In His Famous Family’s Footsteps
Hours before the gold-medal game, with national pride and locker room bragging rights hanging in the balance, the tension was thick inside the Team USA locker room.
It was a one-game, winner-take-all...
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 13:46
A Step-By-Step Look At Lou Vairo’s Impact On The Hockey World
Most of us have heard of the “Kevin Bacon Game,” where the goal is to link any actor to Kevin Bacon through their roles in movies, TV shows or commercials in no more than six steps.The...
Monday, October 25, 2010 - 11:51
Summit Leaves Hockey World With Extensive ‘Honey-Do’ List
When Peter Elander informed his wife that he was giving up four days of his summer vacation to attend the World Hockey Summit, she asked the former head coach of the Swedish Women’s Olympic...
Monday, October 25, 2010 - 10:34
One Of The Game’s Great Coaches Shares Some Of His Favorite Small Area Games
Our modern game of ice hockey is played with such high levels of speed and chaos that it demands that we adjust our training methods to meet the challenge.
Use of small area modified games gives us...
Monday, October 25, 2010 - 10:07