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 - 15:32
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 - 15:20
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 - 15:06
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 - 14:46
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 - 12:51
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 - 11:34
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 - 11:07
An Unsung Hero, The Team Manager Does Anything And Everything To Make A Successful Season
Rink Rat (n.): One who spends an inordinate amount of time at a hockey rink either on the ice or in the stands.
By definition, nearly every parent can be considered a “rink rat,”...
Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 11:02
Rare Ailment Can’t Slow Down R.I. Goalie From Reaching For The Stars
With every move he made in the crease, Jake Martin could hear his father’s instructions for him to cut down the angle, get his glove hand out or watch the winger on his blind side. And one day...
Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 10:27
USA Hockey Magazine Readers Weigh In On What’s Good, Bad And Ugly Around The World Of Hockey
One thing you can say about hockey people, we aren’t shy when it comes to sharing our opinions. That’s why this month we are reaching out to the USA Hockey community to ask our...
Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 09:56