Teen Prodigy Auston Matthews Travels An Unconventional Route To Reach The Pinnacle Of The Game
There are plenty of labels you can put on Auston Matthews. Phenom. Prodigy. Teenager. On June 24, 2016, right after the NHL Entry Draft starts in Buffalo, you’ll probably be able to add “...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 10:48
Returning Teams Re-Discover Fun And The Fountain Of Youth In Eagle River
Mark Brunetti always makes sure his schedule is free in early February.
For the last five years, Brunetti has that three-day stretch reserved for hanging with his buddies, catching up on old times...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 10:04
Ron Wilson Relishes Opportunity To Coach A New Generation Of Players
When you’ve been in hockey for as long as Ron Wilson has, you can confidently say that you’ve seen it all. Wilson does say it, and he has seen it all to the point where events on the ice...
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 16:46
Returning To The Scene Of Its First World Juniors Victory, U.S. Can’t Repeat Golden Feat But Still Comes Home With A Medal
The Helsinki Ice Hall cafeteria hasn’t changed much since 2004. The arena itself, built in 1966, is the second oldest in Finland and is home of Helsinki IFK of the Finnish league. It holds such...
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 16:37
Homemade Rinks Are A Labor Of Love For Those Who Truly Love The Game
Stuart MacKenzie is a third-generation rink builder, who devotes countless hours to building a backyard rink that is enjoyed by the entire family.
It begins with the first frost of...
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 16:57
USA Hockey Looking For The Right Person To Lead The U.S. Women’s Olympic Team To Gold In South Korea
When Ken Klee was named the head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team, it came as a bit of a surprise to the women’s hockey community. It even surprised Klee, himself.
But for Reagan...
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 16:39
Lessons Taught By Coaches Carry On Long After The Whistle Blows
I’ll always remember my first hockey coach for sipping coffee, smoking cigarettes and flicking his fingernails.
I know, gross. I hate cigarettes, too.
But I loved this coach.
He was also my dad...
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 16:29
After Hanging Up His Spikes, Hall Of Fame Pitcher Tom Glavine Is Making His Mark As A Youth Hockey Coach
Listening to Tom Glavine talk about hockey, it’s easy to forget about everything he accomplished during a Hall of Fame career in Major League Baseball.
It’s easy to forget he is one of...
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 16:21
NHL Rivals Team Up To Help Wounded Warriors Move Forward Through Sled Hockey
The dark clouds and steady rain that created a dreary atmosphere outside couldn’t put a damper on the excitement inside the Ice-Plex in Escondido, Calif., where the Los Angeles Kings and...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:38
When It Comes To Servicing The Local Hockey Community, Mom And Pop Pro Shops Still Have Their Place
Lenny Grigorian’s first job growing up in South Windsor, Conn., was working at a full-service gas station. It was a place where customers could get their car windshields cleaned, fluids checked...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:17