Joe Sakic’s Impact Has Brought Youth Hockey In Colorado To New Heights
There are two ways to look at the hockey scene in Colorado – Before Joe Sakic and after Joe Sakic.
For 14 seasons, he’s come to represent everything the Colorado Avalanche organization...
Friday, July 10, 2009 - 10:43
U.S. Makes Tough Choices With Invitations To Olympic Orientation Camp
When it comes to picking the U.S. Olympic Team, Brian Burke knows there will be broken hearts and bruised egos scattered along the way.
Still, the man known for his no-nonsense approach has tried to...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 11:19
U.S. Under-17 Select Jewish Team Looks To Emerge Victorious At First Jewish Championship
Greg Perlman looks for a pass in front of the net.
Israel has never exactly been synonymous with hockey, but 150 miles north of Tel Aviv in the city of Metulla, hockey has found a home.
On July 5,...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 09:57
The Hanson Brothers may have finally met their match.
During the first intermission of a charity game, the Little Chiefs, comprised mostly of Hersey Junior Bears Mites, took the ice and taught the...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 16:10
USA Hockey Magazine Writer Tests Her Limits
After spending the day watching everyone go through the torture of the lactate threshold test, it was time to attempt it myself. Having been told that the most difficult part of the test is getting...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 11:51
U.S. Women's National Team Gets A Jumpstart On Offseason Training
Cheers of support echo through the Athlete Performance Lab at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. And while everything from rap to rock to country blares from the speakers in the...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 11:41
There are some startling facts when it comes to USA Hockey membership numbers: over the last 10 years, 50 percent of hockey players don’t make it to Squirts, and 30 percent only play one season...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 11:40
Ron Wilson Returns To International Arena Ready To Lead An Underdog U.S. Squad On Hockey’s Biggest Stage
USA Hockey has come a long way since Ron Wilson was a Bantam player in the Dayton (Ohio) Amateur Hockey Association. For one thing, fielding a competitive team in international competitions is no...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 10:48
American Development Model Moves Forward To Reality
“I’ve been to Reno, Chicago, Fargo, Minnesota, Buffalo, Toronto, Winslow, Sarasota, Wichita, Tulsa, Ottawa, Oklahoma, Tampa … I’ve been everywhere.”
Like the lyrics to...
Friday, June 5, 2009 - 10:15
Tom Barnett has been around enough hockey locker rooms to know a good prank when he sees one. At least he thought he did.
So when he received a phone call at work last Friday informing him that he...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - 15:35