What Can Be Done To Develop Skills And Puck Poise Among Our Defensemen?
“Get there fast, move it fast and move it accurately.” – Willard Ikola, legendary Minnesota high school coach, describing his breakout philosophy.
When Sergei Gonchar went...
Monday, July 20, 2009 - 16:42
Ceglarski Was More Than A Hockey Coach
Good coaches have the ability to extract talent hidden deep within their players. Great coaches also have the gift to forge a lasting impression on the lives of...
Friday, July 17, 2009 - 13:27
Many Scouts Accuse Players Of Being Too Small For the NHL. But Many Under 6 Feet Are Surviving And Thriving In The Land Of The Giants.
When Penny Gionta first introduced her kids to skating, she was hoping a winter extra-curricular activity would enrich their lives while at the same time keep them away from the television. ...
Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 12:21
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How Hockey Sense Allows Top-End Players To See The Game Better Than Others
Growing up in the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie, Chad Rau spent hours playing hockey at city parks, local ponds and on a backyard rink his father made. That doesn’t even take into account...
Friday, June 26, 2009 - 13:40
Hall Of Famer LaFontaine’s Greatest Assists Come To Those Who Needed It The Most
Pat LaFontaine speaking at podium.
Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, Pat LaFontaine was sitting home in Long Island, N.Y., watching a computer feed of Shattuck-St. Mary’s play...
Monday, June 1, 2009 - 07:09
Minnesota Prep Star Moves From NHL Trivia Question To Find True Calling On Life’s Journey
For baby boomers growing up in the early 1960s, the name Jay North was associated with the actor who played the lead role in the television series “Dennis the Menace.”
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 16:40
Those gale force winds that blew through Chicago on New Year’s Day were not your typical Windy City gusts, but a huge sigh of relief from the NHL’s ice crew.
After a roller coaster couple...
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 16:22
NHL's Winter Classic At Historic Wrigley Field Lives Up To Its Name
Winter in the Windy City. As Chicago’s boys of summer are in the grip of their annual hiberna-tion, the statue of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, main-tains its lonely sentinel outside historic Wrigley...
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 16:18
Buffalo Suburb Benefits From Last Year's Winter Classic Rink
Sidney Crosby salutes the crowd at the 2008 NHL Winter ClassicFrom Orchard Park, N.Y., the Winter Classic rink has found a new home in nearby Aurora.
Buffalo Suburb Benefits From Last Year’s...
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 15:58
Avs Rookie Defenseman Derek Peltier Learns That A Trip To The Top Can Come At A Moment’s Notice
In the world of professional hockey, life can change faster than the drop of a puck. One minute you’re about to grab lunch with a few minor league teammates and the next you’re being...
Saturday, March 28, 2009 - 14:55