NHL Realignment: Get Ready for the Radical New
The NHL Board of Governors have finalized their plan for league realignment. Now, that plan is in the hands of League…
Don Cherrys Best Quotes Of All Time
If there is one thing Don Cherry does, he speaks his mind! No one can argue that. His opinionated view on things causes…
Canuck Nation In A Lather - Changes on the Way!
The recent state of the union address given by Canuck GM Mike Gillis is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows. His…
The NHL is A Joke! Player Safety the Biggest
I have nothing against Brendan Shanahan. As a player, he exemplified determination, skill, hard work and integrity.…
Mike Milbury Charged With Child Assault: Former
In a dozen seasons with the Boston Bruins, Mike Milbury established himself as a thug, an enforcer and aggressive player…
Detroit Red Wings Set New NHL Multi - season
To say the Detroit Red Wings are having a pretty good year this season would be selling them short, to say the least.…
Hockey Articles (73)
Winnipeg Is Back In The NHL
Congratulations Winnipeg you got your NHL team back. What was wrongly taken from you is your again. But for how long? That's an unfortunate question that people may not be considering. I'm cautiously optimistic. When they lost the Jets in 1996 there were many reasons. Some of which were: The…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   May 31, 2011  
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How to Skate Faster - Hockey And Speedskating
There are two main aspects to improve your skating speed: technique and power. Lets talk about technique briefly. There are a few main things to focus on to improve your stride. When taking your stride, extend your leg fully, even pushing with your ankles at the end. It is easy…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 03, 2011  
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Shoot the Puck Harder!
If you play hockey and are even slightly competitive, you are going to want to be able to shoot the puck harder. Don't worry, everything you need to know will soon be explained and you'll be scoring more goals in no time. Lets take a brief look at technique then…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 11, 2011  
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Hockey Workout for Endurance
Hockey is an extremely competitive sport and you need to take every advantage you can get. If you are willing to put in the time and effort, you can greatly improve your on ice ability through hard work on the ice. Hockey workouts for endurance are a very important factor…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 12, 2011  
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2011 Stanley Cup Final Prediction
Well hockey fans, gear up for what's surely to be an awesome Stanley Cup Final series between the Canucks and the Bruins. Vancouver is hoping for third time's a charm and are likely pretty happy that this time they're not facing a New York team. In 1982 they lost to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   May 29, 2011  
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The Importance Of Wearing A Neck Guard for Goalies
The neck guard in hockey may not seem like its that big of a deal to wear, but it can be a life saving piece of equipment especially for goalies. You can ask Goalie Clint Malarchuk, former Goalie of the Buffalo Sabres. In a game in Buffalo in 1989, between…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 01, 2013  
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Washington Capitals Fire Bruce Boudreau, Ailing Canes Make Coaching Changes As Well
Bruce Boudreau has the designation of being the coach who got his team to two hundred wins faster than any other in the history of the modern NHL. His team features big name players, including Alexander Ovechkin, the electric player who has shown some dazzling skills on the ice as…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Nov 30, 2011  
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Goalie Masks
How important are goalie masks? Well, consider what Hall of Fame goaltender, Terry Sawchuck once said. "We're the kind of people that make health insurance popular!" That pretty much sums up the importance of wearing a mask. Let's take a look at a brief history of masks and how to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 06, 2012  
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Jim Craig Listed His 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for $57m
Jim Craig a.k.a ‘Miracle On Ice’ is in hopes of selling all of his 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for an asking price of $5.7 million. Craig is widely known for his performance during the Lake Placid Winter Games, being the ignition for their gold medal victory. As they were versing the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jul 29, 2015  
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Read About The Worst Business In North America
What would you think about this business?...For almost 100 years it has desperately tried to get the attention of the American public. It's a quality product, yet hasn't come close to the success of its counterparts. However, for the past few years, it has enjoyed it's greatest success, and has…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Sep 10, 2012  
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General Nutrition Guide for Hockey
As well as your off ice hockey training, your nutrition is just as important. Nutrition for hockey players is crucial to your success as a player.  You can spend all of the time in the world working out as hard as you can, with all the right equipment and the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 09, 2011  
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Lundqvist A Lock for Vezina Thus Far
Who leads this seasons candidates for the NHL's award of the vezina trophy? The one name that stands out more than any other is New Yorks Rangers goaltender, Henrik Lundqist. Lundqvist, competing in his 7th full year in the NHL currently leads all NHL goaltenders in several statistical categories. His…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 19, 2012  
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Hockey Drills For Beginners, Where To Start?
Here are some of my favorite hockey drills for beginners. They are a nice way to develop real important skills for hockey. If you are a beginner and you want to get better fast then you really want to give those drills a try. I'm telling you, you will see…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 14, 2013  
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Hockey Elbow Pad Design
Hockey Elbow Pad Protection 2 MAIN DESIGNS There are basically two approaches that manufacturers use when designing hockey elbow pads – they either try to pad the elbow or take the impact away from the elbow. This difference is easy to spot. When looking at elbow pads that are designed…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 22, 2011  
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Canuck Nation In A Lather - Changes on the Way!
The recent state of the union address given by Canuck GM Mike Gillis is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows. His farewell speech before hitting the links with the rest of the Canuck organization did not offer much in the way of surprises but did offer some insight…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Apr 25, 2012  
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The Hypocrisy Of Hockey Fans
Hey, have you heard? The NHL season is back on! The owners and the players have reached a deal and it’s “game on”. Granted, it will be a short season but at least it’s a season and not a total write off, right? During the “strike”, or whatever it’s called…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 25, 2013  
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Ducks Fire Carlyle, Boudreau Back In the Saddle Already
This NHL season has already seen four coaches lose their jobs, three of them in the same week. Davis Payne, former coach for the St. Louis Blues lost his job to become the first casualty of the season when he was fired in early November. Bruce Boudreau was fired from…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 02, 2011  
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The NHL is A Joke! Player Safety the Biggest Oxymoron!
I have nothing against Brendan Shanahan. As a player, he exemplified determination, skill, hard work and integrity. He was a player I enjoyed watching over the years and was one of my favourite Red Wings! He comes across as a genuinely decent person. However, his recent suspension of Chicago defenceman…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 27, 2012  
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Grab Your Fan Gear And Jump Into the Stands to Support Your NHL Team
The NHL is right around the final bend before we can all get to see the playoffs. As you would expect, all teams are coming out hard and that hit on Elklbad from Hencricks is proof enough that it is about time to go hard or go home. So how…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 04, 2016  
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Gatorade Sports Drink Replacement On The Rise !!
It is no secret what NHLer's put in their green bottles that sit on the bench; Gatorade right? or is it some alternative product? The buzz within the NHL organization lately suggests that there may be a new product in line to replace that oh so familiar power drink that…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Sep 10, 2011  
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Concussions in Hockey
The sport of Hockey has had many problems with concussions over the pasts few years with many players missing time The most high profile one being Sidney Crosby, who missed most of the second half of the 2011 season and much of the 2012 season. Concussions have been a problem…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jan 07, 2013  
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Don Cherrys Best Quotes Of All Time
If there is one thing Don Cherry does, he speaks his mind! No one can argue that. His opinionated view on things causes him to monopolize the conversation on Coaches Corner. Is anyone complaining? Especially when he says some of the things he does: Randy Gregg is a doctor who…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 11, 2011  
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Detroit Red Wings Set New NHL Multi - season Record With Win Over the Sharks
To say the Detroit Red Wings are having a pretty good year this season would be selling them short, to say the least. With a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks, Detroit clinched a NHL multi-season record setting twenty three straight home wins. The team, which is currently sitting…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 20, 2012  
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The Right Way to Teach Hockey to Young Children
In every dad sleep a coach and in every coach sleep a dad. Sometime a coach, just like a dad, will ask too much from his kid. And sometime its the opposite, you care about him so much you dont want to be too hard on him. How to find…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 20, 2013  
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Hockey Shoulder Pad Guide
Design is crucial – the right size in the wrong pad just won’t work. More money will get you better hockey shoulder pads – if you need good shoulder pads. If you play in a casual recreational league, odds are you play with a few guys that don’t even wear…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 22, 2011  
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NHL One Big Trap!
I had to laugh when I recently heard the NHL Phoenix Coyotes’ bench boss Dave Tippett summarize his team’s play in their recent and somewhat shocking ousting of the favoured Nashville Predators. Tippett essentially stated that they played good defence by ‘collapsing five guys’ down in front of the net.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   May 08, 2012  
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Fleury Flower Power
Marc Andre Fleury has been a power force in the net for the last ten years for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He made his debut in October 2003. He was the youngest goalie in the league. He was rookie of the month his first month he played. Fleury is from Canada…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 28, 2013  
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NHL Realignment: Get Ready for the Radical New Changes In Hockey Conferences And Divisions
The NHL Board of Governors have finalized their plan for league realignment. Now, that plan is in the hands of League Commissioner Gary Bettman as well as representatives of the NHL Player's Association (NHLPA). Once there has been a change to review the proposed plan by the representatives of the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 08, 2011  
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Top 3 Reasons the NHL Needs Hockey Jersey Ads:
1. They Look Cool! International hockey has had advertisements plastered all over their jerseys for years and people don’t seem to mind them. When I watch the annual Spengler Cup on TV from Davos, Switzerland, two things always stand out for me. First, the car that is given to the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 28, 2012  
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Easton Hockey Sticks!!
I remember my first Easton Hockey Stick like it was yesterday.  I purchased a S17 Easton hockey stick from the local ice hockey store for a mere $199.  As I found out later, the stick was well worth the money.  I was filled with the promise of a harder and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Sep 22, 2011  
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