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…
Mr Hockey Continues to Raise Money for Dementia
For thirty three years, he was on the ice- very few hockey players today can even dream of matching his professional…
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…
Sidney Crosby==> Done?
Could Sidney Crosby be finished with playing hockey? I hope not because he is an amassing hockey player, as well as…
Ice Hockey Off Ice Training In the Summer
Have you ever wondered, now that the regular hockey season is over, how to approach ice hockey off ice training in…
Washington Capitals Fire Bruce Boudreau, Ailing
Bruce Boudreau has the designation of being the coach who got his team to two hundred wins faster than any other in…
Hockey Articles (73)
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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is Creatine Bad for You?
There is constant discussion if creatine is bad for you. It is the most used sports supplement in the world. It is important you learn the facts about creatine. Also, consult with a physician if you plan to start taking creatine.  Your body naturally makes creatine every day. The amount…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 10, 2011  
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The NHL Lockout: My Open Whine to No One In Particular
There was a glimmer of hope when the NHLPA and the team owners came together once again to negotiate but that glimmer of hope has been squashed like a bug on the highway, thank you very much. More than twenty hours in two days time and for what? The owners…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 08, 2012  
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Hockey Glove Guide
Consider Level of Play. When considering which hockey gloves to purchase, the most important factor to consider is the type or level of play the hockey gloves will be used for. If you're not playing in a highly competitive league, there is little need for superior protection and any glove…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 22, 2011  
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With NHL Trade Deadline Looming Nash Fans Ask: Will He Stay Or Will He Go?
His name is being batted around by many of the teams in the league. If he were to actually indicate a real desire to leave the Columbus Blue Jackets, it is likely that Rick Nash Mania would go to a full boil rather than the constant simmer it is sitting…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 20, 2012  
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What is Tipsforbetterhockeysiterubixcom
ABOUT ME The first thing you should know about me is that I just love hockey more that anything in my life and so I am a big fan of the National Hockey League. The only problem is that I found this passion a little to late for me! Let…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 20, 2013  
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Hockey Training for Strength
There is really only one way to efficiently increase your strength... life heavy! Contrary to common belief, to get strong you should be lifting about 5 sets of 1-5 reps. Not lifting as many times as you can. Strength is essentially how much power your central nervous system can generate when…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 06, 2011  
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Nik Lidstrom Retires: Legendary Defenseman is One Of Greatest Hockey Has Ever Known
Even though his teammates called him the "Perfect Human" for his lean, chiseled body and year round workout schedule, it was inevitable that this day would come. But, inevitable aside, the day was no less sad when Nicklas Lidstrom walked to the podium and quietly announced the end of his…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jun 01, 2012  
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Mike Milbury Charged With Child Assault: Former Player And Coach Suspended From TV Job For Now
In a dozen seasons with the Boston Bruins, Mike Milbury established himself as a thug, an enforcer and aggressive player on the ice. During one memorable game, he established himself as all of those things off of the ice as well by climbing over the plexiglass into the stands and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 17, 2011  
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Is Sidney Crosby the 2013 NHL Mvp?
Sidney Crosby is one of those players that the NHL tries to adorn with as many awards as possible to maintain Sid the Kid as the face of the league. But injuries have played a major role in slowing Crosby down the past few years and he has not been…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Apr 17, 2013  
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We all have seen the traditions carried on in sports but there is one that is a very unique one that…
Is 30 NHL Teams Too Many? In 1990 the NHL was at a turning point. 21 teams duked it out in those…
Two major stories were being closely watched this past week in the NHL world. Number one of those…
It has been over three hundred days since Sidney Crosby was on the ice as part of the Pittsburgh…
Jim Craig a.k.a ‘Miracle On Ice’ is in hopes of selling all of his 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for…
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