Jim Craig Listed His 1980 Olympic Memorabilia
Jim Craig a.k.a ‘Miracle On Ice’ is in hopes of selling all of his 1980 Olympic Memorabilia for an asking price…
Fire Howson, Occupy Blue Jackets Continues to
With the sixth highest salary in the thirty team league, it would be safe to assume that the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets…
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”.…
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…
Contentious First Round Marks the NHL Playoffs,
The first round of the NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs has been nothing short of amazing, to put it mildly. There are a…
NHL Playoffs Begin Who's the Favorite To Win?
The NHL Playoffs have begun and 16 teams prepare for battle to-be the Stanley Cup Champions. The 2012 season was an…
Hockey Articles (73)
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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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 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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Purchasing Ice Hockey Skates ? - Things Your Need to Know!
When I was a kid, I got my first pair of ice hockey skates from a garage sale.  They were leather, smelly and the blades were dull.  For the first couple years of my hockey career, I was accustom to crappy skates!!  As I got older and stronger my father…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Sep 22, 2011  
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2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs - The All Concussion Team
Nathan Horton, Daniel Sedin, Jonathan Toews, Daniel Briere, James van Riemsdyk, Chris Pronger, Sidney Crosby. All NHL players who figure prominently in their respective team’s success or failure during the playoffs, and, all who are suffering or have recently suffered concussions. Nathan Horton Horton’s most recent concussion was suffered on…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Apr 11, 2012  
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Hockey Flexibility Exercises - Prevent Injuries And Perform Better!
Including flexibility during your hockey season, and off-season is crucial. This will help you to prevent injuries and increase your performance on the ice.  There are two types of stretches: static and dynamic. Static exercises are ones where you hold a stretch. It should be held for 15-30 seconds. A…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 11, 2011  
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Is the Only Way to Save Hockey to Remove NHL Teams?
Is 30 NHL Teams Too Many? In 1990 the NHL was at a turning point. 21 teams duked it out in those days in places like Hartford, Winnipeg, Minnesota and Montreal. Hockey was played by in places where it was cold for six months out of the year. And the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jan 02, 2013  
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Ice Hockey Coaching Tips, The Breakout
LEARNING THE BREACKOUT Breakout from defensive zone The breakout can be the hardest way for starting a rush into your opponents zone. To start a breakout from your own zone it is normal for a defender to be setup behind his own net as the centerman builds speed by circling…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 20, 2013  
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Hockey Shin Guard Guide
Level of play When considering which type of hockey shin guards to purchase, the most important factor is where you will be using them. Different levels of play create a wide range of hazards for your shins and knowing what to expect on the ice can save you a few…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 23, 2011  
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Fire Howson, Occupy Blue Jackets Continues to Gather Steam
With the sixth highest salary in the thirty team league, it would be safe to assume that the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets would be a pretty good team. That assumption is sadly, wrong. In it's brief history, the team has made the playoffs exactly one time, only to be swept…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 29, 2012  
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Leg Workouts for Hockey
As I'm sure you are well aware, your leg muscles are being used at all times on the ice. The ability to strengthen and develop a more powerful lower body will allow you to skate faster and be stronger on your feet. This can be easily accomplished through off ice…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 06, 2011  
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LA Kings Hoist the Cup After Decades Of Waiting
The Los Angeles Kings entered the National Hockey League in 1967. After a season that did not look like much to write home about, they have finally did what every team dreams of doing at the start of every hockey season. They won the Stanley Cup. But, they did so…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jun 12, 2012  
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Mr Hockey Continues to Raise Money for Dementia Research: 83 Year Old Legend Still Makes Appearances
For thirty three years, he was on the ice- very few hockey players today can even dream of matching his professional degree. Gordie Howe, now eighty three, so personified the sport that he was dubbed "Mr. Hockey" and the name still fits him today. Along with his son, Marty, Howe…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 03, 2012  
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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 the summer? What types of activities or specific exercises can be performed from April to the beginning of August to stay in shape but also try to improve certain…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   May 22, 2013  
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Keep Your Head Up!
According to ice hockey analysts and NHL statistics, there were approximately 50,000 hits on the ice in the past 2010-2011 NHL hockey season. Of these hits, approximately 50 hits were considered headshots and of those headshots approximately half of the hits resulted in a serious injury to a player causing…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 02, 2011  
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Canuck Car Flags Invisible
As Canucks fans mull over the prospects of their team getting ousted in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, many are asking how can this happen to the President's Trophy winners? The signs of a Canuck's impending implosion were evident in the last months of the regular season.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Apr 16, 2012  
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Gaining weight for hockey players
A lot of people want to know how to gain weight for hockey players. Gaining weight is a lot simpler than people make it out to be. Gaining weight for hockey players is often effective because it makes you more difficult to push around on the ice. Is it easier…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 13, 2011  
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The Best Rookie Seasons In NHL History
The NHL is a lot like MLB in that rookies do not always make an immediate impact on a team. It can take years for a player to go through the farm system before he even gets the chance to be an NHL rookie. The Rookie of the Year award…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jan 28, 2013  
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Hockey Games Kids Will Love
Hockey is such a wonderful sports and every years it gain more and more fans. No wonder more kids are looking for ways to play hockey even outside a ice rink. When a child start really enjoying hockey, he only thinks about it all day and wants to play at…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Dec 23, 2013  
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Hockey Pants Guide
Hockey Pants Guide Hockey pants are definitely not created equal. The law of diminishing returns applies to hockey pants. Long pants or short pants, the more money you are willing to spend, the better protection and the more comfort you will get – but only to a certain point. Once…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 25, 2011  
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Sidney Crosby==> Done?
Could Sidney Crosby be finished with playing hockey? I hope not because he is an amassing hockey player, as well as a great ambassador for hockey. It's hard to argue with what Sidney has accomplished in his short NHL career. Sidney Crosby entered his first year in the NHL only…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 01, 2012  
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Agility Training for Hockey
Hockey is a game of speed, this makes agility crucial in the game. It allows you to dodge checks, deke around appointments and be more agile on the ice. It certainly makes you more difficult to hit, allowing you to keep the puck longer and create more scoring oppurtunities.  Agility…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Oct 07, 2011  
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Stream Canadian Hockey Abroad On Your Computer
Any Canadian that's been abroad knows that's it's not always easy to get live streaming hockey outside of Canada. I was in the Czech Republic for a few years, and even there, it's a bit sketchy. Now I'm in China, and there's NO WAY. Anywhere outside the realm of the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Jul 18, 2012  
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2013 Winter Classic Announced: Detroit Red Wings Will Host the Toronto Maple Leafs In An Original Six Showdown
Two major stories were being closely watched this past week in the NHL world. Number one of those developing stories was the announcement of the location for the 2013 Winter Classic, the traditional outdoor hockey game that has been a major draw for the league since it was started. The…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Feb 11, 2012  
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I have been to a Junior hockey game today. This all happened about 5 weeks ago when I was on a nice…
The NHL Board of Governors have finalized their plan for league realignment. Now, that plan is in…
This NHL season has already seen four coaches lose their jobs, three of them in the same week. Davis…
The goalie position in ice hockey could be considered the most important position in the game. Having…
Hockey is a very competitive sport, and off ice hockey training for kids is a much talked about issue…
The New York Rangers linger in first place in the Atlantic Division and in the Eastern Conference.…

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