Category Archives: In Season

Atlantic Canada Fall/Winter Clinics featuring Power Edge Pro

Check out this list of clinics in Atlantic Canada to source out your opportunity to train with the unique Power Edge Pro on ice training system; St. John’s, NL Saturday, September 28 @ 8pm – Glacier 1 – Atom/Peewee Sunday, … Continue reading

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The PowerEdgePro Training System

After two weeks and four camps with elite level players, I have firsthand experience with the PowerEdgePro Training system—it works big time! Joe Quinn, the inventor of Power Edge, spent time at all camps and I worked directly with him … Continue reading

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Winning a Big Game

I had a special coaching experience last week. Over two weeks ago I took over as head coach of a junior team. There were 8 games left in the regular season and the team was in last place in their … Continue reading

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Planning For Next Seaon

Last post I mentioned the great hockey week I was having last week. And, it was a great week. The last paragraph made reference to players starting to worry about what they would be doing next season… This is where … Continue reading

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Hit The Net! Hit The Net!

As I watched the second intermission show of the Flyers at Toronto Maple Leafs game, TSN commentator Ray Ferraro commented on a point that we have all heard so many times—hit the net! The Leafs had already missed the net … Continue reading

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How To You handle Limited Ice Time and Sitting Out

Every player wants to play. Nobody likes to not get a regular shift. And, it can be maddening and embarrassing to not play a regular shift or sit out a game. First, try to objectively understand why you are in … Continue reading

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Developing Your Skills as You Become a Better Team Player

Now that the season is under way, each player should be doing his part to be a team player and good team mate. The coaching staff is responsible for presenting and teaching the systems that they want in place. There … Continue reading

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Player-Coach Conversations in Season

The most common question I have heard from players to this point in the season is ‘how do I talk to the coach?’ It should not matter if it is the head coach or one of the assistants. There are … Continue reading

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Habits—They Are With Us Everywhere We Go

Want to work on something each day that will make your season more successful and make you a better player or coach? Spend time each day working on improving your habits. Coaches talk about habits often. Parents constantly strive to … Continue reading

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Moving the Puck the Key to a Defenseman’s Success

Toronto’s Globe and Mail writer Matthew Sekeres posted an article on Sunday, November 29, 2009. With the buildup to the Vancouver Olympics in high gear across Canada, the main focus as always is on the men’s hockey team. Using insight … Continue reading

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