Let’s face it, anyway you slice it tryouts are the lifeblood of a hockey team. Whether you are holding a week-long training camp or a few isolated evaluation skates, tryouts are the foundation upon which your season will be built. The tough part is that tryouts can be just as stressful for a coach as … Read more
Every year, thousands of young hockey players and their parents want to know how to get recruited for college hockey. If you’re one of them, keep reading. This guide will help you get started in the right direction. At this point you may have put in years of practice and spent tens of thousands of … Read more
The poke check is the unsung hero of defense in ice hockey. It is used more than any other type of check. There’s more to it than just poking your stick at the player with the puck. We go over the basics of poke checking and some things to be careful when using the technique.
It is essential to find the best hockey skates for you. They say you date your sticks but marry your skates. So choose wisely… This hockey skate buying guide will introduce you to the best overall skates on the market and help you choose the skates that will work for you and our hockey skate … Read more
Finding the best ice hockey stick for you is one of the most important things for an ice hockey player. Welcome to the ultimate stick buying guide. We give our recommendations for the best ice hockey sticks of 2018 and a complete guide to selecting the best ice hockey stick for you or your youth player.
Do you want to learn how to play goalie in hockey? Think you’re ready for the blistering slap shots? The pressure of being the last line of defense? The nerve-racking experience that comes with knowing that the slightest mistake could end in catastrophic consequences for your team. Terrific! Let’s get started on how to you … Read more
You can’t get out on the ice if you don’t have the right ice hockey equipment. If you want to pick out a specific piece of gear, then click on one of our buying guides above. If you are just getting started and want to learn a little bit about what each piece of gear … Read more
Now that you’ve got your skates, stick, and pads and you’ve learned to skate you need to learn ice hockey positions? Now that it’s time to start playing a game, you need to know where on the ice everyone should be. The ice hockey positions are Center, Right Wing, Left Wing, Right Defense, Left Defense, … Read more
Ice hockey is a fast growing sport and in turn many people are starting to take the ice at all ages, but many are not really sure the best way to get started. There is a lot of things to figure out if you want to get started playing ice hockey, but this guide will provide you with the basics of what to do and what to expect.