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Back to the fundamentals

 

By Andy Ness

 

When we do our camps, regardless if it’s Mites or the pros, it always comes back to the fundamentals of skating. It is very clear to me that there is a distinct difference between doing something and doing something well.

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Five common goalie equipment mistakes in youth hockey

 

By Jeff Hall
Stauber’s Goalcrease Coaching Director

Here are five common goalie equipment mistakes we see in youth hockey:

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Officially Speaking: End-of-season mailbag

By Mark Lichtenfeld

 

Dear OS: I’m pretty sure you were on the two-man crew for my kid’s PeeWee game at the Presidents’ Day tournament. There was a blatant trip in our offensive zone in the third period. It was right in front of your partner on the goal line by the boards and neither of you called squat. Our team lost 4-3, and honestly, I expected better from a veteran like yourself. Guess our St. George referees perform differently.

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From college to the NHL

 

By Kevin Kurtt
Let’s Play Hockey Editor

If you’ve watched nearly any NCAA sporting event on television in the past several years, you’ve seen the ad. You may even be able to recite the tagline: “There are 380,000 NCAA student-athletes, and just about all of them will be going pro in something other than sports.” It’s a noble campaign directed at educating the masses that most athletes in college will see their athletic careers come to an end at graduation.

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