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Cornered Coach: The Shot Clock

What's the perfect number of shots for a goalie to face? If you ask me, I say zero. As I've mentioned in this blog before, I was a goaltender in my younger days; not a great one, but good enough to play some junior and college hockey, mostly as a back-up.

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Mom Mondays: The Story of Jock and Jill

We’ve all heard the story of Jack and Jill – they were a couple of kids with an unfortunate lack of coordination and balance; probably one of the first references in English literature to concussions too! Poor Jack.

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Prospect Profiles: Carson Focht, Ty Dellandrea & Philipp Kurashev

This week’s prospects include Carson Focht (Tri-City Americans), Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds)& Philipp Kurashev (Quebec Remparts).

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Cornered Coach: The Wall

There was a huge explosion on the other side of the wall. Two of them, in fact. The source of the combustion? Two quick goals by the home team, followed by ear-splitting cheers from the local fan base. 

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Prospect Profiles: Calen Addison, Barrett Hayton & Alexis Gravel

This week’s prospects include Calen Addison (Lethbridge Hurricanes), Barrett Hayton (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds) & Alexis Gravel (Halifax Mooseheads).

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Mom Mondays: Snack Food Philosophy

It’s no secret that a hockey mom spends a great deal of time in her car. Most of the time, it’s just a jaunt to the local rinks and back for practices and league games.

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Cornered Coach: Quiet in the Crease

Goalies should be seen and not heard. And that goes for goalie parents, too. Recently, Toronto Maple Leafs netminder Frederik Andersen questioned his team's passion and work ethic. True, after a lightning quick start to the NHL season, the Leafs have come crashing back to earth.

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Prospect Profiles: Jett Woo, Ryan McLeod & Gabriel Fortier

This week’s prospects include Jett Woo (Moose Jaw Warriors), Ryan McLeod (Mississauga Steelheads) & Gabriel Fortier (Baie-Comeau Drakkar).

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Mom Mondays: Hockey Mom Lucky Charms

Hockey moms are known for a lot of things: driving, organizing, shopping, feeding, soothing, cheering, filling up water bottles, tying skates, learning how not to pass out from the smell of hockey equipment, just to name but a few.

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From the Press Box: Full Season

Things are ramping up, both on the ice and for us at HockeyNow. We have so many special things coming up soon and we can’t wait to share them with you. We’ve just released our lists of nominees for our third annual Fans’ Choice Awards. 

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Cornered Coach: Changing Lines

A lot of people love to stick their nose in other people's business. I should know. For over 30 years, that's how I've made my living. As a broadcaster and writer, I actually get paid to shove my proboscis in other folk's affairs. 

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Mom Mondays: It’s Tournament Time

If you haven’t already, you’ll probably soon be preparing for the first away tournament of the season. The out-of-town hockey tournament is generally all things excessive: too much food, too much driving, too much cheering, too much wine, too much loud music in the car for much too long — and far too little sleep.

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Prospect Profiles: Luka Burzan, Akil Thomas & Jared McIsaac

This week’s prospects include Luka Burzan (Moose Jaw Warriors), Akil Thomas (Niagara IceDogs)& Jared McIsaac (Halifax Mooseheads).

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Cornered Coach: Puck Luck

My two sons are a pair of puck heads. And I mean that literally, as they both love to sniff out black rubber jewels at all the many hockey games we attend. As I write this blog, I take a quick peak to the book shelf on my right and view a virtual puck pedestal.

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Mom Mondays: Namebar Needlework

If you thought hockey is a rough sport, you should try sewing namebars to the back of game jerseys! That is one of the toughest jobs I have as a hockey mom, and is one I struggle with every single season.

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Cumberland Grads netminder making the most of CCHL opportunity

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Krebs and Byram making strong case for top-round consideration in 2016 WHL Draft

- See more at: http://hockeynow.ca/minor-hockey/krebs-and-byram-making-strong-case-for-top-round-consideration-in-2016-whl-draft#sthash.3aAd2mSy.dpu
 
 
 
 
 


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