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From the Press Box: A Buzz In The Air

Just like that, the puck is dropping or about to drop on regular seasons across the country. With that comes a fresh pool of talent to shake up predictions, and of course some great new content in print and online from yours truly.

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From the Press Box: Gearing Up

There’s something in the air. With tryouts and preseason action underway across the country, we’re finally days away from the regular season officially beginning. 

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From the Press Box: Winning Formula

If you’re a frequent reader of HockeyNow, I’m sure you’ve seen one version or another of our description of the Minor Hockey Player of the Year award, namely that it is given to players who “best exemplify sportsmanship, leadership, hockey ability and performance, and school and community participation.”

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From the Press Box: At the top of their game

Back in 2015, when he was a CIH Academy minor midget/midget player and Windsor Spitfires second overall draft pick, Gabe Vilardi was named the HockeyNow Minor Hockey Player of the Year. And now, just two years later, he’s coming off an incredible Memorial Cup performance and preparing for a life changing draft day.

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From the Press Box: Highlight Reel Performances

Earlier in the season, it seemed an almost sure thing that the Otters, Sea Dogs and Pats would be joining the Spitfires in Windsor to compete for the 99th edition of the MasterCard Memorial Cup

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From the Press Box: Peak Time

As we all know, March is huge in hockey and once again, there have been a ton of great stories coming out of the game this month. We’ve seen champions crowned in university and female NCAA hockey, plus some stellar games and upsets in the final playoff and provincial rounds of minor and school leagues. 

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From the Press Box: Just Getting Started

Once again, we went from counting down the days to the puck dropping in the fall, to wondering where the time went as the regular season winds down. 

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From the Press Box: Looking Ahead

January is here again and we’re well into another great season of hockey. HockeyNow just wrapped up a busy few weeks of World Junior coverage. If you need a WJC fix between now and December, check out our website to relive it all, from exhibition to heartbreaking final.

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From the Press Box: Opening Doors

Hockey as a stepping stone, eh? When I was a kid, all I wanted to do was play. It didn’t matter if it was street hockey, one-on-one in the carport or ball hockey at school, I just wanted to play.

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From the Press Box: In Full Swing

It’s been a busy month at HockeyNow. We launched our Fans’ Choice awards last year in the hopes of getting a little extra buzz around some awesome schools, manufacturers and tournaments that do so much to help grow the game. Read More

From the Press Box: The Greater Good

There’s a buzz in the air. Regular seasons across the country are officially underway or moments from starting. It’s been great to watch all the preseason action, but now it’s time to see which players and teams will take the early lead and which draft prospects will shake up predictions.
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From the Press Box: Winning Formula

If you’re a frequent reader of HockeyNow, I’m sure you’ve seen one version or another of our description of the Minor Hockey Player of the Year award, namely that it is given to players who “best exemplify sportsmanship, leadership, hockey ability and performance, and school and community participation.” Read More

From the Press Box: Cream of the Crop

We’re days away from the NHL Entry Draft and we feel like a kid on Christmas. Or maybe more like a parent watching their kids on Christmas. Getting to see young men who we’ve followed for years get scooped up by pro teams is a pretty special thing. Read More

From the Press Box: Another One in the Books

And yet another season flies by. As minor hockey associations across the country say goodbye to a long season of sweat and tears, wins and losses and hopefully a lot of fun, we at HockeyNow have been putting together another edition of our Parade of Champions. Read More

From the Press Box: We knew we were on to something…

It’s been a big month in minor hockey, and we’re just getting started. A huge March highlight has of course been the OHL Cup, which slates 20 Minor Midget teams from across Ontario and some of the United States in a showcase tournament.  Read More


 

    

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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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