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Larry Feist: From The Press Box



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

From the Press Box: Something in the Air

Spring has sprung. The Memorial Cup is upon us. I am really proud of our team for pulling together eight fantastic pages for our preview section. We give you a full page on each of the participating teams.

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From the Press Box: Getting in Focus

At this time every year, there is a major focus shift from minor hockey, winter season style, to spring hockey. Over the last decade or so, the rise in prominence of spring hockey is truly amazing. It’s almost an industry of its own.

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From the Press Box: March Madness

March Madness. It sure is, but it’s not just about basketball. Provincial championships from coast to coast are in progress, just finished or are wrapping up.

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From the Press Box: Statistically Speaking

Advanced hockey analytics, statistics, metrics. We’ve heard these terms a lot lately, but what do they really mean? I definitely am not an expert. In fact—like many of you, I assume—I really couldn’t care less, well most of the time.

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From the Press Box: Special Honours

This time of year is a busy one, with playoff preparation, planning spring tryouts and lots of travel. In B.C., it’s also a busy time for the BC Hockey Hall of Fame, who recently announced the 2015 inductees and are ramping up for the induction ceremony this summer.

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