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Bchl Covid-19 Update
JuniorHockey.com Staff • 15 hrs. ago
BURNABY, B.C. – The BCHL provided an update today regarding their return-to-play plans for the 2020-21 season. On last week's final AGM call, the Board of Governors reviewed several different models put forth by the league office and ...
Daily Dish: Coyote Ugly
Stephen Heisler • 1 day, 6 hrs. ago
Coyote Ugly Definition:1) Waking up from a drunken stupor to find that your sexual partner of the previous night is not only ghastly, but is sleeping with his/her head resting on your arm. The only way to escape, without waking the beast, ...
Notes From A Hockey Mom: Keyboard Warriors -
Michelle Anderson • 4 days ago
You won't find the answers you're looking for in a Facebook group or a message board. One person tells you such-and-such camp is good, another tells you it's not. One person says you should attend this combine, ...
Daily Dish: ECHL Teams Considering the COVID Crossover to the NAHL?
Stephen Heisler • 6 days ago
ECHL teams are braced for a sequence of major changes due to the consequences of COVID-19. Professional teams from Kansas City, Allen, Wichita and Tulsa are in a prime position to join a number of former ...
Western States Hockey League 2020-2021 Season Announcement
JuniorHockey.com Staff • 6 days ago
As we all have learned over the last 10 weeks, there is a 'New Normal” underway, that is yet to be clearly defined in a current or future narrative. The WSHL was one of the first sports organizations, on March 6th, to ...
Daily Dish: Strange State of the Game
Stephen Heisler • 1 week, 0 days ago
With the month of June just a few days away, and thinking the 60-day extended weekend might be coming to an end, maybe it's time to talk about the strange state of the game. The plan here is to steer ...
Notes From A Hockey Mom: It's a Small World, After All -
Michelle Anderson • 1 week, 4 days ago
Since I've mentioned a few times about how small the hockey world is, I thought it might be a good idea to tell you a story demonstrating that. My son was a Bantam, and we were set to play an out of district scrimmage against a ...
Daily Dish: Beating the Odds
Stephen Heisler • 1 week, 5 days ago
Let us go ahead and say this first, today's Dish is not going to be necessarily about hockey. In fact, the only link to the game is in regard to my personal health and battle with a forever ...
Daily Dish: Are You in the Parking Lot?
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 0 days ago
Pay-to-play teams can become a key component of hockey's developmental system but today we will visit the darker side of the system...the parking lot. As this COVID-19 event continues to take bites out of the game, and junior hockey, ...
10 And A Game
JuniorHockey.com Staff • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
On this episode of 10 And A Game we spoke with Brady Leavold, former Swift Current Bronco and Kelowna Rocket. His story, like many other athletes, is one of a hope and promise to a dramatic demise due to substance abuse. Brady ...
Daily Dish: Supercharge Your Game
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Confidence is the most important asset in any young hockey player's toolbox. Confidence is often measured by on-ice success but is more about the individual's belief in his (or her) own ability. The player may have all the physical ...
Notes From A Hockey Mom: Cut? Now what?
Michelle Anderson • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
If you're cut or don't make a team, you have two choices. You can quit or you can keep going. Notice that complaining about politics or throwing a fit wasn't one of them. Chances are pretty good if you keep ...
Daily Dish: Perfect Time for the Deregulation of American Junior Hockey
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
How did the purest sport on earth get so complicated and dirty? The simple answer is pure greed. The current COVID-19 situation has turned the hockey world completely upside down, maybe now is the time to shake it up. There's never been a ...
Daily Dish: All Mouth No Cash
Stephen Heisler • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
In the old days it was customary to see somebody's house getting blown up on this column. Those days are behind us, for the most part, but once in a while I'll fire up the furnace for an encore performance. This could be one of ...
DAILY DISH: Don't Let A Lack of Discipline Blindfold Your Career
Stephen Heisler • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Well I know that this Daily Dish is not going to be popular. Let's face it; the discipline of players at this age is paramount and something that should not be taken lightly. All too often ...
Notes From A Hockey Mom: Prison Tactics
Michelle Anderson • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Quarantine is like a prison, especially for young people, so why not look to prison tactics for helping you stay in hockey shape? I hear some of those guys come out of there pretty shredded, and while I'm no prison expert, those ...
Daily Dish: Retired NHL Enforcer Mike Peluso
Stephen Heisler • 4 weeks ago
**BEST OF THE DISH**There is an absolute link between brain injuries to depression and suicide got the attention of retired National Hockey League enforcer Mike Peluso. Peluso was very straightforward about ...
10 And A Game
JuniorHockey.com Staff • 4 weeks ago
The Boyz are back with a 'special' podcast. On this episode they talk to Head Coach and GM of the Seattle Totems Mike Murphy. Coach Murphy opens up about things to [possibly] come for the WSHL and what he thinks about all the ...
Daily Dish: Always Cut the Thief
Stephen Heisler • 4 weeks ago
This article is going to touch on a subject that most of us have experienced. A player stealing team equipment or uniforms. In this particular case, the player entered the private residence of the general manager, with another player that ...
LIU Men's Hockey Now NCAA D1 Program
Michael Moore • 1 mo., 2 days ago
BROOKVILLE, N.Y. — Long Island University President Dr. Kimberly R. Cline, in conjunction with LIU Athletics Director Dr. William E. Martinov Jr., today announced the addition of men's ice hockey to the athletics department, with ...
Notes From A Hockey Mom: Another Camp? -
Michelle Anderson • 1 mo., 2 days ago
Why do coaches ask you to come to yet another camp after they've seen you play at a showcase or combine? Lots of parents and players think these events are simply money grabs because they didn't walk away with a roster ...
Daily Dish: Is There Really Such a Thing as an Improper Financial Benefit?
Stephen Heisler • 1 mo., 3 days ago
Pay-to-play junior hockey programs have all but criminalized the practice of allowing some players to play for free on the back of others that are paying the full fee. The practice is perceived to have a negative impact on a player's ...
DAILY DISH: What kind of coach are you?
Stephen Heisler • 1 mo., 6 days ago
It should not be such a difficult question...but ask any number of professional junior hockey coaches the same question and we will see most become uncomfortable trying to come up with the answer. The elevator speechEvery coach in the game ...
Notes From A Hockey Mom: I'd Like to Speak to the Manager -
Michelle Anderson • 1 mo., 9 days ago
Many hockey parents like to complain about politics. I have heard story after story as my son has made his way through the ranks, but for the most part it has been nothing more than gossip from over involved parents. ...
Best of the Daily Dish: Can't Miss to Can't Play
Stephen Heisler • 1 mo., 10 days ago
Choices. We all have to make them; most of us have more than a few that we would like to go back and change. Oh yes, the grand what if can set the mind on a whirlwind of day dreams. The path of least ...
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