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Daily Dish: Remember when?
Stephen Heisler • 7 hrs. ago
Growing up in Alaska, one of the fondest memories was the endless supply of ice time. The Anchorage School District and city had outdoor rinks with boards set up all over the area, Elementary schools, and ...
Daily Dish: Nahl Elite Eight Forecast
Stephen Heisler • 2 days, 7 hrs. ago
Now that we are down to the nitty-gritty of the North American Hockey League Playoffs, let's go ahead and make a few bold predictions. For the record, it may not be a good idea to bet the house on anything I have to say as my track ...
Daily Dish: Monday Mash
Stephen Heisler • 4 days ago
Yea, I've been a little off my game after lawsuit threats, rankings complaints, and other issues that stole a bit of my Daily Dish thunder. Sometimes one must throw caution to the wind and let it rip… today is going to be one of ...
Daily Dish: Retired NHL Enforcer Mike Peluso
Stephen Heisler • 1 week, 1 day 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 his ...
Daily Dish: Ultimate Hockey Job
Stephen Heisler • 1 week, 2 days ago
Technology has changed the way hockey is played. Now it is also changing junior and college coaches' levels of recruiting. The game has evolved from a sport with pockets of participation in different areas of the ...
Yarmouth's Barron 7th Nominee for Haugan Memorial Coach of the Year
JuniorHockey.com Staff • 1 week, 3 days ago
Yarmouth Mariners' (Maritime Hockey League) Head Coach Laurie Barron has been selected as the seventh monthly nominee for the Darcy Haugan Memorial North American Coach of the Year award. The annual award is presented to the current ...
Daily Dish: Cash can buy class
Stephen Heisler • 1 week, 4 days ago
It's that time of the year again as players are making plans and attending camps with hope of upgrading their development to higher levels of play. Just as any family transitions from one home to another, the ...
Daily Dish: Don't Be A Dip
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
The warning found on tobacco products clearly defines the risk of using the product. Athletes like San Diego Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn have ignored the labels for decades despite knowing ...
Best Of The Daily Dish: Under Exposed
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Pay-to-play junior hockey should be about developing into a higher caliber player and getting the exposure needed to elevate to the next level of play. I'm sorry to say that from the operators' ...
Daily Dish: Where is the Gym Coach?
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
North Americans are fat. We are in the worse shape in the 230+ years of our existence. A number of factors have contributed to this problem, like TV, computer games, and maybe even fast ...
Daily Dish: Enough is enough
Stephen Heisler • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
How does a junior hockey team 'accidentally” house a underage minor player at the home of a convicted sex offender? Details are still coming to light, but it has been discovered that the player was ...
Daily Dish: USPHL's Jim Hunt Dropping Bombs on NHL Broadcast
3 weeks, 2 days ago
The United States Premier Hockey League's Jim Hunt (Jersey Hitmen) joined the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils broadcast and promptly dropped some humongous misrepresentations about his program. About three minutes into the ...
Daily Dish: Writers and Broadcasters Wanted
Stephen Heisler • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Here at JuniorHockey.com, the season never ends and that's where you fit in. The site has grown to provide the most extensive coverage of hockey's most exciting level of play. The flurry of news related to ...
Daily Dish: NAHL Secretly Testing Virtual Linesmen APRIL FOOL'S 2019
Stephen Heisler • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
**APRIL FOOL'S PRANK**Who really wants to be an on-ice official these days? USA Hockey has about 25,000 registered on-ice game officials, but it's an ongoing battle to maintain those numbers. Putting up with disgruntled ...
Daily Dish: All About the Benjamins
Stephen Heisler • 4 weeks ago
It's on! It's the time of the year when the pressure to convince players that they absolutely must sign right now, if they want to a guaranteed spot for next season, is at an all-time high. That's the teams that are generally funded ...
Cougars and Oil Kings set to play exhibition match in Dawson Creek
Clifford Hofferd • 4 weeks ago
It was announced on March 26th that the Prince George Cougars and the Edmonton Oil Kings will play a series of exhibition games in Dawson Creek at the Encana Events Centre. Spectra Venue Management along with Tourism Dawson Creek, ...
BCHL Final Four Set for Battle for Fred Page Cup
Jesse Adamson • 1 mo., 0 days ago
After a pair of Game 7s last night, the final four teams in the BCHL Playoffs are set as the Prince George Spruce Kings will play the Victoria Grizzlies and the Wenatchee Wild will take on the Vernon Vipers with a chance to go to the Fred ...
Daily Dish: Second Bite from the Apple
Stephen Heisler • 1 mo., 1 day ago
It appears that non-sanctioned pay-to-play junior teams are not the only folks trying to block players from moving up the ladder of development. As if players needed any additional motivation to play outside the sanctioning body of USA ...
Translating the French names of the QMJHL teams
Clifford Hofferd • 1 mo., 2 days ago
As a non-French speaker I have always been curious as to the meaning of the names of certain teams in the QMJHL. I have decided to look these names up and share what I have learned. Disclaimer: All information comes directly from ...
Daily Dish: Perseverance
Stephen Heisler • 1 mo., 6 days ago
About an hour away from their destination, a junior team was on the way to a playoff series when the coach addressed his players. 'We are going up here to face the Mavericks, and we can not let the hostile atmosphere seal our fate,” ...
WHL Bantam Draft Lottery Results 1-22 set for 2019 draft
Clifford Hofferd • 1 mo., 6 days ago
The WHL Bantam Draft lottery was held today to determine the order of which teams pick in the upcoming Bantam Draft. The actual Bantam Draft will be held in Red Deer Alberta on Thursday May 2nd 2019. The draft order for all teams is ...
OHL and QMJHL Playoff Matchups set
Clifford Hofferd • 1 mo., 6 days ago
With the Kamloops Blazers winning their tiebreaking game against the Victoria Royals all the playoff matchups for the first round of the WHL playoffs are set. As for the Ontario Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League ...
Small things matter...all of the time
Jeff Kolcon • 1 mo., 7 days ago
A few years back, we had syndicated our hockey radio show to include Ann Arbor, MI (WTKA 1050). The first show of the season featured Red Berenson, Head Coach of Michigan. I had a brief stint with Coach Berenson in the eighties and ...
Blazers and Rockets set for Tiebreaker game
Clifford Hofferd • 1 mo., 7 days ago
In a rare occurrence two teams from the WHL are meeting tonight to decide which team qualifies for the post season. The Kelowna Rockets and the Kamloops Blazers are set to play tonight in Kamloops ...
Daily Dish: Five Most Influential in North American Junior Hockey
Stephen Heisler • 1 mo., 8 days ago
This countdown is not based on anything but perception, ambition, reputation, and the proven ability to push an agenda. #5, Donna Kaufman, USA Hockey - It was not too long ago when Dave Tyler filled the Junior Council chairman's ...
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