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Duck Soup: Anaheim’s Recipe for Success (1996)

November 30, 2011 General 1 Comment

Duck soup: Anaheim’s recipe for success (1996)
By Alex Carswell
Nov 6, 2001, 20:54

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More Youth Coaching with Pat Burns

November 28, 2011 General No Comments

More youth coaching with Pat Burns
By Alex Carswell

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Bustin’ Out: Adding Options to Your Breakout

November 27, 2011 General 2 Comments

Bustin’ out: adding options to your breakout
By Greg Siller

This first appeared in the 12/1995 issue of Hockey Player Magazine®

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Breakout plays are used by a team to move the puck out of their defensive zone and into an offensive attack. The ability to effectively move the puck out of your own end is important both defensively and offensively. Defensively, it means that you have eliminated the offensive threat from your opponent. Offensively, it means that you have possession of the puck and now have an opportune to score. … Continue Reading

Respect Your Officials

November 26, 2011 General No Comments

Respect your officials
By Fred Pletsch
Nov 6, 2001, 20:37

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Get in Gear and Stay Fit

November 25, 2011 General No Comments

Get in gear and stay fit
By Wayne Anderson

They’re some of the oldest questions in hockey—especially roller hockey: How do I know if my son/daughter’s skates fit right? Is my stick too long or too short? The answer to these and other fitting equipment questions will be explained below. Just keep on reading, and learn how to size yourself up.

There are some general guidelines to properly fitting your equipment, but personal preference is also a factor once the player wearing the equipment becomes slightly advanced. Some of the basic do’s and don’ts of fitting equipment are listed below.

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The Pro Schedule

November 24, 2011 General No Comments

The pro schedule
By Mitch Korn
Dec 27, 2007, 08:32


After spending the past four seasons as the goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres organization, I thought I’d share some things that seem to separate the pros from the rest. Here’s what makes them so special.

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Ready… Set… Stop!

November 23, 2011 General No Comments

Ready… Set… Stop!
By Robby Glantz
Nov 6, 2001, 20:29

Yzerman: A skilled stopper. ©BBS

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Stay Sharp: Getting the Most from Your Skates

November 19, 2011 General 2 Comments

Stay Sharp: Getting the most from your skates
By Robert Hineline and Andrew A. Turnbull
Dec 27, 2007, 08:05

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Living on the Road

November 18, 2011 General No Comments

Living on the road
By Sam Laskaris
Nov 6, 2001, 20:00


Daniel Cleary, Greg Smyth and Rick Vaive probably don’t have a lot in common. Cleary is a highly-touted teenage hockey prospect, Smyth is a journeyman pro defenseman, while Vaive—a former NHL star—is now in charge of a minor pro franchise in South Carolina.

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Youth Coaching Tips from Pat Burns

November 17, 2011 General 1 Comment

Youth coaching tips from Pat Burns
By Alex Carswell
Nov 6, 2001, 19:57



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