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The Decision to Not Allow NHL Players to Compete in 2018 Olympics
The Decision to Not Allow NHL Players to Compete in 2018 Olympics

For the past five Olympic Games, the National Hockey League has allowed their players to play in the Winter Olympics. For players, this is not only a great honor but a fantastic opportunity to represent…

by Andre Liou

2017-18 USA Hockey Rule Changes
2017-18 USA Hockey Rule Changes

Every four years, the USA Hockey Board of Directors reviews the playing rules. Once reviewed, the board votes on what rules need to be modified and what ones need to be added.  Many rules were observed…

by Andre Liou

Become a Better Skater by Tuning Your Skate Sharpening
Become a Better Skater by Tuning Your Skate Sharpening

It’s spring time. For hockey players everywhere this means 2 things: First, it’s time for a well-earned break. While we know there are spring leagues in full effect, for most it’s a…

ACHA Showcases Talent in Columbus Ohio
ACHA Showcases Talent in Columbus Ohio

For the first time in its 26-year existence, all five divisions of the American Collegiate Hockey Association showcased their best talent in Columbus, Ohio, from March 9th through March 19th. Better …

by Miles McQuinn

A Look at College Hockey with Mike Snee of College Hockey, Inc.
A Look at College Hockey with Mike Snee of College Hockey, Inc.

College hockey is known for crazy student sections, sellout crowds, high entertainment value and numerous unforgettable moments. The talent that is pumped out of the NCAA ranks is pretty good too. From…

by Miles McQuinn

A Look at USA Hockey in 2017
A Look at USA Hockey in 2017

Following not only one but two, two-goal comebacks, another Troy Terry clutch shootout goal and Tyler Parsons slamming the door shut on Canada in the United States' 5-4 win in the world junior hockey …

by Miles McQuinn

Giving More Than The Game
Giving More Than The Game

In just a few days, hockey players around the world will wake up to brand new skates and sticks with values attached to them that continue to boggle the imagination and shrink parental bank accounts. …

by Miles McQuinn