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Improve Your Passing Skills

Improve Your Passing Skills

HockeyEveryone wants to be the one to put the puck in the back of the net but, truth be told, the type of player that every great player wants to play with is a great passer. Being able to thread a long, cross-ice pass through the defense or perfectly set up a quick one-timer are skills that will get you far in the game of hockey.   Read more

 

New Year, New Decade, New You!

New Year, New Decade, New You!

Off-ice hockey trainingNew Year's is a time to both look back at the years past and forward to the years ahead. The end of a decade and the beginning of a new one makes it an even better time to do so. The 2010s have been an amazing decade for hockey. The decade ahead is filled with promise too. A 32nd team will join the bunch with the Seattle team joining in 2021. Young guns like Auston Matthews, Jack Eichel, Brock Boeser and Nathan MacKinnon will try and place their names among the biggest stars. And, every team will start fresh and try to add their names to the Cup in the 2020s. Read more

 

Happy Holidays from Snipers Edge

The First Indoor Hockey Game

Off-ice hockey trainingIn 1875 members of the Victoria Skating Club in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, gathered for the first organized match of a new sport the club had been playing recreationally, on frozen ponds for some time.
James Creighton, a Canadian lawyer, engineer, journalist, and athlete gathered his friends, members of the club, and some students from McGill University to play an official game where teams would be chosen and scored would be kept.  Read more