The Edge Blog

  • Game Changing Gifts For The Holidays!

    As the season hits full swing and players are settling into their spot on the team, there are probably a few aspects of their game that they really like, and others that a player recognizes they need to improve. The holidays are a great time to pump the brakes and evaluate your game. Here are ...
  • Who's The Scariest Player On The Ice?

    Halloween is a fun time of year with everyone dressing up in costumes, in fact one of our favorite costumes is when people dress up in goalie gear and trick or treat in the ‘Jason from Friday the 13th ‘/ Vintage goalie mask! So with this spooky holiday on the horizon we sat down with a goalie to...
  • 5 Things Every Defensemen Needs to Know

    As a former NHL defensemen, I've played with and against the best players in the world, and there are some key attributes about playing defense that I like to share with players. Here are five of the most important tips for hockey defensemen that need to be considering if you want to be a success...
  • Pre-Game Prep for Hockey Players

    It’s been said in pretty much all of the hockey circles, that goalies are a little bit on the goofy or weirdo side. Yes, I’ve played with a couple that would fit that description, but for the most part, I think goalies have gotten a bad wrap. Some of my best friends and guys I hung out with the m...
  • NHL Stickhandling Drills by Coach Pitlick

    If you look how people process information, they typically will use one or acombination of the 5 senses, Sight (vision), hearing (audition), taste (gustation),smell (olfaction), and touch (somatosensation). As a long-time hockey coach,one of the first things an instructor learns is that players l...
  • Sniper’s Edge How-To: How to beat the Goalie

    It’s easy, just shoot and score!! Well, I wish it was that simple, but it’s not. There’s aproblem, there’s someone with big pillows on their legs and a goofy mask that hasone mission in life, to not let that black biscuit you’re shooting get past them. Below are some hockey shooting tips on how t...