The Edge Blog

  • Improve Your Passing Skills

    Everyone 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 ...
  • New Year, New Decade, New You!

        New 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 Blackhawks, Bruins, Kings, Penguins, Capitals, and Blues hav...
  • Happy Holidays from Snipers Edge

        In 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, ...
  • Dryland Hockey Tiles vs Hockey Shooting Pads

    Dryland Hockey Tiles vs Hockey Shooting Pads The best way to get better as a hockey player is to train. When you are on the ice, it is easy to work on all the skating and stick skills you need to develop your game. Just because practice ends though, does not mean you have to stop working on the s...
  • Score More Hockey Goals

    Score More Hockey Goals When you ask hockey players what they want to get out of training, you hear a wide range of answers. They will tell you they want to skate better and faster, become great at controlling the puck, or be able to put a cross ice pass right on a teammate’s stick. While you hea...
  • Stickhandling Tips

    Hockey Stickhandling Tips Stickhandling is among the most important skills a young hockey player can work to master. Outside of skating, it is the skill that players will use the most on the ice. What is the key to becoming a great dangler? It is practice and repetition. The more you practice sti...