The Edge Blog

  • Five Off-Season Hockey Training Tips

      Now that your winter hockey season is coming to an end, it’s time to start mapping out your off-season training schedule. So where do you start? This can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be, especially if you break it down into small, individual parts. Identify – The first step is to ...
  • Do you wonder how players like Connor McDavid and Patrick Kane consistently blow by defensemen and maintain possession of the puck?  What kind of puck handling drills did they do growing up?  In this post, I’m going to give you 3 tips that will drive defenders crazy.  Let’s get started. There ar...
  • Breakaway Tips to Light the Lamp

    There’s not a better feeling for a hockey player when you split the defense and are off to the races on a breakaway.  Players on the bench stand up, and everyone in the rink takes a deep breath to see who’s going to win the battle between the player and the tendie!   Most breakaway opportunities...
  • Where to shoot to score more goals!

    Everybody wants to know where to shoot to score more goals in hockey. The good news is that someone has provided the answer to that question, as well as many more to help you score goals!The Ontario Minor Hockey Association put together a fantastic visual chart, showing where every goal was scor...
  • The Four Ps to Hockey Success

    1. Purpose  Every day needs a simple objective and it's important to make small gains every 24 hours. Simply going through the motions is not going to help you achieve your goals and take your game to the next level. Purposeful training will give you the ability to perform at your best during g...
  • A Hockey Players’ New Year Resolution

    The New Year is a perfect time to realign your goals with your progress thus far this season. Decide what you want to improve on, put your mind to it and go out and make it happen! How? Read more! For hockey players the holiday season is a great time to recharge your batteries and refocus on th...