The Edge Blog

  • Give The Gift of Hockey This Season

    Every year around the holidays players are settling into their team and things are starting to gel. We always have enjoyed asking players on our teams what they would like for gifts over holiday break. Sometimes those lists align with their hockey skills, sometimes they don’t. Regardless, it’s ...
  • The Value of Off-Ice Hockey Training

    The Value of Off Ice Training   No matter how naturally talented you are on the ice, you cannot just expect to lace up the skates and dominate on game day. The best hockey players all know that training is one of, if not the most, important part of becoming a great player. That means long hours a...
  • 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...