The Edge Blog

  • Deking Moves the Pros Love

    Deking Moves the Pros Love  The art of the deke. It is something many players try but few master. It combines superior stickhandling with precise puck control and a quick shot. It is what fakes the defense and the goalie out of their skates and brings the crowd to its feet. Here we will discuss...
  • A Valentine’s Day Love Letter to Hockey

    A Valentine’s Day Love Letter to Hockey   The Red Line is Red, The Blue Line is Blue, I love everything about Hockey, And if you’re reading this, I bet you do too!   It’s February and you know what that means. Love is in the air! I’m not talking about roses and candy and cupid though. I’m talk...
  • The Tips to an Effective Wrist Shot

    The Tips to an Effective Wrist Shot There are so many important skills in the game of hockey. Being able to improve and eventually master skating, stickhandling, and passing is incredibly important. But, let’s be honest. There is nothing that is quite as rewarding or quite as fun as ripping a s...
  • The Breakaway Shot – Master it

    The Breakaway Shot – Master it   The puck squirts out into open ice. You are the first one to it. You take off. When you look up, there only clean ice between you and the goalie. You, my friend, are now on the breakaway!   One of the most exciting plays in hockey, the breakaway is thrilling, exci...
  • 6 Traits of Great Hockey Players

    6 Traits of Great Hockey Players       What do Wayne Gretzky, Dominik Hasek, P.K. Subban, and Connor McDavid all have in common? Outside of all being all-time great hockey players, you may say not all that much. Some are big and strong and physical. Some are agile and technically gifted. Some j...
  • 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 ...