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  • Experimental Resolutions

    Experimental Resolutions

    I have nothing against goals and resolutions but I’ve stopped making them… well sort of.  I grew up with a fabulous father who is super

  • The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

    The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

    In May 2013 I had the privilege of hearing Clara Hughes, one of the greatest Canadian Olympians, speak at the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Excellence

  • HEROS in Ireland

    HEROS in Ireland

    Martina Byrne is a Youth Development Officer with Finglas Youth Service, in the Republic of Ireland. Finglas is one of the most marginalized and socially

  • Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

    Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

    November can easily be the most stressful and physically draining months of the season requiring a brotherhood amongst the team that motivates players to play

  • Giving the Gift of Hockey

    Giving the Gift of Hockey

    Well, the holiday season is upon us once again. At One Million Skates we are happy to be a part of a hockey family that

  • Become Your Own Slump-Buster!

    Become Your Own Slump-Buster!

    All of us get into a slump once in awhile. Follow these strategies to help get yourself out of it.

  • Enjoy the Ride

    Enjoy the Ride

    When I was a young hockey player, back in Belleville Ontario I use to love this time of year. I loved the feeling of the

  • What Fuels YOU?

    What Fuels YOU?

    What do all of these situations have in common? They all require energy to be performed, and just like a car gas fuel to perform;

Experimental Resolutions

Experimental Resolutions

I have nothing against goals and resolutions but I’ve stopped making them… well sort of.  I grew up with a fabulous father who is super goal oriented and who helped me frame the importance of setting out what you want the future to look like in order to achieve it, we’re all good up until [...]

January 4, 2016 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting On The Fly, Overtime 0

‘Twas the Morning of Christmas — A One Million Skates Hockey Poem

‘Twas the Morning of Christmas —  <em>A One Million Skates Hockey Poem</em>

‘TWAS THE MORNING OF CHRISTMAS A One Million Skates Hockey Poem  By Christie Judson   ‘Twas the morning of Christmas, when all through the house every hockey lover was stirring, even the mouse; The stockings were emptied by the chimney with care, In hopes that a shiny new puck could soon be found there;   The [...]

December 25, 2015 Staff Writer Special Feature 7

Fröhliche Weihnachten!

Fröhliche Weihnachten!

In 1980 the Cornwall Royals won the Memorial Cup, Canada's National Junior Championship. As a result of this victory, the team got to represent Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Fussen, Germany, the following Christmas. [...]

December 24, 2015 Marc Crawford On The Fly, Overtime 0

The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

In May 2013 I had the privilege of hearing Clara Hughes, one of the greatest Canadian Olympians, speak at the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Excellence Series. Hughes is one of only 5 athletes ever to have medaled in the Summer and Winter Games in the sport of Cycling and Speed Skating, respectively. She spoke of [...]

December 10, 2015 Dan Church Road to Sochi, Special Feature 0

HEROS in Ireland

HEROS in Ireland

Martina Byrne is a Youth Development Officer with Finglas Youth Service, in the Republic of Ireland. Finglas is one of the most marginalized and socially deprived areas of Dublin. Her job involves working with some of the most vulnerable young people in the area; the service provides educational, emotional and social developmental supports which empower [...]

November 30, 2015 Staff Writer Unsung HEROS 0

Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

November can easily be the most stressful and physically draining months of the season requiring a brotherhood amongst the team that motivates players to play at their fullest potential. Having a group of players that are motivated and ready to make the necessary steps to achieve the next level is essential in a team’s development. [...]

November 30, 2015 Jonathan Irving Best Skate Forward, Inside Edge 0