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In Flanders Fields The Poppies Blow

In Flanders Fields The Poppies Blow

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In [...]

November 11, 2014 Staff Writer Special Feature 0

Wishing One Million Skates readers a spooktacular Halloween!

Wishing One Million Skates readers a spooktacular Halloween!

Thanks for sharing your great pumpkin photos. [...]

October 29, 2014 Staff Writer Special Feature 0

Player Development Insights From a Three-Time Olympian

Player Development Insights From a Three-Time Olympian

After 25 years as a teacher and hockey coach at the prestigious Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, three-time Olympian Terry O’Malley knows his fair share about the development of aspiring elite-level hockey players.  In fact, with the help of his leadership, the Catholic residential and coeducational school for students in grades 9 through 12 [...]

October 22, 2014 Christi Judson Best Skate Forward, Inside Edge 0

Baseline Concussion Testing

Baseline Concussion Testing

If you have a child that plays contact sports, you may have already heard about “baseline concussion testing” — a cognitive evaluation tool designed to assess an athlete’s normal state of brain function prior to the start of the sports season. Though not intended as a sole diagnostic tool, baseline testing provides a comparison starting [...]

October 20, 2014 Staff Writer In The Corner, On The Fly 0

Mike Johnston on Building A Winning Team And How Parents Can Help

Mike Johnston on Building A Winning Team And How Parents Can Help

When the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks’ owner, Bill Gallacher, wanted to revamp the Hawks’ hockey operations in 2008, he turned to Mike Johnston — a sought-after coach who knows there’s a lot more to hockey than what goes on after the puck drops. With nearly 10 years of NHL experience, Johnston has an impressive track record [...]

October 17, 2014 Christi Judson Inside Edge, Pro 0

Behind The Bench — 5 guidelines every winning coach should follow to take the team to the next level

Behind The Bench — 5 guidelines every winning coach should follow to take the team to the next level

If you really want to be successful as a coach, if you really want to motivate and inspire your players to take their game to the next level, if you really want to build mental toughness in your athletes and have them perform under pressure, then you would be wise to follow these very simple, [...]

October 15, 2014 Dr. Alan Goldberg Best Skate Forward, Inside Edge 0