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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

Orderly Chaos — The best scheduling apps, organizers and tips for busy hockey families

Orderly Chaos — The best scheduling apps, organizers and tips for busy hockey families

Without an organized schedule, the hockey season can pass like a hurricane and leave your family feeling chaotic, stressed and unable to relish the experience of participating in one of North America’s favourite pastimes. However, by following a few simple tips and making use of one or two of the many great organizational tools available today, [...]

October 10, 2014 Karyn Beacock On The Fly, The Clock 0

Show Me The Money! 5 ways to save on hockey equipment

Show Me The Money! 5 ways to save on hockey equipment

With the hockey season underway, parents across the country are feeling the strain on their wallets. Let’s face it — minor hockey is an expensive game. You’ve got your enrolment fee to pay, protective gear to purchase, skates and other equipment to buy — the costs tally up, fast. Fortunately, there are several ways to [...]

October 6, 2014 Kristyl Clark — Lifestyle Writer On The Fly, Rink Rats 2

Under Pressure!

Under Pressure!

As the season begins to slowly come to a close, the focus level of my team has become increasingly better. My team understands that topnotch performance is essential in every practice, game, period and shift. It’s with this idea in mind, I feel as though the last week of hockey leading into the state championships [...]

March 6, 2014 Jonathan Irving On The Fly 0

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 7, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting On The Fly, Overtime 0

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, 2013 Marc Crawford On The Fly, Overtime 0