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The World’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Rinks

One of the most thrilling feelings is skating on outdoor ice.  If you love to skate, there’s a good chance you’d love to skate on some of the world’s most […]

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Keeping up to Speed With 2018 Olympic Hockey

The 2018 winter Olympics are in full swing and we’re sure we aren’t the only ones with our tv’s on 24 hours a day right now!  The level of competition is […]

WIN an Alex Ovechkin Signed Jersey!

It’s the first day of February and we are kicking off this month in STYLE.  Hockey style, to be exact!  Alex Ovechkin style, to be even more exact! 😉 As […]

World Junior Championships 2018 recap and highlights

World Junior Championships 2018 recap and highlights

Article originally posted here. It may not have been the golden goose rivalry rematch 2018 World Junior Championship organizers dreamt up a day earlier, but Canada vs. Sweden didn’t disappoint in Friday’s […]

9 Podcasts for Hockey Fans

Podcasts are all the rage these days. You can throw your headphones in and learn, laugh and ponder everything from technology news to business tips to real life murder mysteries… […]

Sven Scores for HEROS

Sven Baertschi has been an Ambassador for HEROS dating back to the start of his NHL career in Calgary, and more recently with the Vancouver Canucks. Sven has spent lots […]

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7 Hockey Halloween Costume Ideas!

BOO! It snuck up on us too, but Halloween is just around the corner!  Seeing as we are the go-to resource for all-things hockey here at OneMillionSkates.com, we thought it would […]

True meaning of resilience

The true meaning of resiliency

The HEROS program (Hockey Education Reaching Out Society) is an initiative that launched in Vancouver, Canada in 2000 and has since expanded across the country. HEROS has engaged over 7200 boys […]

From Mentee to Mentor: A HEROS Success Story

The HEROS program (Hockey Reaching Out Society) is an incredible cross-Canada initiative supporting youth in at-risk neighbourhoods, but it is about so much more than just hockey.  HEROS is about […]

Healthy and Energetic Superfoods for Athletes

There are certain foods—fruits, vegetables and grains—that are like superheroes for your body. Chock full of nutrients, these superfoods offer incredible health benefits. Move over Superman, Wonder Woman and Hulk, […]

How to be a Great Team Parent

Tips For Parent Conduct, Team Trip Organization, and Communication. Youth sports programs often can only run with the help of parent volunteers. Whether your role on the team is crucial […]

Helping Kids Reach Goals

This article is originally published here. What gets lost with many goals, is that teamwork made them happen. With the encouragement of Constable Sue Crawford from the bench, 11-year-old Myrina took […]