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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.

Happy Halloween

 A very happy halloween readers!     Hockey Fans, Check out these pumpkin stencils carve your favourite hockey image! Send your pictures to for your chance to win a prize! […]

Strength Training Tips for Hockey Moms

The life of a hockey mom can be busy taking care of the needs of a son or daughter during the season. With all the driving to games and practices, […]

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

‘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 […]

Ringing the TSX bell for charity

Wed, Dec 3, 2014 – Terron Falk from CIBC joins Sonia Sunger to talk about the 30th annual CIBC Miracle Day where employees are asked to donate their fees and […]

The MacGyver Way: Using What You Have

A few weeks back, I asked a group of 17-year-old boys I was doing a career workshop with if they knew who MacGyver was. Thankfully, most of them did, which […]

What You Don’t Eat Can Make You Sick! Stay healthy this hockey season with these top cold and flu fighting foods

Even though we are in an age of overconsumption, many athletes are falling short of the recommended daily nutrient intake. This not only puts you at high risk of getting […]

Losing the Bubble-Wrap: What I learned from failure

Are young athletes today too over-protected? Sometimes failing, making mistakes and playing on a second-string team can be the best thing for them.

Don’t worry that you might fall this Fall

It’s the season for starting something new! Try stepping out of your comfort zone this fall and see where it takes you.

HEROS Partners with

CALGARY, AB – Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) and TheDrillBook.Com are very pleased to announce a partnership in support of grassroots hockey initiatives across Canada.’s coaching and development […]

Nick McCurdy’s Success Story

Fitness Activities for Dad and Kids

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your kids. My dad and I created great memories keeping fit together during the off-season. Today I’m sharing a few of my favourite activities I shared with my dad growing up.