The first time I heard the name Sidney Crosby, I was a senior in high school. I was at practice for my Junior Flyers team, the week before we headed up north to play a tournament against many of the top Tier 1 teams in the country, including Crosby’s Shattuck St. Mary’s. At that time… Read more
Posts in "Hockey Player Development"
As the hockey season progresses, fatigue accumulates. In other words, the intensive energy that most players bring into the season begins to fade somewhere around the mid-point of the season (near January) and a cascade of deleterious effects on performance follows. Ultimate In-Season Performance Factors Factor 1: The Diet Depending on the sport, it’s not… Read more
In honor of the international holiday that is David Lasnier’s 29th Birthday, I thought it would be appropriate to have him share with you some of his newly acquired wisdom that comes with another year of age. I asked David what he thought the three biggest mistakes hockey players make in-season were. His response below:… Read more
It’s an exciting time. With the opening of the NHL pre-season last week (and football season starting), we know that our days of watching the same diving catch and double play ball on Sports Center’s Top 10 everyday are FINALLY coming to a close. This is also an exciting time of year because a lot… Read more
As the chaos typical of off-season hockey training starts to die down, I wanted to share some “Wednesday Wisdom” with you. 1) Hockey Development includes, or should I say necessitates, taking time AWAY from hockey! My friend David Lasnier talks about this and other great hockey training tips in a podcast he recently did with… Read more