Posts in "Hockey Player Development"

College Hockey & NHL Draft

College Hockey & NHL Draft

Last weekend I had an opportunity to go to the NHL draft, which was an awesome experience. Anthony DeAngelo, who I’ve worked with for the last several off-seasons ended up being drafted 19th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightening. Ant has worked exceptionally hard over the Summer as long as I’ve known him and is… Read more

Assessing and Monitoring Performance Indicators

Assessing and Monitoring Performance Indicators

The preceding two articles discussed the various limitations to range of motion, and the 8 key factors influencing sport performance, respectively. If you missed them, you can check them out here: Understanding Range of Motion: More is not better Dissecting Performance Limitations Today’s article will build on these by presenting a few simple strategies to… Read more

Hockey Team Testing: Player Reporting

Hockey Team Testing: Player Reporting

A couple days ago I outlined the entire testing process we went through recently with the Philadelphia Flyers Junior Team. This included everything from test selection through implementation, and how we coordinated everything to ensure we got the most valid information, without overlooking the main intent of the camp: to prepare the players for the… Read more