As players across the world prepare to hone their skills in the off-season, we have put together a 3-part video series covering the basics of training stickhandling off ice. In part one we cover basic technique, dribbles, and practice drills to help you train properly.
Another exciting NHL season has come to a close – this year with one of the original six teams bringing home the Stanley Cup. Although the finish was a bit strange, it’s safe to say it was an exciting final game. In this week’s Learn from the Pros segment, we’ll take a look at the last two goals of the 2009-10 NHL season.
As the final two teams battle for the cup, there are plenty of intense moments and great plays. This week we’ll look at Claude Giroux’s OT winner vs the Blackhawks on 6/2/10.
As the final four teams inch closer to their goal of playing for the Stanley Cup, the intensity level of games continues to rise. This week in our Learn from the Pros segment, we’ll take a look at a goal from the Western Confrence finals between the Hawks and Sharks. The goal we’re looking at comes from Chicago’s Dustin Byfuglin (#33) on a nice setup from Patrick Kane (#88).
What a week in the playoffs. Upsets and game sevens – it doesn’t get much more exciting than this! In this week’s Learn from the Pros segment, we take a look at a goal by Montreal’s Mike Cammalleri. Cammalleri’s goal helped hoist the Canadian’s past the Penguins in their seven game series.
Playoff hockey this year has certainly delivered excitement as expected. One series not short on rivalry is the Boston vs. Philly match-up. In this week’s Learn from the Pros posting, we’ll take a look at a Boston goal scored off a blocked shot and a big hit.
This week’s Learn from the Pros clip features Marian Hossa’s goal against Nashville on 4/24/10 to put the Blackhawks up 3 games to 2 in their first round series. Hossa, who was serving a 5-minute penalty for boarding comes out of the box, finds a break in Nashville’s coverage and puts home a rebound.
This week’s Learn from the Pros segment look at one of Alex Ovechkin’s goals against Montreal on April 21st, 2010. The goal is scored on a power play rush started by Capital’s Norris Trophy finalist Mike Green. Some subtle plays and a great shot lead to Ovechkin’s first of the night.
This week’s Learn from the Pros clip features a goal by Vancouver’s Daniel Sedin from brother Henrik. The entire play takes less than 10 seconds, but there are lots of learning key points.
I’ve decided to start a new weekly section called “Learn from the Pros” which will feature plays from professional hockey. The idea is to take small pieces of the game and break them down so they can be used as learning tools for coaches and players. This week, we’ll look at two goals – the first from Andrew Ladd against the St. Louis Blues, and the second from Justin Williams against the Anaheim Ducks.