Welcome, Welcome, Welcome to the NEW and improved Hockey Think Tank website!! As difficult as it was to leave such a great situation at the University of Michigan, I am excited to hop back in head first into one of my biggest passions in life: Educating and inspiring the hockey community. I am so fortunate […]
As a hockey mom, my day began after work preparing for the evening activities. We lived in organized chaos and I wouldn’t trade a minute of it. I know I was tough but I think my love and devotion showed as well. Once we entered the rink there was an instant family waiting for us.
Here are the Top 10 things that I believe teams need to win a championship:
Without that group of players, our crazy Russian coach that challenged us at every angle, and a parent group that bought into a different way of doing things in youth hockey…we all agreed that things may have turned out differently for each of us.
In my conversations with many parents, coaches, kids, and others…there is a certain word that gets brought up with a disturbing intensity: Fear, or FOMO – The Fear of Missing Out
Breaking down the costs of AAA hockey
In this post we are going to bring you the trends, tendencies, and story of how ALL Power Play goals were scored from the 2017-2018 NHL season.
Beyond the Big 10 championship, Frozen Four, Adam’s Hobey, and all the great things we accomplished as a group – the people are what made it so special. With the players, coaches, and staff that make Michigan Hockey go, I’ve made friends for life.
The 200-foot player. The swiss-army knife. The two-way competitor. A player that a coach can throw out in all situations and feel comfortable. And whether you’re up or down in the final minute of a one-goal game, that player is your rock.
This post will be the harshest criticism I’ll give of our youth hockey culture, including an abandonment of values on the part of a few people in leadership positions at USA Hockey.