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Adam Oates Clinic

The Palm Beach Hawks benefited from an awesome clinic with “Top 100 NHL’er” Adam Oates. Check out what the kids had to say about their experience. Click Here to see the video.

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Former Hawk Nicholas commits to UCONN

The Palm Beach Hawks are excited to announce that former Hawks goalie MacKenzie Nicholas (Lake Worth, FL)  has committed to the University of Connecticut (UCONN) Huskies to play for the Division I Women’s Hockey Team for the 2018-19 Season. Nicholas’ was a member of the Hawks a few years back and always took her training…

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5 Tips for Building Confidence

Confidence is built on successes, big and small. Scoring a goal, posting a shutout, or even just completing a few simple passes can help a player’s confidence. “You can tell a player is confident on the rink by their want for the puck and their willingness to try to make plays throughout the game,” Minnesota…

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5 Critical Locker Room Lessons

Whether it’s academic success, a healthy lifestyle or success in the business world, there is little doubt that playing sports, especially for those that continue through high school, is associated with a positive impact on players’ futures. Ask adults who played sports themselves and it’s easy to find stories of how athletics teach the values…

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Dr. Stuart’s Tips to Fight the Flu

With recent cases of influenza, especially from the H3N2 virus, including in and around hockey, Dr. Michael Stuart, chief medical officer of USA Hockey, has issued recommendations to help prevent the spread of the virus. “Influenza is not specific to hockey and is by no means an epidemic. However, we have had cases in hockey…

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Be a Better Skater in 2018

As we ring in the New Year, hockey players who want to continue to progress in their development should resolve to work on a fundamental skill that is often overlooked as players get older: skating. Hockey has always been the fastest sport on ice, but today’s game is – and will continue to get – …

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You Might Know Me as Ghost

Shayne Gostisbehere Defenseman / Philadelphia Flyers I used to wake up everyday at 4 a.m. to go to the rink. That’s how dedicated I was when I was seven. My dad would drive my sister and me through the dark on an empty highway, then I’d get to the rink and do what I loved…

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Leaman on preparing for body-checking

10/31/2017, 11:00am MDT By Michael Rand Nate Leaman sees hockey at two pretty major extremes on a regular basis. He’s in his 15th season as a NCAA Division I men’s hockey head coach, having turned Union College into a contender before leaving for Providence College in 2011 – and winning an NCAA title in 2015.…

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Fun Drives the Hockey Engine

Hockey is a simple game. Not in the sense that it’s easy to play, but at its core, hockey is simply a game. Games are meant to be fun, and typically, the kids who enjoy them the most are the ones who play more frequently and eventually become the better players. “As we research childhood…

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