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5 Critical Locker Room Lessons

By blackhawksassociation | Feb 6, 2018 | Comments Off on 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

By blackhawksassociation | Jan 22, 2018 | Comments Off on 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

By blackhawksassociation | Jan 7, 2018 | Comments Off on 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

By blackhawksassociation | Dec 8, 2017 | Comments Off on 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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