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12 Defensive Tips 12 Defensive Tips

Defense and goaltending typically wins championships. It’s interesting how year after year the Stanley Cup–winning team typically has the fewest goals... 

Minnesota Wild News

Stay Connected with the Wild Everywhere You Go! Stay Connected with the Wild Everywhere You Go!

Stay Connected with the Minnesota Wild in a number of different ways! Be alerted as soon as breaking news happens through Facebook, Twitter, email and... 

Coaching

The Five “B’s” That Improve Post-Game Conversations The Five “B’s” That Improve Post-Game Conversations

The intensity and emotion of a close competition can easily carry over into post-game discussions. It is often difficult for coaches to stop trying to... 

Parenting

Glossary: 5-Hole Goal Glossary: 5-Hole Goal

Little goalies seem to be full of holes — gaping holes to the left, to the right, above their heads. If they’ve got 5 holes, they have 20. But as goalies... 

Equipment

How to Heat Mold Skates at Home How to Heat Mold Skates at Home

Do you remember soaking skates in hot water or any other crazy way to break in skates? Things are easier now, just get them heat molded and you have cut... 

Nutrition and Health

Q&A: How to Help Your Player Get Bigger and Stronger Q&A: How to Help Your Player Get Bigger and Stronger

Becky asks: “My son is 15 years old and is playing hockey (midgets).  He is 5’7 weighs 145 and is trying to figure out how to make himself stronger. ... 

Youth Sports Character

How to Encourage Good Sports Conduct How to Encourage Good Sports Conduct

Parents often enroll their child in a hockey program to build character. Sport participation by itself, however, does not develop character in athletes.... 

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