The Hockey Life

Focusing on the beer leagues, tournaments, and a look at those who put up with hockey players.

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Dream Unleashed: A Hockey Movie

A gritty biopic about an underdog hockey player facing insurmountable odds Dream Unleashed, a hockey movie written and directed by Daniel Hrebik, is a gripping...
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Beer League Hockey Player Profiles

This article has been making its way around the web. It is the creation of the folks at Orland Kurtenblog. The list just keeps...
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Hockey Analytics: How Data is Changing the Game 

Hockey analytics offers profound insights into players’ performances For nearly two decades, analytics has been reshaping the sports world. They offer profound insights into players’...
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Body Contact in Rec Hockey

While adult leagues are generally non-checking, everyone knows that contact is inevitable. Hits are bound to happen.
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Life Lessons from Hockey

Hockey is a physically demanding sport. It teaches resilience, determination and the ability to bounce back from failure There are many life lessons from hockey...
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NHL Offseason: 5 Key Aspects

The 5 essential areas players must focus on in the NHL offseason True fans of the NHL understand the value of the offseason. Before the...
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The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs

Virginia hockey powerhouse Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs unveil their protected list for the 2023-2024 season The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs are fresh off a championship...
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The Growing Popularity of Hockey

Hockey continues to grow steadily in popularity every year, captivating fans with its fast-paced action, physicality and thrilling highlight-reel moments Here in the U.S., the...
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NHL 2023: 8 Takeaways from Last Season

The NHL 2023 season recently ended as the Vegas Golden Knights bagged their first-ever Stanley Cup win. Here are 8 takeaways from the season. The...
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Bruins Eliminated: The How & Why

Bruins Eliminated: How the NHL’s top team of the 2022-23 season was sent packing by an eighth-seeded team Boston Bruins eliminated by the Florida Panthers...