Sunday, May 22, 2022
Home On Ice Skaters


A collection of articles, tips, and techniques aimed at everyone who plays outside the crease, whether offense or defense.

Hockey Defense

3 Ways to Play Great Hockey Defense

3 simple ways to up your D game
Penalty Box

The Penalty Box: 10 Dos & Don’ts

How to handle your penalty
hockey center

Man in the Middle: The Hockey Center

One thing I’ve learned is that when one moves from the wing to center, there is quite a bit of responsibility.
Edge Control for Goalies

Edge Control: A Must for Goalies

A goalie must be the best skater on the team
non-checking hockey

Body Contact in Non-Checking Hockey

While adult leagues are generally non-checking, everyone knows that contact is inevitable. Hits are bound to happen.
Face-off circle

Face-Off Circle: What Wingers Should Watch For

The 3 things every winger must know about the face-off circle   Face-offs occur so many times in a game that it’s easy to stop thinking...
Puck management

6 Keys to Puck Management & Shot Selection

With better goaltending and shot blocking, scoring goals requires good puck management and shot selection   By Rick Traugott   As a player who finished his career at the university level...
Blind Hockey

Blind Hockey Players: Out of Her Comfort Zone

One woman's story of playing in the Blind Hockey Tournament
Weight Training

Weight Training for Hockey Players

Weightlifting can improve your on-ice performance
Playing the Body

Playing the Body in the Rec Leagues

The art of using the body in non-checking leagues