Been There, Heard That: Transition From Player to Coach

One of the most common questions I am asked now that I’m finished my playing career is, “How do you like coaching and being behind the bench instead of playing?” At first it was a big learning curve, and it continually is, but as I began to settle in as a coach, it really made me see things about hockey in a an extremely different light. For one, it allowed me to be a part of the process as to how things are done and which method is best to achieve success. I now see a hockey team as .....

Another Canadian Catastrophic Collapse….Right?

So the World Junior Hockey Championships has come to a close with the USA taking home the gold for the third time in the last 10 years.  Once again Canada didn’t win gold.  In fact, they didn’t even win a medal.   So let’s bring out the boos and the jeers and start calling for the end of the world.  Let’s round up a lynch mob and go camp outside PearsonTorontoAirport and wait for Steve Spott to step off the plane.  Let’s tout Malcolm Subban as an overrated, flash-in-the-pan ch.....