Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 16

10 Things NCAA Programs Look for in a Recruit

NCAA Scouts

Most of the misconceptions in junior hockey today revolve around what NCAA programs look for in a recruit.  Having coached at the Tier II Junior ‘A’ level, I’ve heard them all.  I’ve had kids I’ve coached tell me, “My advisor says I need to score 30 or more goals to get a sniff from a …

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Sep 03

NFL Dodges Tackle in Concussion Crisis: Is the NHL Next?

On Thursday, August 29th, a federal judge announced a settlement agreement between the NFL and a group consisting of more than 4,500 former NFL players.  The tentative $765 million settlement was reached with the NFL agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research related to long-term effects of trauma-induced head injuries. Over …

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