Hockey Snapshots Since August 1, 2016

Hockey Snapshot: USA Champion Belle Tire Girls 16U Coach Mike Vigilante
Hockey Snapshot: USA Champion Belle Tire Girls 16U Coach Mike Vigilante

There is no perfect recipe for winning national championships, but if you ask the coach of the newly crowned girls 16U team he would say it came down to the slow yet consistent progression of his team…

by Colleen Degnan

Hockey Snapshot: Luke Kunin
Hockey Snapshot: Luke Kunin

The captain of the gold medal 2017 World Juniors Championship did not score the most goals, achieve the most assists or rack up the most points in the tournament but he did showcase something better than…

by Colleen Degnan

Hockey Snapshot: Michael Betcherman
Hockey Snapshot: Michael Betcherman

Long winter days in Ottawa consisted of pick-up “shinny” in the morning, afternoon and evening for Canadian native Michael Betcherman. Growing up aspiring to be in the professional hockey …

by Colleen Degnan

Hockey Snapshot: Reagan Carey
Hockey Snapshot: Reagan Carey

Learning to play hockey in her Chicago neighborhood at the age of six, Reagan Carey had no idea her future would be so interwoven with the sport she has now devoted her whole life to. Although at that…

by Colleen Degnan

Hockey Snapshot: Peter MacArthur
Hockey Snapshot: Peter MacArthur

When one can say hockey has raised you, brought you across continents, inflicted career-altering injuries and made you not only a player but also a mentor and still remains an integral part of your life…

by Colleen Degnan

Hockey Snapshot: Grant Besse
Hockey Snapshot: Grant Besse

If there was a textbook detailing on the correct development path a young hockey player should take it would likely feature a few of the common routes taken today with plenty of examples of players who…

by Colleen Degnan

Hockey Snapshots: Mason Jobst
Hockey Snapshots: Mason Jobst

Growing up in the shadow of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, Mason Jobst was not mezmorized by the race track. From a young age, he loved the sport of hockey, committing much of …

by Colleen Degnan