5 Things Hockey Coaches HATE Seeing Their Players Do (that you’re probably doing)

Ben LevesqueCoaching, On-Ice Skills5 Comments

5 things hockey coaches hate by built for hockey

It’s rare that a hockey player gets under a coach’s skin for no reason. Usually, coaches bench or reduce a player’s ice-time due to bad attitude, bad decision-making, or an obvious lack of work ethic. Still, it usually ends up being specific actions that really throw coaches over the top and get them to the point where they’ve just had enough. In … Read More

One Simple Tactic for Maximizing Scoring Chances on a 2-on-1

Ben LevesqueOn-Ice Skills6 Comments

how to attack 2 on 1 in hockey

The 2-on-1 is one of the most electrifying plays in hockey. It can turn the tables in any hockey game if properly executed, and—aside from a breakaway—is arguably the most favorable situation for adding another goal to the scoreboard for your team. But don’t be fooled… The 2-on-1 play in hockey isn’t always the holy grail of scoring chances that people … Read More

5 Tips for Breaking a Scoring Slump in Hockey

Ben LevesqueMental Game, On-Ice Skills6 Comments

5 tips for breaking a scoring slump in hockey

Ahh the annoying scoring slump—every hockey player’s worst nightmare. It sneaks up on you when you least expect it and can turn what seemed like a good start to the season into the worst scoreless streak of your career. Whether you play hockey competitively or just for fun, the ‘scoring slump’ is VERY real. If you’ve been in a scoring slump … Read More