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Canadian University Hockey

2015

College Hockey Atlantic – Combine Event

  On June 18th, almost 200 of the very best young Bantam, Midget, Prep School and Junior hockey players from Atlantic Canada will gather  in Halifax  to compete under the careful eyes of dozens of coaches, scouts  and recruiters, who…

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2015

Important and Careful Decisions Ahead

By David MacDonald,  originally written on April 2nd 2014   At this time, a large number of players and their families are considering options, and so at this point, I present a number of facts and figures that  every player…

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2015

Laurentian Voyageurs men’s hockey takes Europe

By Julie Lopez After a fantastic first half of the 2014-15 season, the Laurentian University Voyageurs men’s hockey team experienced what one could describe as the opportunity of a lifetime. During the Christmas break the men traveled overseas to Europe…

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2014

Concussion – the Invisible Injury

    Matt Eagles is a medical student at Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador (Class of 2017) and a former Major Junior and University hockey player. He is a founding member of Concussion-U   On Saturday November 19, 2011 I…

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2014

Major Juniors vs. College Hockey, what’s the better choice?

  This is one more article that talks about that ever-ending question…. and there really is no right or wrong answer, in my opinion. The answer truly lies within each player, through a self-evaluation, and realistic view of the position in which a…

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2014

Important and Careful Decisions Ahead

By David MacDonald At this time, a large number of players and their families are considering options, and so at this point, I present a number of facts and figures that  every player and family should consider. In presenting this…

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2014

Northern Junior Hockey Watch: CHL vs NCAA

  by DON SUPPA SAULT STE. MARIE -Today’s edition of the Northern Junior Hockey Watch will feature my thoughts on an ongoing and increasingly ugly debate: Major Junior (Canadian Hockey League or CHL) vs.  NCAA college hockey.  Specifically, what route…

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2014

5 Types of Questions You NEED to Ask a College Coach

by Kerry Brown While knowing what questions to expect from a college coach and how to answer them is important, any conversation with a coach also allows the student athlete an opportunity to find out some critical information that will…

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2014

CIS repatriation rule designed to keep top athletes in Canada

By Travis Paterson As a desirable school with plenty of successful sports teams the University of Victoria could see a bump in NCAA student-athletes transferring here for the 2014 fall season. The Canadian Interuniversity Sport has axed one of its…

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2013

Is Hockey Just a Sport?

  By Patrick Powers – written in 2002 When people approach me and ask what I do for a living, I say, “I’m a professional hockey player”. These people usually have one of two responses. They are either envious, or…

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