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2017

The Prep School Option

  With the emergence of Shattuck-St Mary’s over a decade ago as arguably the best hockey development program in North America, almost everyone knows that the prep school option is out there. Too many hockey families, however, dismiss the option…

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2016

Prep schools battle to be the next big hockey factory

By: Ryan Kennedy, the Hockey News, on March 6, 2015   St. Andrew’s alum Warren Foegele (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)     The first-ever National Independent School Invitational Championship is happening now, just north of Toronto. Hosted by St….

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2016

Prep Hockey – Facts & Myths

  By Damon White, Varsity Hockey Coach – Hotchkiss School   We would like to respond to some of the most frequently asked questions about prep schools and prep school hockey. What is this school world all about?   What…

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2015

The changing landscape of prep school hockey

. The players and platform of New England Prep School Hockey has evolved through the years The Hotchkiss School     It seems like yesterday that the New England Prep School Hockey circuit was the place to play for aspiring…

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2014

Playing High School Varsity Sports May Help Make Players Winners in Business

By S.Z. Berg NEW YORK — The lessons learned playing varsity sports in high school appear to carry over into the workplace, even some 60 years down the road. Cornell University researchers found that former high school varsity athletes seemed…

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2014

10th annual NEHJ Prep School Guide

    By NEHJ Staff For the region’s prep school hockey teams, the competition begins long before the first game of the season is played. Attracting prospective student-athletes can be a battle on several fronts. From a hockey standpoint, many…

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2014

Taking the Prep School Path

    Prep hockey is thriving as a path to Division I college hockey. Literally hundreds of NHL scouts and college assistant coaches will convene on weekends at rinks around New England and beyond – prep hockey tournaments. The action…

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2014

Defender mentality

By Matt Williams   St. John’s Prep senior Ean Mendeszoon (6), shown here in a duel with Malden Catholic, says stick work is crucial for a defenseman at the high school level. (Dave Arnold/New England Hockey Journal)   There aren’t…

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2014

Phillips Andover keeps focus on task at hand

  By Arielle Aronson Phillips Andover is on the cusp of making the Martin/Earl tournament for the first time in four years.   Patriots coach Bill Belichick, a Phillips Andover graduate, is notorious for his intensely-focused and team-centric approach to coaching,…

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