Archive for February 2015

Hockey Stick Welder Video

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This is a short 90-second video where I talk about stick handling while on the roof of my apartment. Hey, it’s hockey season and ice time is hard to come by right now. I address a problem I have noticed as very common for adult beginners. If you notice the same issue or have further... Read more »

Local Amateur Hockey Player Joshua Kaye Dies in Car Crash

Local Amateur Hockey Player Joshua Kaye Dies in Car Crash
This has been a very sad week for amateur hockey in Chicago. Amateur player Joshua Kaye, 27, of Des Plaines, was killed in a car accident on Sunday, February 15. Josh, his girlfriend Brittany, his father and his father’s girlfriend were returning from a ski trip in Wisconsin when their van was struck around 8:30... Read more »

New 3-on-3 Beginner Hockey League in Chicago starts soon

New 3-on-3 Beginner Hockey League in Chicago starts soon

Johnny's Ice House is starting a new 3-on-3 hockey league for beginners this month. Games will be played on their newly constructed studio ice arena, which is a lot smaller than a regulation hockey rink. In turn, this will emphasize puck handling over all-out speed. Is this new league right for you? I attended three practice games on Johnny's studio rink, and have some insight you might find helpful in deciding if you should join.

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