Monday Clinic

So … yeah … not my most impressive showing at the clinic … On the plus-side, I have a new stick.  The old one was wood, no flex at all and cost $19.99.  New one’s composite, has some flex which may help my shot and was $69 – which is still on the cheap side, but it’s...

T’s Second Game

This morning’s game for T was a league game, the first league game of the new season. Period 1 – Shift 1 It looks like he took what his coach and I told him about skating harder to heart, because he really did pick up the pace today.  He skated hard on all his shifts...

Junior Hockey

After T’s game today there was a Metropolitan Junior Hockey League game between the Florida Eels and the Space Coast Hurricanes. I saw the Eels play a couple weeks ago at the Kissimmee rink, but I couldn’t stay for the entire game.  This afternoon I was able to watch...

T’s First Game of the New Season

So T had his first game of the new season this afternoon and we got to see whether the extra skating he’s done over the last month and a half has really improved his skills or not.  It wasn’t a league game at the rink his team’s at – one thing I like about his coach...

Friday Skate & Shoot

A simple skate & shoot last night and I practiced some of the things I need to work on. First I worked on something I noticed at Monday’s clinic.  From a standing start, I can start moving forward or backward pretty well, but at Monday’s clinic I was trying to...