The Joy of Hockey…Gone?

So where do I start?! Today I went with Liz to a stick time (open practice) session at our local rink, to get our weekly practice in, or as Liz calls it "our weekly dose of sanity." This was also Liz's first time back on the ice after being out injured for over a month... Continue Reading →

2 Hour Goalie Lesson!

Hey Guys!! So today Colin and I, for our last lesson with Reed, did a 2 hour long lesson. I've never done longer than a split one hour session so let me tell you, that was a workout! But it was a workout in more ways than one... I know that's a cheesy way to... Continue Reading →

Pickup: First game in ~6 months!

Hey guys! So this morning Colin and I went to a pick-up session, my first "game" in about 6 months. I was rusty to say the least. I always forget how much beer-leaguers forget about defense and how their shot choices are ... unconventional to say the least. For my playing: As I said, definitely... Continue Reading →

Penultimate Lesson with Reed

Today was our second-to-last lesson with Reed (very bittersweet!) It was a super fun lesson and we did some new drills! We started with the usual warm-up.  For the first drill, we started on the post, came up at an angle to the top of the crease, t-pushed to center and received a shot.  For... Continue Reading →

More Pick-up Games

Quick update here as we are in the middle of packing up our apartment. I went to pick up on Thursday morning to get in some playing time.  It was also my last day at work since Liz and I will be moving very shortly. It was an early morning skate at 5:30am so I... Continue Reading →

BIG NEWS + Goalie Lesson

Hey Guys!! So this post will be two-fold. First, the usual break down of our lesson on Tuesday. And second, I have some big news to share..... but I'll keep the suspense building on that for a while longer. For the lesson, we had our usual warm up and then worked a lot on post-to-post... Continue Reading →

Goalie Lesson: A Commentary

Hey Guys!! So as opposed to doing our usual analysis of our lesson, Colin and I chose to mix it up a bit! We recorded our lesson and did a commentary of it (with the help of a little wine). Buckle your seat belts, as it is quite a long video! Hope you guys enjoy!... Continue Reading →

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