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From Mentee to Mentor: A HEROS Success Story

The HEROS program (Hockey Reaching Out Society) is an incredible cross-Canada initiative supporting youth in at-risk neighbourhoods, but it is about so much more than just hockey.  HEROS is about […]

Helping Kids Reach Goals

This article is originally published here. What gets lost with many goals, is that teamwork made them happen. With the encouragement of Constable Sue Crawford from the bench, 11-year-old Myrina took […]

Exclusive Q&A With Renowned Skating Coach Barb Aidelbaum

Barb Aidelbaum is a devoted member of the HEROS family, as a co-founder and part of the HEROS Board of Directors.  Her dedication to not only coaching but to every student she’s […]

5 Things You Should Know About Nutrition For Hockey

One of the most common questions I get asked from parents is if I can talk to their child about nutrition. Every team and player I work with gets educated […]

Become Your Own Slump-Buster!

All of us get into a slump once in awhile. Follow these strategies to help get yourself out of it.

Happy Halloween

 A very happy halloween readers!     Hockey Fans, Check out these pumpkin stencils carve your favourite hockey image! Send your pictures to info@onemillionskates.com for your chance to win a prize! […]

Who Sets the Goals?

Everyone has goals for a team. From the organization down, there are a number of goals that are important, but in terms of setting expectations and the all important “parent-coach […]

Meet the Parents

Meeting the parents is sometimes a daunting task, and as the season approaches, I felt would be appropriate to share tips for coaches to run effective parent-coach meetings. A good […]

‘Twas the Morning of Christmas — One Million Skates Hockey Poem

‘TWAS THE MORNING OF CHRISTMAS A One Million Skates Hockey Poem By Christie Judson ‘Twas the morning of Christmas, when all through the house every hockey lover was stirring, even […]

Ringing the TSX bell for charity

Wed, Dec 3, 2014 – Terron Falk from CIBC joins Sonia Sunger to talk about the 30th annual CIBC Miracle Day where employees are asked to donate their fees and […]

The MacGyver Way: Using What You Have

A few weeks back, I asked a group of 17-year-old boys I was doing a career workshop with if they knew who MacGyver was. Thankfully, most of them did, which […]

What You Don’t Eat Can Make You Sick! Stay healthy this hockey season with these top cold and flu fighting foods

Even though we are in an age of overconsumption, many athletes are falling short of the recommended daily nutrient intake. This not only puts you at high risk of getting […]