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Cole Spicer Uses Hometown As Inspiration

U18 forward hopes to leave a legacy for future North Dakota skaters. When thinking of all the states across America that were the pinnacle of hockey in its early days, many of us think about the "3 M's" - Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota - but today, hockey has spread so large across the nation.
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Gophers Ranked Fourth in USCHO Preseason Poll

MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota comes in at No. 4 in the Preseason Division I Women's Poll, U.S. College Hockey Online announced on Monday. The Poll is compiled weekly and consists of 15 voters, including coaches and women's hockey writers from across the country. provides in-depth coverage of college hockey.
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Caps Hire Dr. Aimee Kimball as Sr. Dir. Team & Organizational Development

Kimball brings 15 years of NHL experience to the Washington Capitals. The Washington Capitals have hired Dr. Aimee Kimball as the senior director of team and organizational development, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. "We are excited to welcome Aimee to our organization," said MacLellan. "Aimee...
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Caps hire Dr. Aimee Kimball to focus on mental strength and development

The Capitals have hired Dr. Aimee Kimball as senior director of team and organizational development, the team announced Monday. In describing her role, the team said via a release that, "Kimball will provide skilled direction and support in the areas of player development falling outside the standard skills (strength, and on-ice training). In addition, Kimball's work will include the proper formulation, accumulation and presentation of all player development related information and plans. Her work will span all phases of player development: pre-draft evaluation of players, development of players after draft and working with both minor league players and NHL players."

Washington Capitals hire Dr. Aimee Kimball to development staff

Just prior to the final session of Rookie Camp, the Washington Capitals hired Dr. Aimee Kimball as their senior director of team and organizational development. In a press release from the Caps, General Manager Brian MacLellan said:. “We are excited to welcome Aimee to our organization. Aimee brings a wealth...
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Digital Content Coordinator

Lead USA Hockey's day-to-day social media efforts while assisting with content production for various platforms. Basic Function: Lead USA Hockey's day-to-day social media efforts while assisting with content production for various platforms. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:. Produce written, graphic and video content for USA Hockey communication properties. Execute day-to-day...
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Ralph Herda Proves it’s Never Too Late to Try Hockey

Minnesota adult league player didn’t begin hockey until he was 55. Ralph Herda was just one goal shy of scoring his first career hat trick. His teammates were adamant about him reaching that milestone. In his 60s at the time, Herda was long overdue. “It was the third period and...

How Belmont Hill goalie Sam Scopa is slowing the game

The entire past year has been a whirlwind for Belmont Hill goaltender Sam Scopa. It began with him playing varsity as a freshman during the pandemic-affected 2020-21 campaign, as well as playing up a year with the Boston Jr. Eagles 16-U in the split season realm. Since then, the 2005-born...
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Sibell Named AHA Preseason Rookie Of The Year

WINTHROP, Mass. – Freshman goaltender Jake Sibell has been named the Atlantic Hockey Coaches' Preseason Rookie of the Year, announced by the league on Tuesday. Sibell joins Niagara from the Aberdeen Wings, which is part of the North American Hockey League (NAHL). During the 2020-21 season, Sibell made 1,105 saves and had a save percentage of 95.2%. He recoded 11 shutouts and compiled a record of 43-2-1, with a 1.19 goals against average. Sibell played in 11 playoff games and went 8-2-1 with a 1.93 goals against average and a 92.9% save percentage.

UMD women's hockey notebook: Betinol centralizing with Team China in 2021-22

Minnesota Duluth will be without junior forward Kassy Betinol in 2021-22 while she centralizes with the Chinese women’s national hockey team in the lead up to the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. Betinol, who finished last season as a fourth-line winger, has three goals and four assists in 55 career games...

Rangers Prospects Split Series with Flyers

The New York Rangers prospects split a weekend series against the Philadelphia Flyers. After a week of practicing the Rangers wrapped up their prospects camp with two scrimmages against the Flyers. 2021 Development Camp is a go. See you on Friday. 😎 #FutureBlue The Rangers dropped the opening game...

Color of Hockey: Hispanic Heritage Month resonates with Nieto

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past nine years. Douglas joined in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, as part of the NHL's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, he profiles San Jose Sharks forward Matt Nieto. Matt...

Hockey-Star-Turned-Fancam-Exec Rachel Goodger: Full Stadiums Breathe "A Lot Of Life Back'' Into Sports

In Rachel (Ramsey) Goodger’s four seasons as a defenseman for the University of Minnesota’s women’s hockey program, she was twice named conference defensive player-of-the-year and first-team All-American. As a senior, she was a co-captain finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given to the best player in the country on her way to leading the Golden Gophers to the third national championship of her career (2012, ’13, ’15).
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The Hockey News Endorses Sergej Goncharov for IIHF President

"President Sergej Goncharov" has a nice ring to it. The Hockey News fully endorses Goncharov to replace outgoing president Rene Fasel this month in Switzerland to be the future leader of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). I first met Sergej in 2008 when I was the chairman of Bauer...

Meet the Buckeye Newcomers

The 2021-22 Buckeye roster features 15 players from last season’s roster and welcomes 10 newcomers to the team. Get to know the new faces wearing Scarlet and Gray this season:. #1 Raygan Kirk. Raygan Kirk, a goaltender, arrives in Columbus having played in 41 games over the past two seasons...
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Game On -- With Changes

Discussing the 2021-22 playing rule changes and the impact on the youth level. Every four years we can count on a couple of things: the Olympic Winter Games (ideally with one or both teams bringing home hardware) and USA Hockey rule changes. Following the rule change process that began in...