I didn't thing anything could be more cringeworthy in the NHL than the Jeremy Roenick disco, but every time the Hurricanes win at home these days is pretty much a total embarrassment to professional sports. Thank God for Don Cherry to finally say something... let's just all hope that this publicity stunt called "The Surge" fades into a lost memory. No need to write anything more... let's just all ignore it and hope it goes away. #coachscorner #cringe #nhl #thesurge
Last week there was a blizzard in Vancouver... out of control... like almost 5cm of snow, but the eager young pups showed up to play hockey anyways. There were a lot of great plays and some of the guys tried that penalty shot that I went over last week, and I think it went well. I think the big lesson of the week would be to think more defensive. Even as a forward, you have to cover your defense or there will be a lot of breakaways. In today's video, I cover: - Penalty Shot F
So I know I am no Don Cherry, but his influence lives a little bit inside of me as I watch him a ton and 99.9% agree with everything he has to say... except for blocking shots with your stick. He's a little bit hard on that saying you never block a shot with your stick. I'm like, "Dude I have blocked thousands of shots with my stick and a lot of those could have been goals. Maybe "twice"... count em 1, 2, in my whole life, I have accidentally deflected it past my own keeper.