Tag: Hockey

Andy O'Brien

Talking Hockey and Training with Strength Coach Andy O’Brien

Andy O’Brien is widely regarded as one of the top strength coaches in the sports industry. And thanks to a strong relationship with the best hockey player on the planet (Sidney Crosby, in case you were wondering), he has built up a stable of NHL stars who work with him every off-season. His training approach…




Who are the Fittest Players in the NHL?

Being fit isn’t the only prerequisite to being a good hockey player. Over the years, many players have had long and productive careers while not working out or eating as well as they potentially could have. And there have also been gym rats and fitness fanatics who haven’t been able to stick in the NHL. However,…




How to Make Your Training More “Hockey Specific”

You may not score 60 goals in the NHL any time soon, but you can learn a lot from how Steven Stamkos trains….




The Top 50 NHL Trade Value Rankings

   Crosby or Ovechkin? Malkin or Stamkos? Giroux or Tavares? Who is the best defenseman in the NHL? The answers to these questions can be found in my inaugural Top 50 NHL Trade Value Rankings. Read on…….




Brenden Dillon – The Next Big D in Big D?

Getting overlooked is nothing new to Dallas prospect Brenden Dillon. Being passed over at multiple NHL Entry Drafts wasn’t his first taste of disappointment, either. Dillon was overlooked as a 15-year old by every WHL team in the Bantam Draft for being too small. “I remember the whole thing. I was sitting with my dad,…




Tom Gaglardi and the Rebirth of the Dallas Stars

One commonality among successful professional sports organizations is strong ownership. Take a look at the most respected and well-regarded teams in the major sports, and a loyal and dedicated owner or ownership group is not far behind. The Los Angeles Lakers have won 10 NBA titles since Jerry Buss bought the team in 1979. Robert…