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From the Trainer’s Room: How to avoid burnout during the hockey season

December 1st, 2021

The demands placed on athletes today in any given sport has increased immensely over the last 10 years. It is not uncommon for Colorado hockey players to play on a club and high school team at the same time. This means 3-4 practices a week and 2-3 games a weekend. Not to mention dryland and…

Denver to serve as host city for 2021 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction celebration

September 30th, 2021

USA Hockey announced today that the 2021 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction celebration – including the formal enshrinement of the Class of 2020 and 2021 as well as the presentation of the Lester Patrick Trophy to the 2020 and 2021 recipients — will take place on Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Denver Marriott Tech…

Vail couple makes donation to USA Hockey to support 2022 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games

September 1st, 2021

Vail residents Merv and Laine Lapin, longtime donors and friends of USA Hockey, have made a lead, gold-level gift to the USA Hockey Foundation’s Raise The Flag campaign in support of USA Hockey’s efforts in preparing teams for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. “We’re really proud to continue supporting USA Hockey,” said Merv…

Always bet on OneHockey: Las Vegas tournament series registration now open

June 30th, 2021

OneHockey is super excited to be bringing their five-star events to Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world. These tournaments will take place at the practice facility of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights, City National Arena, and at the new home of the AHL’s Henderson Silver Knights, Lifeguard Arena. 36 TEAMS PER WEEKEND –…

OneHockey brings aboard former NHLer Seiling as girls tournament director

April 9th, 2021

Ric Seiling played 10 years in the NHL and later worked for NHL Central Scouting and coached in the junior and pro hockey ranks. He was also part of the NWHL (National Women’s Hockey League) during the league’s inaugural season five seasons ago, leading the Buffalo Beauts to the Isobel Cup championship. These days, Seiling is…

Team OneHockey squads gearing up for summer tournament events across United States

March 19th, 2021

Summertime is right around the corner, and OneHockey is again offering multiple events for youth players of all ages. Having fun, while staying on track and playing hockey, are just some of the positives the events have yielded over the years. “When we first started OneHockey back in 2004, we used to put together summer…

OneHockey spring, summer showcases a springboard to junior, college hockey opportunities

February 10th, 2021

For more than 16 years, OneHockey has provided a unique tournament format that has had teams, associations, parents and coaches all raving about the entire experience. Once the spring and summer arrives, OneHockey kicks it into another gear with its showcase events. “Since 2004, we have helped hundreds of players move to all junior leagues…

Youth hockey coaches and team managers: “I chose OneHockey tournaments because…”

January 18th, 2021

The OneHockey brand has been in existence for several years, and in recent times, the tournament experience that the organization presents keeps improving in leaps and bounds. Recently, we asked several coaches and team managers from across the country why their teams chose OneHockey tournaments. Here are some of the responses we received: “Once we…

OneHockey 10U worldwide event set for Jan. 2022 in Syracuse

December 12th, 2020

OneHockey, the preeminent hockey tournament company in the world, is gearing up to host what director Sebastien Fortier is calling its signature event – the Syracuse U10 International Invitational. Scheduled for Jan. 25-30, 2022, the event will be held at the Upstate Medical University Arena at The Oncenter in Syracuse, home of the Syracuse Crunch…

OneHockey tournaments going full steam ahead, with safety the No. 1 priority

November 23rd, 2020

Ask most hockey folks what the top overall tournament program is, and most will answer “OneHockey.” Known as a group that takes tournaments to the next level with a unique setup, and balancing brackets to put competitiveness at the forefront, OneHockey continues to grow not only in California, but across the country with USA Hockey-sanctioned…

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